NESRI and Partners in the Media

May 18, 2014
About a hundred people gathered outside Publix to ask the grocery chain to participate in a program that improves conditions for farmworkers. A penny more. It may not sound like a lot, but to a group... Keep reading »
May 13, 2014
How can we establish entire systems that first and foremost treat students as people in the image of God – capable of growth and success – rather than defining them solely based on their... Keep reading »
May 6, 2014
Huffington Post Live posted this interview with Executive Producer Eric Schlosser and Gerardo Reyes Chavez from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers , in advance of the premiere of a film named "Food... Keep reading »
May 1, 2014
Today’s front page AlterNet article begins with “ A people's movement is leading the way to establishing the first genuinely universal healthcare system in the country .” The article, by... Keep reading »
April 25, 2014
The CIW's Fair Food Program (FFP) gets NY Times front page attention, days before "Food Chains" debuts at the Tribeca Film Festival . The Times' Steven Greenhouse outlines CIW's amazing history and... Keep reading »
April 6, 2014
A coalition of community groups [including NESRI partner the United Workers], labor activists, and faith-based organizations partnered for a rally in East Baltimore demanding housing justice. Renters... Keep reading »
April 1, 2014
James Haslam and the Vermont Workers' Center have a growing presence in a wide spectrum of issues MONTPELIER —When a House committee held a public hearing this month on raising the minimum wage, a... Keep reading »
March 30, 2014
Activists say Hopkins-related redevelopment in East Baltimore has squeezed residents out and added to the epidemic of vacant houses Beth Myers-Edwards describes her experiences as a renter in... Keep reading »
March 29, 2014
Within the past five years, Shantress Wise says, she has been forced out of one home by a developer, evicted from another apartment after losing her job, and lived in two homeless shelters. Wise, of... Keep reading »
March 26, 2014
Students and activists from across the country went to Capitol Hill this week to demand lawmakers set education policy that encourages students instead of criminalizing them. New data from the... Keep reading »



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