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 »
January 16, 2014
Press contact: Sergio Rozalén (ESCR-Net) t: 1-212-681-1236 For immediate release. New York, January 16. National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) and the... Keep reading »
January 7, 2014
"All the People Need Health & Dignity" Group of 100 People from Across Vermont Demonstrate Commitment to Health & Dignity Plan for 2014 on First Day of Legislative Session (MONTPELIER,... Keep reading »
November 13, 2013
The human rights movement has lost a powerful leader in Peg Franzen, former President of the Vermont Workers' Center . Ms. Franzen exemplified the power of people to effect real change in the world... Keep reading »
June 7, 2013
Students, Parents and Teachers Rally and Testify at NYC DOE Hearing on Discipline Code; Demand Changes to Reduce Suspensions and Racial Disparities June 6, 2013 – Today members of the Dignity in... Keep reading »
June 3, 2013
June 3, 2013 — The number of arrests and tickets issued in New York City public schools continued to decline during the first quarter of 2013, according to data released today by the Dignity in... Keep reading »



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