"The gavel came down, the auction ended, and the winners carted their new purchases home. The bidders had walked the market, seen the wares, placed their offers and the highest bid won. It was a...Keep reading »
Since its founding in 1993, Chipotle has begun to emerge as a kind of rock star in the food world. It's fast food, but it's fresh, and the company's "food with integrity" philosophy has...Keep reading »
The February edition of Chicago Independent Television highlights the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign, which started out as an attempt to keep former Cabrini Green resident Lenise Forrest from being...Keep reading »
Cathy Albisa, NESRI Executive Director, and Rob Robinson of NESRI ally Picture the Homeless discussed public housing, homelessness and the foreclosure crisis on GRITtv with host Laura Flanders. The...Keep reading »
Try to imagine a situation in which someone whom you deeply care about -- a friend, a family member, a co-worker -- is doing something wrong and totally out of character, say cheating on his wife,...Keep reading »
Change.org recently compiled a list of the 10 news stories on homelessness that stood out the most in 2009. The UN Housing Mission to the US, coordinated by NESRI and partners, came in at...Keep reading »
Right now, a dedicated group of volunteers and organizers are working to stop the poor from being thrown out in the cold.
The Chicago Anti-Eviction campaign started with Lenise Forrest, a Cabrini-...Keep reading »
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In partnership with communities, NESRI works to build a broad movement for economic & social rights, including health, housing, education and work with dignity. Based on the principle that fundamental human needs create human rights obligations on the part of government and the private sector, NESRI advocates for public policies that guarantee the universal and equitable fulfillment of these rights in the United States.