April 22, 2009 | Health
Montana State Senator Christine Kaufmann, of NESRI partner the Montana Human Rights Network (MHRN), was featured on Democracy Now today. The MHRN has been leading a statewide campaign to achieve health care reform from a human rights perspective.  The campaign... Keep reading »
April 18, 2009 | Work with Dignity
NESRI ally the United Workers of Baltimore marched 500 people strong as part of their Human Rights Zone March and B'More Fair. Nearly 60 organizations from across the country turned out to support the declaration of Baltimore's... Keep reading »
April 17, 2009 | Education
NESRI and the Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) have asked the U.S. Department of Education to encourage school districts to invest federal stimulus money in Positive Behavior Supports (PBS), restorative practices and other innovative approaches to improve student behavior and achievement.  The organizations made the... Keep reading »
April 6, 2009 | Housing
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. Human Rights Fund's January 2009 Convening in New Orleans. In the most... Keep reading »
April 4, 2009 | Health
On April 4, 2009, Vermont Workers’ Center Director James Haslam was interviewed on Vermont Public Radio about the VWC’s Health Care is a Human Right Campaign.  Listen to the interview >>>   Keep reading »
March 27, 2009 | Health
Ipas, in collaboration with NESRI, NHeLP, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health and the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, today published a new fact sheet on “The Human Right to Health and Women’s Reproductive Health Policy”. According to the fact sheet "Advocates for reproductive health care in the... Keep reading »
March 26, 2009 | Work with Dignity
Today, following months of struggle and advocacy by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and the Alliance for Fair Food (co-founded by NESRI), Florida Governor Charlie Crist finally sent the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) a letter stating... Keep reading »
March 18, 2009 | Health
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 reform, the Human Right to Health Program, run by... Keep reading »
March 17, 2009 | Health
 In response to President Obama’s eight principles for health care reform, the Human Right to Health Program, run by the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative and the National Health Law Program, has released ten human rights principles for financing health care. The ten principles set down markers for health care reformers to help them meet human rights standards. Taken... Keep reading »
March 12, 2009 | Education
 Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) have released a trailer of their new documentary Stopping the School to Prison Pipeline. Watch the trailer and find out what's happening in New... Keep reading »

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