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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. Learn more »

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January 1, 2020 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Food, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Social Security, Work with Dignity
We are so thankful that you stood with us in 2019! Your support of NESRI has helped us build community-driven solutions to our most critical problems. Solutions that are rooted in rights, equity, and democracy. Solutions that work and put power back... Keep reading »
December 10, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
Today marks the 71st Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, celebrated each year as Human Rights Day. This year, more than ever, we are committing to raising the stakes in our support of grassroots movements for human rights and authentic democracy. Today is also the launch date for a new campaign for a... Keep reading »
December 3, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Food, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
Every Giving Tuesday, people from all around the world take collective action to make an impact through online giving in support of causes they believe in. This year Giving Tuesday will be on December 3 and we invite you to join us in our work of building a future grounded in human rights values for people and communities. Your... Keep reading »
December 1, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Food, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
This coming year, we are marking fifteen years since our organization’s founding. In the coming weeks, we will have some exciting announcements about our organization and our work. For now, we ask you to save the date for our anniversary commemoration, on April 30, 2020. Keep reading »
November 28, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S.
Today we commemorate Indigenous struggles for land and liberation. An honest reckoning... Keep reading »