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This week on the Daily Beat we look into NYC’s vanishing local, small businesses and the action taking to save them.
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Today: Thursday April 16, 2015 – This week’s podcast reviews the #SAVENYC campaign taking storm throughout social media. It began through the efforts of Jeremiah Moss, the author of the Vanishing New York Blog. Now across the city, people are rallying to pass the Small Business Jobs Survival Act to protect the rights of our favorite local shops to survive.
Today, I speak with Nikoa Evans-Hendricks, one of the founding members of Harlem Park to Park, which is a grass-roots organization dedicated to supporting and branding the local businesses from Central Park North to 135th street and Morningside Park to Marcus Garvey Park. Evans-Hendricks speaks with me about the obstacles being an entrepreneur in Harlem and how her organization, as well as the Small Business Jobs Survival Act, can protect the charm of the neighborhood.
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