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Unlicensed Vendors At Grand Army Plaza Lament Holiday Crackdown

2023-12-11T12:00:33-05:00December 9th, 2023|


“It is incredibly complicated. It's more inaccessible than not,” said Carina Kaufman-Gutierrez, deputy director of the Street Vendor Project. “It's very much these layers of red tape that make it incredibly complicated just for an average vendor to operate.”

Vendedores Ambulantes Del Puente De Brooklyn Se Oponen A Ser Desalojados: “No Es Justo”

2023-12-11T12:08:11-05:00December 6th, 2023|


Eric Nava Pérez, del [Street Vendor Project of the Urban Justice Center], que representa a 3,000 vendedores ambulantes, expresó que se oponen a la propuesta de la Ciudad de Nueva York para desalojarlos y apunta que "deberían solicitar propuestas de los mismos vendedores".

I On Politics

2023-12-11T12:05:58-05:00December 6th, 2023|

Queens Gazette

“The Corona Plaza Street Vendors Association is grateful to the elected officials and partners for their support for our community’s street vendors, most of whom are immigrant mothers,” said Rosario Troncoso, board president, Corona Plaza Street Vendors Association and member, Street Vendor Project, Urban Justice Center.

NYC Councilmembers Look To Lift Decades-Old Cap On Street Vendor Permits

2023-12-11T12:04:27-05:00December 6th, 2023|


“The vision here is to have a functioning system that allows for the street vendors to thrive, not only survive, in our city,” said Mohamed Attia, the managing director of the Street Vendor Project, which helped craft the bills.

Vendors Return To Corona Plaza – With Tough Competition For Just Over A Dozen Stalls

2023-12-04T12:02:39-05:00November 30th, 2023|

The City

“For the first, probably, week or so it’s going to be just merchandise,” said Carina Kaufman-Gutierrez, deputy director of the Urban Justice Center’s Street Vendor Project, who told THE CITY that food vendors are still waiting on new permits to be processed before they can return."

Vendors Return To Corona Plaza In Queens, This Time With A License

2023-12-04T12:06:19-05:00November 29th, 2023|


"Street Vendor Project Deputy Director Carina Kaufman-Gutierrez said the four-month shutdown devastated vendors economically. "These are folks who live and work in the community, who are raising their families here. It's primarily immigrant women."