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.
Despite the lockdowns on city and state levels, the federal government is trying to keep immigration agencies and policies moving to some extent. Here are updates on recent developments: Immigration Detention Although ICE continues to operate and detain people, there
As we look back on 2019, TakeRoot is celebrating the extraordinary courage of clients like Tamara* a Haitian asylum seeker we worked with this year. This fearless political activist was repeatedly persecuted and threatened because of her vocal opposition to
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.
Palantir Technologies, co-founded by a Trump advisor in Silicon Valley, has created a smart-phone app that helps ICE round up undocumented workers. The number of arrests has shot up.
Rosa Saavedra Vanacore
Supervising Attorney (2019-Present)
Staff Attorney (2016-present)
Staff Attorney (2019-Present)