Maryam Baig 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 …

Maryam Baig Editorials, Executive Director, Food for Thought, Human Rights, Refugees, Staff, Success Story, United Nations, Women's Rights

72 Years of Human Rights Day; 20 Years of HRI

A LETTER FROM HRI’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BILL HOLSTON December 10 is Human Rights Day. It celebrates the day when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted.  The very first article is:   All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and …

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 …