FACES OF THE FALLEN
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McDonald's, Burger King, and Subway today to ask that
they follow Taco Bell's lead, meet with the CIW, and
help end human rights abuses in their supply chain!
The victory in the Taco Bell Boycott established several
key new principles that, taken together, represent a
significant step toward social responsibility in the
fast-food industry. But Taco Bell is only one major
buyer among many, and the impact of its commitment to
those new principles will fall only on those workers
who pick tomatoes for Taco Bell.
here to see photos from PPEHRC's participation at
boycott victory rally.
Kothari, UN Special Rapporteur
on Adequate Housing, held an official
UN Regional Consultation
on Women and the Right
to Adequate Housing
in North America,
on October 15-17, 2005.
Among the US women who testified
to their housing rights violations were members
of the Kensington Welfare Rights Union,
Portland Organizing to Win Economic Rights,
the Coalition to Protect Public Housing,
Just Housing!, Friends & Residents
of Arthur Capper, Women in Transition in Louisville,
and the Women's Economic Agenda Project
Inter American Commission
on Human Rights granted the
Poor People's Economic
Human Rights Campaign's
request for a hearing on the violation
of the human right to housing.
PPEHRC members the
Kensington Welfare Rights Union,
to Project Public Housing,
of Arthur Capper and Carrollsburg
traveled to Washington DC for this historic day.