Initiatives

COURAGE Initiative

The COURAGE in Policing Project works to enhance the law enforcement response to domestic violence and sexual assault, in partnership with community-based organizations, police departments, and national leaders.

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Food Rights Initiative

The Food Rights Initiative focuses on the realization of the rights to food and food sovereignty of Indigenous Peoples, small-scale food producers, and rural women, and on supporting U.S.-based efforts to enshrine the human right to food in state constitutions and local laws.
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Health Rights Initiative

The Health Rights Initiative focuses on realization of the right to the highest attainable standard of health, the intersection of health rights and drug policy, and Indigenous health rights, including the right to a healthy environment and freedom from violence.

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Housing Rights Initiative

The Housing Health Rights Initiative focuses on challenging the criminalization of poverty and marginalization, realizing the right to housing, and advancing women’s economic empowerment.

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Art and Human Rights Initiative

The Art and Human Rights Initiative addresses the intersection of art and human rights, focusing on the rights to food, health, and housing. It further provides a platform for student pieces reflecting on human rights and social justice work.
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