GRITtv Spotlight on "Coming Home: The Dry Storm"

GRITtv Spotlight on "Coming Home: The Dry Storm"

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November 8, 2009
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GRITtv's show Got Docs featured the documentary Coming Home: The Dry Storm, a new film on Katrina Survivors and Public Housing Advocates.

 

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NESRI Articles on the Health Care Reform Debate

NESRI Articles on the Health Care Reform Debate

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October 24, 2009

A new NESRI post on the Amnesty International USA blog analyses the health care reform bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, and argues that the proposed reform measures continue to make access to health care dependent on the ability to pay. 

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First Official UN Housing Mission to United States To Begin

First Official UN Housing Mission to United States To Begin

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October 22, 2009

The arrival of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, Raquel Rolnik, to New York City today, marks the start of her Official Fact Finding Mission to the United States.

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NESRI's Board President, Prof. Martha Davis appointed Assoc. Dean for Clinical and Exp. Education at Northeastern School of Law

NESRI's Board President, Prof. Martha Davis appointed Assoc. Dean for Clinical and Exp. Education at Northeastern School of Law

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September 25, 2009

NESRI’s Board President, Professor Martha Davis, has been appointed Associate Dean for Clinical and Experiential Education at Northeastern School of Law. Associate Dean Davis will lead the School of Law’s unique, comprehensive and widely acclaimed program of integrated experiential learning. 

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Vermont Workers' Center organizes People's Forums

Vermont Workers' Center organizes People's Forums

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September 22, 2009

From September 22 to October 6, 2009, the Vermont Workers’ Center will be organizing a series of People’s Forums to be held across the state of VT.  The People’s Forums are designed as people’s accountability sessions to document the people’s demand for universal, equitable health care and to elicit commitments from state legislators to meet those demands.  Public Forums are currently scheduled for the end of September through the beginning of October in Montpelier (9/22), Bennington (9/24), Brattleboro (9/29), Burli

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Grading the Katrina Recovery

Grading the Katrina Recovery

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September 9, 2009
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New NESRI Podcast with Christine Kaufmann on the Human Right to Health Care

New NESRI Podcast with Christine Kaufmann on the Human Right to Health Care

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September 8, 2009

In August, NESRI’s Human Right to Health Director, Anja Rudiger, interviewed Christine Kaufmann, Montana State Senator and long-time Director of the Montana Human Rights Network, about her experience of developing Montana’s increasingly influential human right to health care campaign.

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"Four Years Later, Let's End the Human Rights Crisis in KatrinaRitaVille"

"Four Years Later, Let's End the Human Rights Crisis in KatrinaRitaVille"

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August 28, 2009
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New NESRI Podcast with Alan Peura on the Human Right to Health Care

New NESRI Podcast with Alan Peura on the Human Right to Health Care

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August 28, 2009

This August, NESRI’s Human Right to Health Director, Anja Rudiger, visited our partner organization, the Montana Human Rights Network, which is based in Helena, Montana. Together, the Network and NESRI held a series of focus group discussions on community health needs in Lewis and Clark County. On her visit to Montana Anja interviewed Alan Peura, the Helena City Commissioner who was instrumental in drafting the county’s right to health care resolution.

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New Video Responds to HUD Secretary’s Visit to New Orleans 4 Years After Katrina

New Video Responds to HUD Secretary’s Visit to New Orleans 4 Years After Katrina

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August 27, 2009

Thursday, August 27:  In this Mayday New Orleans filmed and produced video, New Orleanians say that HUD is still failing their city, even under the new administration. Jobs rebuilding public housing sites are going to out of town workers and are controlled by Texas based contractors. The numbers of units being built on the sites of demolished public housing developments are far fewer than pre-Katrina numbers.

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