The US Human Rights Network joins the global community in commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. In recognition of this day, The US Human Rights Network and the Human Rights at Home Campaign launched the Once & 4 All campaign calling on the Obama Administration to develop and follow through on a National Plan of Action for Racial Justice.
126 national and local organizations signed on to the open letter urging the Obama Administration to uphold its human rights obligations by addressing structural racism here at home.
The US Human Rights Network, with input from human rights groups, has developed a National Plan of Action Template to serve as an example to the Administration. The template outlines goals, targets, timelines, government agencies responsible, and actions to be taken to address the School to Prison Pipeline and disparities in access to voting.
For more information about the need for a National Plan of Action for Racial Justice and how it might look, check out our National Plan of Action Educational Resource.
WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY!
- Sign and Circulate the Petition: we need everyone across the country to call for the National Plan of Action for Racial Justice!
- Check out and “like” our Once & 4 All campaign Facebook page.
- Tweet about the campaign and why you think it is important using the hashtag #once4all
- Upload a pic of the palm of your hand on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #ONCE4ALL to show your solidarity with victims who have suffered any form of racial discrimination.
- Send your Once & 4 All statement to the White House to let the Obama Administration know that change needs to happen now. And share what you send on the Once & 4 All Facebook page. http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/submit-questions-and-comments