- Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) official website for one of the City agencies that governs vending issues
- NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board are the police harassing you? File a complaint
- NYPD home page of New York’s finest
- Green Carts a ton of information on NYC’s program to encourage fruit and vegetable vending in some areas
- Worksman Cycle experienced and recommended NYC-based manufacturer of food vending carts
- Shanghai Stainless another well-regarded food cart and truck fabricator and friend of SVP
Small Business & Legal Resources
- Business Center for New Americans (BCNA) services for immigrants, including business planning and loans
- Law Help.org legal resources for low income people: employment discrimination, immigration, housing, etc.
- Laws of the City of New York public access to NYC Charter, Administrative Code, and Rules
- Hot Bread Kitchen training and food entrepreneurship programs for immigrant women and small business owners
SVP Friend & Ally organizations
- Turnstile Tours leads great New York City food cart (and other!) tours
- Reverend Billy & the Church of Stop Shopping — anti-globalism crusader and vendor supporter
- Center for Urban Pedagogy demystifies complex urban issues, like via our Vendor Power guide
- New York Immigration Coalition works with us on language access, immigration reform, civic participation, etc.
- Food Chain Workers Alliance organizes workers from the field to the food cart! SVP is a proud member.
- AVA is a street vendor association of Chicago, Illinois
- Street Net international alliance of street vendor organizations (of which SVP is a proud member)
- NYC Food Truck Association standing up for the rights of food truck owners and operators
- Make the Road New York is building membership-based power for Latino and working class communities
- United Worker Congress is a network of excluded workers across the US
- Historic Vendor Images NY Public Library’s archive of historic drawings and photographs of street vendors
- Pushcart Recommendations of the Mayor’s Commission shows how NYC vendors were treated in 1906
- Suzanne Wasserman’s ”The Good Old Days of Poverty: the Battle Over Pushcart Peddling on the LES “
- SIDEWALK by Mitchell Duneier required reading for anyone interested in street vendors in NYC
- Inclusive Cities has a ton of great reports on the global informal economy
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