Direct Representation From 2018 to June 2020, TakeRoot’s Equitable Neighborhoods and Capacity Building practices provided legal services to small businesses taking on their landlords in negotiations for repairs, lease renewals and fair treatment under their contract as a provider under
FAQ for Immigrant-Owned Worker Cooperatives on Federal Funding Options (Various): General guidance for immigrant worker owners applying for federal funding programs Resources for Worker Cooperatives (New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives): Compilation of resources with a framing toward supporting
Small Business Legal Relief Alliance (Various): Coalition of legal service organizations and law firms providing free telephonic consultations on a range of COVID-19-related issues, including leases, employment, contracts, insurance and taxes FAQ for Small Businesses with Commercial Leases (TakeRoot, VOLS
Setting up a Disaster Relief Fund for Individuals Impacted by COVID-19 (IRS): Resources from the IRS around how to set up a mutual aid fund through a nonprofit corporation, including webinars Resources for New York Nonprofits (Lawyers Alliance New York): Compilation of resources
The City has the legal authority to suspend rents for commercial tenants impacted by the pandemic and stabilize commercial rents in the long term. By Paula Z. Segal, Cheryl Walker and Catherine Humphreville May 15, 2020 Having reduced her restaurant to
New executive order from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo amending rules for commercial and residential evictions during the coronavirus pandemic could be particularly challenging for small businesses, according to senior staff attorney at TakeRoot Justice.
TakeRoot is committed to standing with our partners and their communities as they face the coronavirus pandemic. We have created resources for Organizations, Worker Coops and Small Businesses, for Workers, for Consumers, for Immigrants, and for NYCHA Residents & Organizers.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Capacity Building and Equitable Neighborhoods practices have compiled lists of legal and financial resources available to worker cooperatives, small businesses, and nonprofits.
Our Capacity Building team strengthens the solidarity economy in New York and supports workers as owners and decision makers. In collaboration with our longtime partners, the NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives and Green Worker Cooperatives, we legally formed New York
We are looking for current law students to intern with us this summer, in Capacity Building, Consumer Justice, Equitable Neighborhoods, Housing & Tenants' Rights, Immigrants' Rights, or Workers' Rights.