April 28, 2009 | Health
An article entitled “Big health care rally planned Friday” appeared in the Times Argus on April 28.  Read the article: Big health care rally planned Friday.     Keep reading »
April 27, 2009 | Health
NESRI Press Release: On May 1st the Vermont Workers’ Center brought the human right to health care to the nation’s attention with a large rally at the State House in Montpelier. The “Healthcare is a human right” rally was endorsed by over 100 organizations, including NESRI, faith and labor leaders, and other national and state-based organizations. Read the release here... Keep reading »
April 22, 2009 | Health
An op-ed on the May 1st rally for the human right to health care appeared in the Brattleboro Reformer on April 22. Read the article. Keep reading »
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 »


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