Monthly Archives: July 2013

Migrant Workers Await U.S. Response: Human Rights Still in Jeopardy

On July 23, The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty joined Maryland Legal Aid Bureau (MD Legal Aid) and migrant farmworker advocates in calling for the U.S. Department of State to respond to a United Nations (U.N.) communication regarding … Continue reading

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Organizing Federal Action to Combat Criminalization of Homelessness

On July 17, I participated in an open dialogue about the criminalization of homelessness in the United States among representatives from key federal agencies and advocates from the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP). Prompted by the United … Continue reading

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Investigating Health Facilities in Rural India and Visiting the Supreme Court

It has been a busy couple of weeks travelling on a fact-finding trip in Maharashtra, listening to oral arguments at the Supreme Court of India, attending a World Population Day conference and seeing more of Delhi. Fact finding in Maharashtra … Continue reading

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Why J-Lo Singing in Turkmenistan Matters

(Reprinted with permission from IntLawGrrls blog. You may find the original post here.) It is no secret that the majority of Americans cannot find Turkmenistan on a map. But after the media blew up the story that Jennifer Lopez put on a birthday … Continue reading

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