As the situation with COVID-19 evolves, we at TakeRoot Justice are further adapting to continue helping marginalized New Yorkers all over the city since our last update. As our usual caseloads keep going, we’re also piloting new programs to help partners
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
Learn about Worker Protection Laws from this Fact Sheet from the NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection. If you believe an employer is violating the law, learn about how to file a complaint from this New York State Explainer.
Updated 4/20/2020 CARES Act Stimulus – IRS FAQ on Stimulus Who will receive Stimulus and how much will they receive: Single tax filer with adjusted gross income below $75,000, and married couples filing jointly with adjusted gross income below $150,000
TakeRoot’s Consumer Justice team recently deepened our work to support survivors of intimate partner violence. This work makes a difference in the life of survivors and clients like Ms. Jordan*, who we helped gain financial independence from her abuser this
TakeRoot Justice is standing up for workers’ rights, advocating for fair labor conditions, and getting New Yorkers justice when bosses exploit those desperately in need of a livelihood. This year, our Workers Rights team fought for five undocumented men who
We’ve been on the front lines helping people keep one of the most vital and intrinsic parts of their lives – their homes. Our housing team works with tenants and organizers across the city to fight for their rights to
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
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
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