Congressional Hearings on housing in New Orleans

Congressional Hearings on housing in New Orleans

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Publication Date: 
August 26, 2009
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NESRI's Board President appointed Associate Dean of Northeastern School of Law

NESRI's Board President appointed Associate Dean of Northeastern School of Law

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August 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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'Big Four' Public Housing Issues Addressed by Congresswoman

'Big Four' Public Housing Issues Addressed by Congresswoman

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August 21, 2009
Author: 
Katy Reckdahl
Organization Title: 
The Times-Picayune

Representative Maxine Waters’ held congressional hearings in New Orleans last week.  The hearings focused on the Road Home Program and the Status of the “Big Four” public housing developments.  Representative Waters reverberated her commitment to one for one replacement on demolished units and questioned developers around the status of rebuilding. Resident testified, including Stephanie Mingo from St. Bernard. (The Big Four hearing)


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Two Online Calls for the Human Right to Health Care

Two Online Calls for the Human Right to Health Care

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August 21, 2009

With the national health care debate raging through the summer, two new online articles call attention to the need to reframe the fight for real health care reform in human rights terms.

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Campaign to Restore National Housing Rights Wins Field Hearings in New Orleans

Campaign to Restore National Housing Rights Wins Field Hearings in New Orleans

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August 21, 2009

In a victory for the Campaign to Restore National Housing Rights and Mayday New Orleans the Congressional Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity has concluded two days of field hearings in New Orleans.

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NESRI Travels to West Virginia for Poverty Scholars Leadership School

NESRI Travels to West Virginia for Poverty Scholars Leadership School

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August 17, 2009

Last week NESRI and its partners CADRE, Mayday New Orleans, FFLIC, and CIW all attended the Poverty Initiative’s Poverty Scholars Leadership School.

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NESRI mourns Marilyn Clement, human rights advocate

NESRI mourns Marilyn Clement, human rights advocate

NESRI deeply mourns the loss of Marilyn Clement, a great human rights advocate. Marilyn was an inspiration to all of us, and she set a wonderful example of what it means to work for rights and justice for all. One of her many legacies is the emerging shift in discourse from health care as a commodity to health care as a right.

NESRI’s Tiffany Gardner Appears On GRITtv With Laura Flanders

NESRI’s Tiffany Gardner Appears On GRITtv With Laura Flanders

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August 6, 2009

On the heels of a highly successful Advisory Group on Forced Evictions Fact Finding Mission to New Orleans, NESRI’s Human Right to Housing Director Tiffany Gardner, along with Sam Jackson of Mayday New Orleans, and Leilani Farha, co-leader of the International Advisory Group on Forced Evictions, appeared on GRITtv with

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Advisory Group on Forced Eviction finishes Fact Finding Mission

Advisory Group on Forced Eviction finishes Fact Finding Mission

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July 31, 2009
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OpenForum Blog Post: Why "Health Insurance Reform" Fails to Meet Human Rights Principles

OpenForum Blog Post: Why "Health Insurance Reform" Fails to Meet Human Rights Principles

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Publication Date: 
July 30, 2009
Author: 
Anja Rudiger
Organization Title: 
OpenForum

NESRI's Human Right to Health Program Director, Anja Rudiger, posted "Why 'Health Insurance Reform' Fails to Meet Human Rights Principles" on OpenForum, a blog supported by the community of Health and Human Rights: An International Journal.

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