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U.S. failing to eliminate racial discrimination, says UN

On August 29, the United Nations CERD Committee released its Concluding Observations on the United States. There are serious concerns and powerful recommendations throughout the document, including on education, housing, gun violence, police brutality, and immigrant rights. Below is the press release that USHRN drafted. Please feel free to share...
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Help us learn how well we are implementing our Strategic Plan, especially as relates to achieving our mission and our strategies to support collaboration among member groups. Please take 20 minutes to fill it out ! (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons )
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ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: Welcoming Event

The Welcoming Event for the US Human Rights Network's biannual national conference was held at the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. The Program introduced participants both to Atlanta's long history of...
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ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: PMAs and Regional and Self Organizing

USHRN is excited to offer the following sessions and space for self-organizing from 4:30pm - 6:30pm on Saturday, December 7. Food Fight: From Local to International, Engaging Communities and Redefining...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Coalition to Expand Voting Rights

December 2, 2013 The Coalition to Expand Voting Rights was formed in response to growing discrimination against immigrants in this country. Its purpose was to heighten the vital role that...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM)

December 5, 2013 South Asians make up one of the largest undocumented populations in New York City and are often targeted by policies that racially and religiously profile them as...
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Victory! Marissa Alexander home for the holidays

Ms. Alexander released on bond until verdict reached in new trial set for March 31, 2014.
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