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150 Days Later: Unemployed and Excluded

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150 Days into COVID, New Report Reveals Persistent Staggering Unemployment and Housing Insecurity for Working-Class Immigrant, Black, and Brown NYers Make the Road NY and Hester Street Survey Finds 66% Unemployed, 85% Worried About August Rent, and 98% of Undocumented Have Received Zero State, Federal Aid Download the full report here Make the Road New […]

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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 Immigrant Coalition

Project     2019–2020

Hester Street worked with the New York Immigrant 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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NYCHA Chelsea Houses Working Group

Project     2019–Present

Hester Street began working in collaboration with NYCHA residents, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and a number of city and state officials on a working group to address the future of the Fulton Houses, Elliot-Chelsea Houses and Chelsea Addition NYCHA developments. The Chelsea developments face […]

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