March 21, 2019
The Nation summarizes our recent human rights assessment of the Medicare for All Act, explaining how treating health care as a human right requires guaranteeing equal access to all and building... Keep reading »
February 27, 2019
The Medicare for All Act of 2019 "sets a new standard for universally and equitably guaranteeing healthcare as a human right in the United States." That's according to a new comprehensive assessment... Keep reading »
January 30, 2019
Residents and activists opposed to the scheduled closure of UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster are expected to assemble outside the county government this afternoon. Tammy Rojas, a member with Put People First... Keep reading »
December 10, 2018
This week, NESRI is proud to join the American Friends Service Committee, faith leaders, and communities across the country for a week of action in solidarity with the migrant caravan and all who... Keep reading »
December 4, 2018
Today at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, leading voices in the global movement for climate justice held an official press conference to unveil the People’s Demands for... Keep reading »
October 22, 2018
New York NY - UN Special Rapporteur on the Right To Adequate Housing Leilani Farha was in New York City last week to discuss her thematic report on Informal Settlements at the UN. While in New York... Keep reading »
October 22, 2018
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... Keep reading »
October 3, 2018
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... Keep reading »
October 1, 2018
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... Keep reading »
September 25, 2018
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... Keep reading »

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