Freelancers Hub at Made in NY Media Center

NYC's freelancers have a new home.

Coworking. Workshops. Legal Help. Benefits Assistance. All free.

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A center for freelancers

Freelancers Hub is a community space designed to help New York City's freelancers thrive!

Join us for free coworking, educational workshops, legal and financial clinics, benefits assistance, and community events.

Coworking

Cowork for free four times a month in our beautiful space in DUMBO, Brooklyn.


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Events

Apr
24
10AM-01PM

Special Event

Your safety net: Benefits information for freelancers

Apr
29
05PM-07PM

Workshop

¡Freelance no significa gratis, conoce tus derechos!

Apr
30
02PM-04PM

Workshop

Source Development for Freelance Journalists

May
01
06PM-08PM

Brooklyn Freelancers Union SPARK: Proposals to Get the Job

May
06
07PM-09PM

Special Event

Ready, Set, Launch: An Artist Portfolio Website Series

May
07
10AM-04PM

Special Event

Brand therapy office hours

May
09
02PM-04PM

Workshop

How to Balance Parenting and Freelancing

May
13
06PM-09PM

Workshop

Building a Sustainable Business

May
15
11AM-05PM

Special Event

Freelance Isn't Free Day

May
23
04PM-06PM

Workshop

Contract Basics for Artists and Creatives

Want to teach a class? Have an idea for a freelancer-friendly program? We want to hear from you.

The space

Freelancers Hub is located in the Made in New York Media Center by IFP, a collaborative space in DUMBO featuring classrooms, conference rooms, a library, state-of-the-art 72-seat theater, media arts gallery, and café. 

Location

Freelancers Hub is located at 30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY

Coworking hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm by prior appointment.

Contact us at info@freelancershub.nyc



About Freelancers Hub

Join us at Freelancers Hub for:

  • Free coworking
  • Events and educational programming for freelancers
  • Freelance business workshops
  • Access to legal and financial resources

Freelancers Hub is operated by Freelancers Union in partnership with the Made in NY Media Center by IFP and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.

Freelancers Hub represents a historic and first-of-its-kind public/private partnership to serve freelancers. We hope it will serve as a model for freelancers across the country.

FAQs

Who can attend events?

Freelancers Hub is open to anyone who lives or works in New York City. All of our core services and events are offered for free.
 

Is Freelancers Hub for Freelancers Union members only?

No! Freelancers Hub is open to everyone living and working in New York City. Attend workshops, coworking, and all Freelancers Hub activities by registering in advance. Registering for Freelancers Hub will also make you a member of Freelancers Union--membership is free and gives you access to resources and community to help you and your business thrive.
 

How much does it cost?

All of our core services and events at Freelancers Hub--including coworking--are offered for free.
 

How does coworking work?

Coworking is free and open to the community from 9am to 5pm, Monday-Friday. You must register in advance and agree to comply with our community guidelines. Individuals are permitted to cowork at Freelancers Hub up to four days per month.  
 

Can I teach a class?

We are accepting proposals for workshops, classes, and event ideas on a rolling basis via this form. All workshops, classes, and event ideas should be oriented toward the freelancing community and fall within our designated areas of interest: freelancing 101 skills, contracts and legal issues for freelancers, networking and community building, health and wellness, and finances and budgeting.
 

Can I host my event at Freelancers Hub?

Proposals to host an event at Freelancers Hub can be submitted using this form.
 

I live outside of New York. When will we get a Freelancers Hub in my area?

For the time being, Freelancers Hub exists solely in New York City through a partnership with the Made in New York Media Center by IFP and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. For inquiries about potential partnerships to bring Freelancers Hub to your area, contact us at info@freelancershub.nyc.
 

Is Freelancers Hub wheelchair accessible?

Yes. Freelancers Hub is accessible according to ADA guidelines via a ramp located on the ground floor.