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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 »
October 5, 2011
On October 4, 2011 members of the Dignity in Schools Campaign-New York gathered at City Hall Park to demand an end to the harsh and discriminatory discipline practices and lock-down conditions in... Keep reading »
September 9, 2011
High Suspension Rates Will Continue Unless Bloomberg and Walcott Take Action to Implement Positive Alternatives New York, NY - As students return to school this week, youth, parents, public school... Keep reading »
August 1, 2011
“The people united will never be defeated!” chanted Luz Smedron’s neighbors, alongside members of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign (AEC) on Friday at 10am in the suburb of Addison. Late Friday, the... Keep reading »
July 21, 2011
Washington, DC – The Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) and the Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ) commend Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the announcement... Keep reading »
June 20, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2011 Contact: Roksana Mun, Desis Rising Up and Moving, 646-509-0922, Maria Fernandez, Sistas and Brothas United, 646-623-9905, maria@... Keep reading »



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