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A New Social Contract: Collective Solutions Built by and for Communities

A New Social Contract: Collective Solutions Built by and for Communities

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May 24, 2018
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NESRI

Read the report now! A New Social Contract centers people at the frontline of injustice as leaders with the political imagination to create a better shared future for our country and our world.

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Report on UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing Visit to New York City

Report on UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing Visit to New York City

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Author: 
Robert Robinson

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NESRI Stands in Solidarity with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Communities

NESRI Stands in Solidarity with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Communities

The Trump administration plans to legally redefine sex and gender, starting with young people. This plan, while not yet officially announced, would effectively exclude trans and non-binary students from legal protections under Title IX, paving the way for the further erosion of basic civil rights for transgender people, intersex people, and anyone who does not conform to strict gender roles.

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Labor Trafficking Case Exposes Endemic Abuse in Minnesota's Construction Industry

Labor Trafficking Case Exposes Endemic Abuse in Minnesota's Construction Industry

Last week, the Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (CTUL) helped local authorities bring a labor trafficking case against construction contractor Ricardo Batres – making this one of the first labor trafficking cases filed in Minnesota.

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Thousands Across the U.S. Join the March for Black Women

Thousands Across the U.S. Join the March for Black Women

NESRI joined with Black Women's Blueprint, DC Rape Crisis Center, and Marsha P. Johnson Center in sponsoring the March for Black Women in New York City, Washington, D.C., and several other cities. The marches called for a New Social Contract to address the multiple issues that disproportionately harm black women and girls’ lives, including sexual violence, policing, a broken immigration system and the epidemic of homicides against black transgender women.

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Complaint Filed Against Auditing Company for Ignoring Fatal Flaws in Garment Factory

Complaint Filed Against Auditing Company for Ignoring Fatal Flaws in Garment Factory

September 12, 2018, marked the six-year anniversary of the Ali Enterprises factory fire in Pakistan, which killed nearly 300 workers. This was this the single deadliest factory fire in the history of modern garment production and the deadliest industrial accident in Pakistan’s history.

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Congressional Women’s Caucus Hearing on Workplace Sexual Harassment Spotlights Fair Food Program

Congressional Women’s Caucus Hearing on Workplace Sexual Harassment Spotlights Fair Food Program

On the one-year anniversary of the of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault and harassment allegations, the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues hosted a hearing about sexual harassment entitled “#MeToo, What’s Next? Turning a Movement into Action.”

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PUT PEOPLE FIRST! PA STATEWIDE WEEK OF ACTION

PUT PEOPLE FIRST! PA STATEWIDE WEEK OF ACTION

Healthcare Profiteers Put On Notice

Actions across the state September 10-17

At every level of our healthcare system, profiteering entities like Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), insurance companies, nursing care facilities and prison healthcare providers are preventing people from getting quality, dignified and necessary care. From the 10th to the 17th of September, Put People First! PA, a statewide organization with members in 17 counties, will be drawing attention to this important issue.

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Victory in Baltimore: 20 Million Dollars for Permanently Affordable Housing

Victory in Baltimore: 20 Million Dollars for Permanently Affordable Housing

Baltimore will spend $20 million dollars a year on an affordable housing trust, with funding coming from two excise taxes on real estate transactions over one million dollars and other allocations. The trust will be used to create, rehabilitate and preserve more than 4,100 units of affordable housing in the next decade.

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Healthcare is a Human Right Collaborative arrives in Hazleton

Healthcare is a Human Right Collaborative arrives in Hazleton

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