April 27, 2009
NESRI Press Release: On May 1st the Vermont Workers’ Center brought the human right to health care to the nation’s attention with a large rally at the State House in Montpelier. The “Healthcare is a... Keep reading »
April 6, 2009
Today NESRI launched two new web 2.0 tools. In podcast 3 (of 5) NESRI Executive Director Cathy Albisa and CADRE Executive Director Maisie Chin, a NESRI partner, address the opening plenary of the U.S... Keep reading »
March 18, 2009
NESRI Press Release , March 17, 2009 Health Care Reform Must Meet Human Rights Standards: 10 Principles for Financing Health Care In response to President Obama’s eight principles for health care... Keep reading »
February 12, 2009
NESRI joins human rights and housing justice organizations across the country in decrying the eviction of residents from New Orleans' Lafitte Public Housing Development. Keep reading »
February 4, 2009
On Wednesday, the New York State Assembly Labor Committee approved legislation to provide comprehensive labor standards to domestic workers employed in private homes. The bill, known as the Domestic... Keep reading »
October 23, 2008
The following statement was issued today in New York by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik. Keep reading »
June 13, 2008
Last week, the New York Times published a story detailing reactions from long-time community members to the recent leaps in Harlem’s gentrification. Residents are banding together to protest the... Keep reading »
June 6, 2008
A group of NYC high school students formed Youth Researchers For A New Education System (YRNES) in partnership with ICOPE and the Education is a Human Right Campaign to survey and interview NYC... Keep reading »
September 17, 2007
On Friday, September 14, 2007, the state appeals court in Lake Charles, Louisiana threw out the aggravated battery conviction of Mychal Bell, one of the Jena Six students, stating that he should not... Keep reading »



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