Partners submit shadow report on racial injustice in the US

For the U.S. review by the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Miami Law Human Rights Clinic, National Homelessness Law Center, and partners submitted a shadow report on racial injustice in homelessness and housing, highlighting the criminalization of homelessness. They further engaged in advocacy with the Committee in Geneva and developed a factsheet in EnglishFrench, and Spanish based on the report. The Committee subsequently put out strong Concluding Observations on all these issues.

CERD List of Themes Housing Homelessness 5-2022
30 July, 2022
Type of Update:
Updates from our Partners
Human Rights
Public Health
Use of Public Spaces
United States
North America
Campaign Partners:
Human Rights Clinic, University of Miami School of Law
National Homelessness Law Center

The Campaign to Decriminalise Poverty and Status is a coalition of organisations from across the world that advocate for the repeal of laws that target people based on poverty, status or for their activism.


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