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Partners for Dignity & Rights (formerly National Economic and Social Rights Initiative) envisions a just world where everyone is treated with dignity, everyone’s human needs are met, and everyone can thrive and reach their full potential.

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Our History

Over our history, Partners for Dignity & Rights (formerly known as National Economic and Social Rights Initiative) has worked deeply in partnership with community organizations across the country.

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New Social Contract in the Time of COVID-19

A New Social Contract in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has helped clarify what is essential. Read news and analysis from our work to address the systemic issues behind this crisis.

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We are Excited to Announce our new Co-Executive Director!

As we mark our 15th anniversary in a time of profound change, Partners for Dignity & Rights is excited to announce Kenyon Farrow as our new Co-Executive Director! Kenyon will lead our organization together with Co-Executive Director, Liz Sullivan-Yuknis, working …
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#PoliceFreeSchools Learning Institute Schedule: Join Dignity in Schools Campaign-NY Members for a Week of Radical Learning

Monday, Oct. 5th, 5-6 pm: Students’ Rights to Organizing Workshop Want to change your school? Join YA YA Network to learn about your rights to organize at school, what to expect, and how to get other students and allies involved. …
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Join the National Week of Action Against School Pushout: October 3 – 11, 2020

Each October, members of the Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC), a national coalition of over 100 organizations, host a series of events, teach-ins, rallies, protests and workshops across the country designed to bring attention to the ongoing and devastating impacts …
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