About Us

our mission, vision, and programs

About


Mission

Devotion NYC is a community advocacy organization. Our goal is to empower low and moderate income individuals to secure employment and business development opportunities that will strengthen them and their communities.

We support the development of business and employment models that promote economic development.

We adhere to the principles of Humanity-Based Economics, a philosophy that says the primary purpose of economic activity should be to assure the fundamental well-being of all human beings.

Vision

Low and moderate income communities with self-sustaining businesses and employment models.

Who We Are

Devotion NYC is made up of individuals, organizations and small businesses working to eliminate poverty and social instability within low and moderate income communities by advancing change in government and corporate policy.

We’re a tax-exempt social welfare organization as described in Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 501(c)(4).

Programs

Policy Research

We gather and analyze information related to issues affecting our community, with the goal of advancing the development of effective government and corporate policies.

Community Education

We work with community organizations to produce workshops and events designed to build skills and promote economic self-sufficiency.

Solutions Advocacy

We advocate on behalf of local small businesses and organizations by encouraging corporate and political reinvestment in the form of employment, business development opportunities, and other resources.