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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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Take our Strategic Plan survey!

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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June Quarterly Member Meeting

The US Human Rights Network held its second 2014 Quarterly Member Meeting in June. Topics included a welcome for new USHRN Coordinating Center staff, an overview of USHRN Member Initiated...
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Detroit Shuts Off Water To Thousands Of Broke Residents

Activists appeal to UN to intervene on behalf of the city’s most vulnerable citizens
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International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Learn about events and social media activities occurring in conjunction with the day of support on June 26
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NYC Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Films that bring human rights struggles to life through storytelling
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Gulf Guardian Fellowship

Fellows receive a $40k stipend and attend 3 retreats
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