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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Listen: Liberating Housing on The Next World Podcast

On the most recent episode of the Partners for Dignity & Rights podcast, The Next World, Cole WIlliams of the Greater New Orleans Citizen’s Relief Team talks with host Max Rameau about liberating homes owned by the city of New …
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Rising Against Anti-Asian Discrimination and Violence

We join with Asian American communities in grief, rage, and resistance to the legacy and ongoing reality of anti-Asian discrimination and violence in this country.  We honor the lives and mourn the loss of eight people, including six women of …
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