About Us

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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Whatever Happens, We are Ready to Keep Fighting

No matter the outcomes from this election, we still have work to do to fight for our communities, supporting grassroots efforts to make transformative change. We must rewrite the rules of power that have led us to the current crisis. …
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The Stakes Could Not Be Higher

Next week is Election Day, and the stakes could not be higher. Every issue we work on and that is close to our heart is on the ballot. We can begin rebuilding and transforming this country together, but the first …
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