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UDHR Campaign 2015 Spotlight: MWRO

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

UDHR Campaign 2015 Spotlight: MWRO

The Seas Are Rising and So Are We!

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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

Support Black Spring

The Ferguson Action Team asks you to take action this Saturday, May 2, for Black Spring.

The eyes of the world are on Baltimore right now.  Again, working class young black people are coming together to speak truth to power. This fearless dedication to fighting for our rights is the backbone of our movement. Winter is over. It's time for #BlackSpring.

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Commission on Status of Women Meets March 9-20

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The fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2015. Representatives of Member States , UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs)  from all regions of the world attend the session.

Commission on Status of Women Meets March 9-20

 

 

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Join us for our first membership meeting of 2019

Join us USHRN for our first membership meeting of 2019 on Thursday, January 31 at 1PM EST, 11AM MST, 10AM PST. 

2019 Membership Call

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Reminder: ICCPR Submissions due January 14, 2019

Submit your issues to the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations as the US faces a review of ICCPR commitments.

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We are pleased to announce the new USHRN Executive Director Dr. Rosalee Gonzalez

 

USHRN Welcomes Dr. Rosalee Gonzalez as new Executive Director.Dr. Rosalee Gonzalez

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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.

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2018 Status of Human Rights in the US: a USHRN Report

ushrn_report_2018_1The US Human Rights Network (USHRN) is pleased to release its seventh annual report on the status of human rights in the United States on December 10th in honor of Human Rights Day.

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FIHRE 3 Session Now Taking Place in Phoenix, Arizona

USHRN's Fighting Injustice through Human Rights Education (FIHRE) training program is taking place in Phoenix, Arizona from 4-6 December 2018.

 FIHRE 3 2018

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Civil Society meeting with Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (WGEPAD)

USHRN hosts a meeting with members of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (WGEPAD) on October 31, 2018 in NY.

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Listening session with Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Dr. Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

The US Human Rights Network hosted a briefing and listening session with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Dr. Maria Grazia Giammarinaro in NY. 

Breifing with SR on Trafficking 2018

 

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FIHRE II Fellows Announced

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The US Human Rights Network is proud to announce the fellows for the second FIHRE of 2018, with a focus on Pan-African Femme organizations based in the South.

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