HRP shares models for using a universal human rights frame to demand higher standards of government accountability.
HRP’s ongoing policy analysis work serves to frame local, state-level and national issues in human rights terms. Previous reports include:
The Human Right to Paid Sick Leave (October 2011)
The Right to Decent Work: Women and People of Color (April 2010)
Race Realities in NYC (December 2007)
Hunger is No Accident (July 2000)
Compliance with Article 5: Economic Social and Cultural Rights Under the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: A Report on US Government Compliance with ICERD (August 2001)
Our issue briefs are derived from the data in our New York City Council Report Card.Issue briefs draw from and expand on the full Report Card to give a detailed look at a particular human rights issue that was addressed in Council.