New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable and precarious immigrant workers and their families, with a focus on day laborers, domestic workers, and newly arrived immigrants.
Photos: (Left) NICE staff and member volunteers working to distribute groceries to immigrant households in most need; (Right) NICE members participate in an action to advocate for their rights as immigrant workers
April 09, 2020
New York Times profiles NICE members and the devastating impact of COVID-19 in our neighborhoods.Read More
April 06, 2020
"The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) could mean additional agony for hundreds of day laborers, mostly Latin American immigrants, who stand on the corner of 69th Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Queens and other points throughout the city every morning – and now on...Read More
March 24, 2020
"While most of the city is shutting down, immigrant workers are exposing themselves to this virus," said Manny Castro, executive director of New Immigrant Community Empowerment. “As cleaning workers, day laborers, as construction workers, restaurant and delivery workers...their work cannot be done by telecommuting."...Read More