February 21, 2008 | Health
The expert quoted in Mike Dennison's article is NESRI's own Anja Rudiger. Speaking about Montana's ability to be a  laboratory for developing health-care systems that serve everyone equally, Anja is quoted saying, "This seems to still be a state where you get this community spirit, where you can get things done just because people sort of pull together and want something done." Read the... Keep reading »
February 12, 2008 | Education
"L.A. district considers adopting uniform guidelines for meting out discipline. The emphasis is on 'positive behavior support.'" Read the entire article here. Keep reading »
February 11, 2008 | Education
NESRI's Liz Sullivan wrote a piece for the Gotham Gazette about how a heavy police presence and discipline policies that rely on punitive zero–tolerance approaches, are denying students their fundamental human rights to a quality education and to be treated with dignity in New York City Schools. Read the article... Keep reading »
January 29, 2008 | Work with Dignity
"'We must ensure that all life is treated with the dignity it deserves,' President Bush declared during his final State of the Union address. He then segued into a call to ban human cloning. He didn't talk about dignity in terms of ravaged pensions, working longer hours for lower wages, and the loss of healthcare... Keep reading »
January 29, 2008 | Education
This letter was in reponse to the NY Daily News article - 5-year-old boy handcuffed. Keep reading »
January 29, 2008 | Education
 NESRI participated in the rally in Jena, LA and a town hall meeting in Alexandria, LA on September 20, 2007. The meeting "Restoring the Human Right to Education: Abolishing the School to Prison Pipeline" featured a panel of experts. Below is the presentation given by NESRI Executive Director, Cathy Albisa. Thursday, September 20, 2007 – ... Keep reading »
January 27, 2008 | Work with Dignity
Cathy Albisa, NESRI Executive Director, wrote an article, "What Does Burger King Have to do with Modern Day Slavery in U.S. Agriculture?" that appears on the DMIBlog. "Slavery and forced labor are universally condemned as amongst the most profound violations of human rights and dignity. Yet, modern day slavery is ongoing and systematic, including within the United States. In the last decade... Keep reading »
January 25, 2008 | Education
NESRI has released this statement in response to the human rights crisis in U.S. schools: January 25, 2008 In New York City on January 17, a five year-old kindergarten student was handcuffed by a school safety agent and sent to a psychiatric ward for evaluation after throwing a tantrum and shoving items off of his principal’s desk. This disturbing incident is just one example of the... Keep reading »
January 23, 2008 | Health
Anja Rudiger, NESRI Human Right to Health Director, published the following article, "Presidential Candidates Are Not Serious About Protecting Our Health" on the DMIBlog. "As the primary season is heating up, the leading contenders get increasingly anxious to distinguish themselves from each other. During ... Keep reading »

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