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Dear US Human Rights Network,


We write today to share the difficult news that we are pausing the Network’s operations for an indefinite period of time, starting October 20, 2021.


After months of thought work and reflecting on our stewardship and fiduciary responsibilities, we, the Board of USHRN, have taken the difficult decision to center the health of the Network and its legacy as a key mover of the human rights movement in the United States. This decision to pause Network activities will give us and you, the membership, the opportunity to rethink the next iteration of the Network in ways it can be healthy, thriving and nurturing of our people-centered human rights movement. 


Please give us grace as we work through this critical responsibility, and we look forward to inviting the full Network community into the conversation as soon as we are able. If you have questions in the meantime, please feel free to be in touch with us at info@ushrnetwork.org.


In community,


USHRN Board

Molefi Askari, Chair

Eric Tars, Vice-chair/Treasurer/Secretary

Noel Didla, Member

 

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We remember the life and work of our sister in the struggle for human rights, Berta Cáceres. Having just commemorated World Water Day, we recognize that her life was stolen as she defended the land of the indigenous Lenca people of Honduras against profiteering interests to build a dam that would cut off the water supply for so many Lenca people and impinge on their right to live off their land

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Since last Tuesday, the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (UNWGEPAD) has been visiting the US for a fact-finding mission on the experiences of people of African descent in the United States. On Friday, January 29, they will release their preliminary findings at a press conference at noon EST at the UN Information Center in Washington DC. 

 

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Today, December 18th, is International Migrants Day - and we say "Migration is a Human Right!"

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