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Action: File ICCPR Issues in January 2019

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Submit your issues for the US government's periodic report to the ICCPR. Deadline: January 14, 2019.

Action: File ICCPR Issues in January 2019

A Template to Submit Information to the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent

140529_nx15a_mlarge_fanon_mendes_france_sn635_0Overview: The following is a suggested template for U.S. Civil Society submissions to the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent[UNWGEPAD or Working Group].

A Template to Submit Information to the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent

 

 

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Coalition of Human Rights and Social Justice Groups, Alongside Families of Victims of Police Violence, Set to Testify on Structural Racism and Police Brutality in the United States

Following a July request to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Coalition for a hearing on structural racism and police brutality in the United States, co-sponsored by the US Human Rights Network, a coalition of human rights and social justice groups alongside families of victims of police violence is now set to testify on structural racism and police brutality in the United States.  The hearing will take place Wednesday, October 6, 2020 and is open to the public for registration.

 

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SIGN-ON: Call for SDGs to Address Elimination of Systemic Racism

This statement and call for sign-ons has been developed and circulated by USHRN member organization Society for the Psychological Study of Social issues (SPSSI). It asks for Member States, UN organs and programmes, NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector to go beyond the rhetoric of “leaving no one behind” and take concrete steps to address the eradication of systemic racism and racial and ethnic discrimination across the 17 SDGs. 

 

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"Who Were They?" Event Celebrates Black Lives

On August 22, the US Human Rights Network, alongside the Jordan Davis Foundation, Sankofa.org, Gathering for Justice, Donkeysaddle Projects, the Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation, and the Artists & Activists Coalition hosted the first-ever Who Were They? An Era of Untold Stories from Emmett Till to George Floyd Facebook Live event. 

 

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Who Were They? Join Black artists, cultural workers, and family members this Saturday

We are excited to share an update with you on this coming Saturday’s virtual Black Lives Matter healing event, Who Were They? An Era of Untold Stories from Emmett Till to George Floyd.

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SQSP Update: Thank you for your support!

Thank you for your support in signing on to our letter to California’s Governor Newsom, in support of the #StopSanQuentinOutbreak Coalition, calling for an urgent depopulation of people incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison.

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SIGN ON: Release people from San Quentin State Prison now!

We need your organization’s support to sign-on to our letter to California’s Governor Newsom, calling for an urgent depopulation of people incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison.

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