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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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How do we invest in our communities?

New Social Contract webinar series Public budgets are key to meeting our shared needs. Congress is in the middle of a critical budget reconciliation, and state and local governments are deciding how to spend COVID relief money. But the way …
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Democratizing Workers’ Compensation: Our Final Workers’ Comp Hub Newsletter

Dear readers, Since Partners for Dignity & Rights and National COSH teamed up ten years ago to launch the Workers’ Comp Hub website and newsletter, a lot has happened in the world. Our movements have won big advances in our fights for justice, dignity …
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A Public Healthcare Advocate for Pennsylvania

One of our partners, Put People First! Pennsylvania (PPF-PA), is leading a campaign to establish a new state office, a Public Healthcare Advocate, to rebalance power in the health care system and protect the health care rights of everyday people. …
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