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HRI Honors Local Human Rights Champions at Annual Event, 12/10

DALLAS – Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (HRI) is honoring this year’s prestigious Angel of Freedom award winners, at its annual storytelling event, Stories Form the HeART: Rock Your HeART Out. HRI’s annual Angel of Freedom award, celebrates the unsung heroes of human rights work in Dallas. This year’s …

Kali Cohn Dallas, Human Rights, United Nations

Happy International Human Rights Day!

Happy 72nd International Human Rights Day, friends! On December 10, we celebrate the day when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. This December, HRI also celebrates its 20th birthday and the founding vision that primed the organization to distribute close to $250,000 of direct rental payments, utility payments …

Mary Tacher Advocacy, Asylum, Calls To Action, Client Stories, Dallas, Editorials, Human Rights, Immigration, News & Updates, Women's Rights

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

As today is the UN’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, HRI staff members think of the clients we have served over the years who have been victims of Female Genital Mutilation. Female Genital Mutilation “comprises all procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for …