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Freelancers Union is launching a hub for freelancers in NYC

As every freelancer knows, you’re only as good as your network and community. So why shouldn’t freelancers have their own community hub within every city? Well, Freelancers Union is hoping to build just that.

Today we are celebrating the upcoming launch of Freelancers Hub, a dedicated space for freelancers in DUMBO, Brooklyn!

Freelancers Hub features:

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Also, we want to hear your ideas for building a center that helps freelancers thrive. Are you an expert who would be interested in hosting a workshop or do you have a great idea for an event? Please let us know.

This is a historic and first-of-its-kind partnership between Freelancers Union, the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, and the Independent Filmmaker Project, and marks the first concerted effort by a city to invest in providing direct training and freelancers. We hope it will serve as a model to replicate across the country.

Sign up for Freelancers Hub and check out some fo the great coverage it has received:

Caitlin Pearce Former Executive Director of Freelancers Union. During her 9-year tenure, Caitlin spearheaded ambitious union initiatives such as launching Freelancers Hub and passing the Freelance Isn't Free law.