Street vendor project in NY/ Un progetto sui venditori ambulanti a NY

(EN)It’s a fresh news the proposal of a regional law by Formigoni/DeCorato, Milan’s sherif, to prevent the “anarchy of take-away ” limiting the possibility for people to buy food and eat it in front of the shops. And recently I discovered this interesting project based in New York and called Street Vendor. It supports small businesspeople working long hours under harsh conditions, asking for nothing more than a chance to sell their goods on the public sidewalk and , in recent years, have been victims of New York’s aggressive “quality of life” crackdown. The project aims to create a vendors’ movement for permanent change and it’s an initiative promoted by Urban Justice Center, a non-profit organization that provides legal representation and advocacy to various marginalized groups of New Yorkers. On their website you can find two lovely infographics: one exploring the world of street vendors, the second one is a guide for the street vendors themselves to know their rights.

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