Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Occupiers: Protesters and Homeless People Share Public Parks

This month, decades of economic and social inequity have reached a critical mass with the rise of the Occupy Wall Street movement.  Across the country, the self-professed “99 Percent” have organized protests and occupied public parks in opposition of the … Continue reading

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Small Steps Toward the Human Right to Housing in the U.S.

Over the past decade and a half, the Law Center has been working hard to get the federal government to acknowledge housing as a basic human right and begin taking steps to implement its obligations.  As documented in our report, … Continue reading

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