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September 15, 2016
The new school safety data released today, which takes into account NYPD precinct level arrests and the use of handcuffs and restraints, shows there are deep racial inequities in school safety... Keep reading »
July 22, 2016
Today’s release of the second and final phase of recommendations from the Mayor’s Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline is a culmination of over a year of meetings involving a broad base... Keep reading »
February 26, 2016
Prompted by a renewed national discussion of universal, publicly financed health care, many economists are urging serious exploration of public health care financing, arguing that such a system would... Keep reading »
April 28, 2015
Baltimore, MD – Grassroots leaders of Baltimore’s Human Rights organization and NESRI partner, the United Workers, are calling for dialogue and reconciliation with neighbors and city policy makers to... Keep reading »
February 27, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shoshi Chowdhury, Dignity in Schools Campaign-NY, 347-832-8391 Kesi Foster, Urban Youth Collaborative, 646-404-4947 **Media advisory for Monday, March 2nd, 5:00 pm... Keep reading »
February 26, 2015
MONTPELIER, VT: A new health care financing plan and a letter signed by over 100 economists make the case for Vermont to establish what would be the first universal, publicly financed health care... Keep reading »
February 18, 2015
"This is a harbinger of a new, human-rights based, Fair Development policy in Baltimore."-NESRI Baltimore regional governments and institutions pull the plug on financial support of the Energy... Keep reading »
January 16, 2015
Today, organizations affiliated with the Vermont Human Rights Council [1], a coalition of disability rights, climate justice, and workers’ rights organizations, released the following statement in... Keep reading »
January 8, 2015
MONTPELIER - Dozens of universal healthcare supporters are sitting-in at the Vermont statehouse this evening, following a colorful rally drawing hundreds and a series of interruptions with banners... Keep reading »
December 17, 2014
Today the Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign released the following statement in response to Governor Shumlin’s failure to move forward with universal, publicly financed healthcare in Vermont... Keep reading »

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