Hester Street

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Another World Is Possible

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Over the past year, Hester Street has worked hard to live up to this historic moment, redoubling our efforts to radically re-imagine the systems that shape our lives and create the roadmap to a more just future. Our work is predicated on our vision for a vibrant and resilient world driven by the vision and values of the many. Our […]

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2020 Census

Project     2020–Present

For the 2020 Census, Hester Street joined hundreds of community groups, advocates, service providers, representatives from labor and major civic institutions, and city agencies to mobilize to get New Yorkers counted in the Census. NYC’s Complete Count Campaign is the nation’s largest and most diverse coordinated municipal campaign to achieve a complete and accurate count […]

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New York Immigration Coalition

Project     2019–2020

Hester Street worked with the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) in 2019 to plan and manage the organization’s office renovations in Midtown Manhattan. NYIC is an umbrella policy and advocacy organization that represents over 200 immigrant and refugee rights groups throughout New York, including grassroots and nonprofit community organizations, religious and academic institutions, labor unions, […]

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Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC)

Project     2019–2020

Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC) is an initiative by NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to support Black entrepreneurs in starting and growing thriving businesses across the five boroughs in an effort to address the racial wealth gap. While Black individuals account for over 20% of New Yorkers, only 2% own NYC businesses and […]

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