The 10 Most Notable Homeless Stories of 2009

The 10 Most Notable Homeless Stories of 2009

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December 30, 2009

 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 number four. See the entire list.

 

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CIW Walk for Farmworker Justice! Vote for Publix as Scrooge of the Year!

CIW Walk for Farmworker Justice! Vote for Publix as Scrooge of the Year!

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December 11, 2009

As part of the Alliance for Fair Food, NESRI supported the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' (CIW) largest Publix action of the year in Lakeland, Florida, where Publix's headquarters are located.

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Musicians Release CD to Benefit Vermont Workers' Center

Musicians Release CD to Benefit Vermont Workers' Center

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December 10, 2009

A committed group of musicians released a benefit CD in support of realizing health care as a human right. Blues singer/guitarist Scott Ainslie pulled together nine other recording artists and produced "Care for All," a compilation CD to support the Healthcare is a Human Right campaign of NESRI Partner Vermont Workers' Center. The CD includes a special appearance by U.S.

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New Publication: Bringing Human Rights Home

New Publication: Bringing Human Rights Home

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December 8, 2009

We are excited to let you know about the publication of the new abridged edition of Bringing Human Rights Home: A History of Human Rights in the United States, edited by Cynthia Soohoo, NESRI Executive Director Catherine Albisa, and NESRI Board President Martha F.

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New Video: Holidays Video for Mayday New Orleans Save the Iberville Campaign

New Video: Holidays Video for Mayday New Orleans Save the Iberville Campaign

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December 5, 2009

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Dignity in Schools Campaign Releases National Resolution for Ending School Pushout

Dignity in Schools Campaign Releases National Resolution for Ending School Pushout

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December 3, 2009

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Walk for Farmworker Justice

Walk for Farmworker Justice

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December 1, 2009

After a series of successful protests at Publix supermarkets across the South last month, NESRI partner the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) is preparing for the largest Publix action of the year on Sunday, December 6, in Lakeland, Florida, where Publix's headquarters are located.

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Take Action! Join the Student Safety Coalition in Urging the City Council to Vote on the Student Safety Act Now!

Take Action! Join the Student Safety Coalition in Urging the City Council to Vote on the Student Safety Act Now!

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November 23, 2009

NESRI is a founding member of the Student Safety Coalition, a coalition of nineteen organizations working to increase accountability over school safety and discipline policies to protect students’ human rights to education and to be treated with dignity in school. The Student Safety Act would create new data reporting requirements about discipline and safety incidents in schools to increase transparency, and would require that students be educated about their rights to file complaints against school safety agents.

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The School to Prison Pipeline: Is it a Human Rights Violation?

The School to Prison Pipeline: Is it a Human Rights Violation?

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November 20, 2009

Back in October the Dignity in Schools Campaign co-sponsored the Roundtable Socratic Dialogue - The School to Prison Pipeline: Is it a Human Rights Violation?

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UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing Finds “Millions Lack Access to Affordable and Adequate Housing in the U.S

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing Finds “Millions Lack Access to Affordable and Adequate Housing in the U.S

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November 17, 2009

Raquel Rolnik, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing concluded her first official Mission to the U.S. on Sunday, November 8.  In her final statement to the press, she commented that “Millions lack access to affordable and adequate housing in the U.S.”  To view the official UN press release. To view the Special Rapporteur’s preliminary findings.

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