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Street Vendor Project - Urban Justice Center



We are a membership-based organization, founded and run by former and current vendors. We provide legal representation, advocacy, and grassroots organizing support to vendors across the city.

The Street Vendor Project also puts on the yearly Vendy Awards , which is both a fundraiser for SVP, a 501(c)(3), and a celebration of all street food vendors in New York City.

Mission: The mission of the Street Vendor Project of the Urban Justice Center is to advance economic and social justice among the approximately 10,000 people who sell food and merchandise on the streets and sidewalks of New York City.
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