human rights day

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY REPORT: Vermont falls short of protecting economic and social rights

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Vermont Workers' Center
Contact: James Haslam, 802-272-0882, james@workerscenter.org
http://www.workerscenter.org/budgetreport

December 10, 2010
Vermont falls short of protecting economic and social rights

New Vermont Workers’ Center report finds public service cuts hurt Vermonters

Human Rights Day Potluck & Write-a-thon

Join us to celebrate Human Rights Day, the 62nd Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations.

The Vermont Workers' Center and Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign invite you to join us for a potluck and letter-to-the-editor Write-a-thon for our tremendous opportunity to win universal healthcare in Vermont in 2011. Ave some good food, be with good people and get resources to help draft your letter to help win healthcare for all.

7pm, VWC office, 294 N. Winooski Ave, Burlington

6pm, home of VWC leaders Peg Franzen & Joyce Werntgen

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2009 Press Conference With FAHC Nurses and Sen. Racine Release Healthcare Human Rights Report

HEALTHCARE IS A HUMAN RIGHT CAMPAIGN
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HEALTHCARE IS A HUMAN RIGHT CAMPAIGN
HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2009
Nurses, Sen. Racine and other Vermonters Say Vermont Must lead Way to Realize Right to Healthcare For All

BURLINGTON - This Human Rights Day press conference will release a report on how Vermont can lead the way in this country to realize the human right to healthcare. The Vermont Workers’ Center has convened forums with many hundreds of Vermonters and their legislators affirming the importance of establishing a universal, equitable and accountable healthcare system. Senator Doug Racine will join nurses and leaders of the Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign to announce that the time has come for the State of Vermont to take a lead in healthcare reform, recognizing the shortcomings of current federal efforts.