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Human Rights at Home Campaign - 2012

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November, 2012

 

Texas Human Rights Dialogue, January 27-29, 2012

Groups from Texas and from around the country gathered in Austin for the Texas Human Rights Dialogue. The dialogue was convened by organizations linked with the Human Rights at Home Campaign, including Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition, Border Network for Human Rights, Dallas Peace Center, and Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project. More human rights dialogues, regional and statewide conventions are coming soon in Texas and across the United States. Photos taken by Hussain Najeeb. For more information, contact hurah@bnhr.org

 

HuRAH Funders Briefing at USHRF

On February 3, 2012, the leading organizations in the Human Rights at Home Campaign briefed the U.S. Human Rights Fund about the Campaign's progress and future plans. The briefing covered work ranging from D.C. based advocacy for better monitoring and reporting by the federal government on human rights obligations to grassroots organizing towards building a social movement for human rights in the United States. Video stills by Amber-Lee Sommer and Kelly Farraro.

 

HuRAH Northeast Host Committee Meeting

A meeting in New York City on February 4th, 2012, of members of the HuRAH Northeast Host Committee - United Workers, Vermont Workers' Center, New Labor, Media Mobilizing Project, Poverty Initiative and NESRI. The meeting was about planning for the upcoming June 2012 Northeast Human Rights Dialogue. Photos by Kelly Farraro.

 

Texas/Northeast Organizing Exchange, February 17-21, 2012

From February 17-21, 2012, organizations from the Northeastern United States traveled to El Paso, Texas, for an organizing exchange with the Border Network for Human Rights, and attended the El Paso Human Rights Convention. The groups included Dream Activist PA, Media Mobilizing Project, Juntos, NESRI, One Love Movement, Poverty Initiative, United Workers and the Vermont Workers Center. They were joined by the Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition. © Pete Pin.

 

Photographs by Azim Siddiqui. For more information, contact hurah@bnhr.org

 

Roundtable on Integrating Human Rights at the State and Local Level, April 27, 2012

On April 27, 2012, Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute convened grassroots leaders and state and local officials under the auspices of the Human Rights at Home Campaign to exchange strategies and best practices for integrating human rights into the daily operations of local government. Photos by Kelly Farraro.

 

Northeast Human Rights Dialogue, June 1-3, 2012

Groups from across the Northeastern United States gathered for the Northeast Human Rights Dialogue. Discussions focused on building a vision, agenda, and strategy for a human rights movement in the United States. A project of the Human Rights at Home Campaign, the dialogue was organized by Media Mobilizing Project, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative, Poverty Initiative, United Workers, Vermont Workers' Center, and Border Network for Human Rights. The dialogue was the second in a national series aimed at building a domestic human rights movement. The Texas Human Rights Dialogue took place in January 2012. Photos by Prisca Edwards, Kelly Ferraro and Azim Siddiqui.

 

HuRAH Movement Building Subcommittee Meeting

A meeting on June 4th, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA of representatives of the HuRAH Movement Building Subcommittee - Border Network for Human Rights, NESRI, Juntos, United Workers, Vermont Workers' Center, Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition, Poverty Initiative, Rights Working Group, and Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness and Equity. Photos by Prisca Edwards.

 

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