May 30, 2012
Saturday, May 26 marked the one-year anniversary of Act 48, the groundbreaking legislation in Vermont to implement a universal healthcare system grounded in human rights principles. “It’s a time to... Keep reading »
May 23, 2012
High suspension rates will continue unless Bloomberg and Walcott take action to require positive alternatives in all schools New York, NY - Youth, parents, teachers and advocates with the Dignity in... Keep reading »
March 7, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Contact: Julia Allen, New Settlement Parent Action Committee, (646) 641-5859 or (718) 716-8000 x.140 Dinu Ahmed, New Settlement Parent Action Committee... Keep reading »
March 6, 2012
Today Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, announced the results of the latest Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) – a national survey of 72,000 schools – which shows that racial disparities in... Keep reading »
February 23, 2012
Students, parents, advocates, elected officials: unfair, harmful school safety practices must be changed to treat students with dignity. On average more than five students were arrested a day during... Keep reading »
February 10, 2012
NESRI partner, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and supermarket giant Trader Joe’s have announced that they have signed an agreement that formalizes the ways in which Trader Joe’s will work... Keep reading »
February 9, 2012
For Immediate Release February 9, 2012 Contact: Gerardo Reyes, CIW (239) 657-8311 Alison Mochizuki, Director Public Relations, Trader Joe's (626) 599-3779 amochizuki@traderjoes... Keep reading »
November 29, 2011
New York, NY - On Wednesday, November 30th, members of the Dignity in Schools Campaign–New York (DSC-NY) will testify at the City Council’s Education Committee Oversight Hearing on the Department of... Keep reading »
November 4, 2011
New York, NY - Despite a decrease in major crime, suspensions in New York City public schools continue to increase and disproportionately target students of color and students with disabilities,... Keep reading »
October 5, 2011
As Congressional leaders returned to session Monday, they were met with a letter signed by 50 organizations requesting officials act to adopt a more equitable and redistributive tax system, adjust... Keep reading »



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