United States

May 25, 2011
DRUM – Desis Rising Up and Moving is a multigenerational, membership led organization of low-wage South Asian immigrant workers and youth in New York City. Founded in 2000, DRUM has mobilized and...
Keywords: Online Resource , deportation, detention, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, New York City, South Asian, Workers' Rights, Organizations, United States
May 25, 2011
The Human Rights section of the website of the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights at the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labour in the US State Department.
Keywords: Online Resource , Human Rights, General resources, United States
May 19, 2011
This US site has news, information and analysis on the divide in income, wealth and health. This information is put together by a network of journalists, writers and researchers.
Keywords: Online Resource , inequality, Poverty Research, Research and education, United States
May 19, 2011
Founded in 1998, Women Thrive (Formerly Womens Edge Coalition) develops, shapes, and advocates for policies that foster economic opportunity for women living in poverty.
Keywords: Online Resource , Human Rights, human rights, Organizing, poverty, Women, women, Organizations, United States
Just a Click Away
February 3, 2011
Just a Click Away is hosting a series of free webinars exploring different website models used to provide access online to public legal education and information. On January 25th, PovNet participated...
Keywords: Article , Legal Info (PLEI), British Columbia, All of Canada, United States
Growing inequality
January 4, 2011
Slate magazine put together an interesting series on the growing inequality in the U.S. Timothy Noah kicked off this series by looking at whether race, gender, or the breakdown of the nuclear family...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, United States
November 23, 2010
Metcalf Innovation Fellow John Stapleton has released a new report that explores the weaknesses in the design of North American social welfare institutions through the stories of two individuals. It...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Welfare, Ontario, All of Canada, United States
Terminal People
September 21, 2010
Read Terminal People, a well-written story about the many homeless who were displaced when the city of San Francisco closed a massive transit hub where they slept.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, United States
To Right these Wrongs
August 25, 2010
A blog about the book, To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to end Inequality in 1960s. When Governor Terry Sanford established the North Carolina Fund in 1963, he saw it as...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Poverty Research, United States
March 29, 2010
Hawaii wants to create "safe zones" for homeless people to set up camps.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, United States
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