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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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June 5 Rally & March for Police-Free Schools

This Saturday, on the anniversary of the largest Police-Free Schools march in New York City history, join us to demand Police-Free Schools now. We have the opportunity to make police-free schools a reality in NYC. The fate of school policing …
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Partners for Dignity & Rights Announces Co-Executive Director Leadership Transition

Last year, Partners for Dignity & Rights embarked on the transition to a new co-director model, welcoming Kenyon Farrow as our new Co-Executive Director. We are so thankful for the tremendous leadership and support that Kenyon has brought to our …
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Creating Community Controlled, Deeply Affordable Housing: A Resource Toolkit for Community Activists & Allied Community-Based Housing Developers

We are excited to announce the release of Creating Community Controlled, Deeply Affordable Housing: A Resource Toolkit for Community Activists & Allied Community-Based Housing Developers. Community controlled housing is reaching extremely low income (ELI) households, providing them with both permanent …
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