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UDHR Campaign 2015 Spotlight: MWRO


UDHR Campaign 2015 - Right to Water: Michigan Welfare Rights Organization

UDHR Campaign 2015 Spotlight: MWRO

The Seas Are Rising and So Are We!


Last week, three USHRN coordinating center staff traveled to the Gulf South, for Gulf South Rising events: a human rights tribunal and gender and climate justice summit in Gulfport, MS and attending the 5th Southern Movement 

The Seas Are Rising and So Are We!

UDHR Campaign 2015: Prison Birth Project

UDHR Campaign 2015 - Right to Motherhood and Childhood: The Prison Birth Project

Continuing our 2015 UDHR Campaign, we want to share more about the amazing work that the recipients of the 2015 U.S. Human Rights Movement Builders Awards. This week’s spotlight is the Prison Birth Project, out of Northampton, Massachusetts. if you haven't already done so, register today for the conference! Our scholarship applications close on September 30, just a little over two weeks away!

- The USHRN Coordinating Center

UDHR Campaign 2015: Prison Birth Project



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USHRN petition pressures Hawai’i government officials

We did it! Last week, we successfully delivered our petition [link] against the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project on Mauna Kea sacred mountain, signed by 50 civil society organizations, academic institutions, and Indigenous Peoples around the world. Our signatories represent thousands of concerned individuals across the world. Thank you for speaking up and signing your organization on.


Join six expert panelists on August 16: Ending violence at work

Don’t forget to register for tomorrow’s webinar led by our partners at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University. US Human Rights Network Executive Director Dr. Rosalee Gonzalez will be moderating a discussion between labor rights leaders from four leading organizations on the International Labour Organization's groundbreaking new convention to end violence at work. 


Trump must denounce white nationalist domestic terrorism

Phoenix, AZ - Following the horrific domestic terror attack in El Paso, Texas, the US Human Rights Network released the following statement calling for Donald Trump to take responsibility for his dangerous, racist rhetoric and denounce white nationalist violence.


Interview: LGBTQI activist Sam Brinton on how engaging at the United Nations moved their advocacy back home

Sam is one of the world’s leading advocates for LGBTQ youth. They currently serve as the Head of Advocacy and Government Affairs for The Trevor Project, the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth.


Petition Sign-On: Stop the Thirty Meter Telescope project from desecrating Mauna Kea

Please share the petition with your networks -- let’s work together to mobilize human rights defenders everywhere in support of Kanaka Maoli, Indigenous Peoples, and sacred places everywhere. 


Request for Comprehensive In Loco Visit to the US and Mexico

The US Human Rights Network signed on to this important letter to representatives at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights requesting them to visit the US-Mexico border to consider human rights violations against migrants.