Make the Road New York

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Justice & Legal
  • LGBTQ+


9210 ROOSEVELT AVEJACKSON HTS, NY 11372 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of immigrant and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.


Make the Road New York forges alliances between New York communities that face shared hardships and injustices. All of the communities in which we work are predominantly populated by poor and working class Latinos, immigrants and African Americans. MRNY ' s 10,000+ members come from over 25 different countries and have a wide range of experiences and backgrounds.

MRNY has centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn ; Jackson Heights, Queens ; Port Richmond, Staten Island ; and Brentwood, Long Island , a nd our membership also draws from the surrounding neighborhoods of Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York, Ridgewood, Woodside, Elmhurst, Corona, Central Islip, and Patchogue. Our advocacy and litigation work affect millions of other low-income and immigrant New Yorkers on the citywide level and increasingly at the state level.


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by Flavi D. from Brooklyn, NY (November 13, 2018)
I would love to participate in this even and tell everybody I can tell to participate too because I was an ESL student and I would love to help people the people that were in my situation because I know very well how it feels like to have nobody to help you with the English so please consider me I could tell the whole world to help too

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