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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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Request For Qualifications: Research Consultant on Deeply Affordable Housing Development

Consulting Project Description There is great demand for the development of housing for the population with incomes below 30% of Area Median Income (AMI) in many cities across the United States. Over the last decade, the primary “supply side” development …
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Paid Internship with Partners for Dignity & Rights: Fair Development Research

Partners for Dignity & Rights is seeking a Research Intern to work with us to document the experiences of cities, neighborhoods and communities within the U.S. that have successfully implemented a variety of community-centered development strategies, including historical examples that …
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