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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 »
November 10, 2014
As the administration considers changes to the city School Discipline Code, youth and advocates encourage ending the use of suspensions for infraction B21 "Defying Authority." In the 2013-2014 school... Keep reading »
November 6, 2014
For grassroots groups and communities fighting for justice and human rights, elections are reminders of how much the political process fails to ensure people’s rights to meaningful participation and... Keep reading »
November 3, 2014
NYC Schools Launch Letter to DOE Calling for Changes to Discipline Code and Restorative Coordinators in Schools New York, NY - From October 4 to October 11, members of the Dignity in Schools Campaign... Keep reading »
October 29, 2014
Burlington/Montpelier, VT – In response to the State Administration’s so-called “Public Budget Forum,” held across VIT sites on the evening of October 28, the Vermont Workers’ Center (VWC) and Green... Keep reading »
March 27, 2014
Jordan Downs is a public housing community in Watts, Los Angeles. The Watts community is a community of color; historically an African-American neighborhood, now with Latino residents forming around... Keep reading »
February 14, 2014
On Valentine’s Day, Jordan Downs residents, and housing, health & environmental advocates, will hold a press conference to call on Governor Brown of California, to intervene in the Jordan Downs... Keep reading »

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