Monthly archives for August, 2008

Latino Public Policy Agenda

The National Institute for Latino Policy yesterday released its:   National Hispanic Leadership Agenda’s 2008 Latino Public Policy Agenda     It was released yesterday, August 21, 2008, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.     For further information and hard copies, contact:   Peter Zamora (202) 293-2828 pzamora@MALDEF.org

Mujer Dominicana in NY: A Photographic Exhibiton

"MUJER,” a groundbreaking photography exhibit by Nicole Sánchez honoring the lives and achievements of Dominican women from all walks of life. “MUJER,” which means woman in Spanish, stems from a highly acclaimed, similar experiment launched a year ago in the Dominican Republic. The show profiles the lives, struggles and views of 125 Dominican women through…

The Human Right to Food and the Global Food Crisis: Root Causes and Responses

The New Human Rights Dialogue Series Presents:    The Human Right to Food and the Global Food Crisis: Root Causes and Responses                       Panelists: ·         Heather Grady, Realizing Rights ·         Karen Hansen-Kuhn, Action Aid ·         Themba Masuku, FAO ·         Joia Mukharjee, Partners In Health ·         Sanjay Reddy, Columbia University ·         Olivier De Schutter, Special…