This episode, we focus on the payday lending industry’s most recent attempt to legalize high-cost predatory lending in New York. We feature a conversation with New York State Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou about the importance of standing up for strong consumer protections as a matter of racial and economic justice. We also sit down with New Economy Project’s Campaigns Director, Andy Morrison, to discuss a vision for financial justice for New York City’s communities.
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New York Law Jounrnal — Attorneys for the plaintiffs in a debt collection suit lauded a decision Monday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, calling it a major victory for low-income people facing aggressive and potentially illegal collection practices.
New Economy Project seeks an experienced coalition organizer to join our team. The position offers an excellent opportunity to work directly with grassroots and constituent-led organizations on campaigns for economic democracy and transformational change.
NBC News — Our Campaigns Director Andy Morrison talks to NBC’s I-Team about New York State and City’s investments in companies whose predatory loans are illegal in New York.
Vice — Over the past five years, Maggie Kawinski watched as her young clients’ lives slowly came into focus. The New York immigration attorney has been working with undocumented people covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program protecting those brought to the US as children since Barack Obama started it in 2012.
El Diario — Ante la incertidumbre, la fecha límite y las ganas de colaborar para facilitar las cosas en lo posible a los acechados dreamers, organizaciones comunitarias, financieras y personas individuales están juntando esfuerzos para ayudar a renovar los documentos de DACA.
New Economy Project announced today that it has expanded its NYC DREAMer Loan Fund to provide rapid-response grants to New Yorkers applying for renewal of their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
In the latest episode of our podcast, we speak with Walter Barrientos, Make the Road organizer and longtime leader in the immigrant rights movement, and other New Yorkers about recent attacks on immigrant communities and why it is so critical that people take to the streets and demand justice.
NYC DREAMer Loan Fund recipients Luz, Lidia, Itzel, Dulce, Keisha, and Alex. Hear their stories. New Economy Project is outraged by Trump’s termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that since 2012 has provided protection from deportation, work permits, and other opportunities to more than 40,000 New Yorkers and 800,000 people around the […]