Allison Corkery

Allison Corkery is an Atlantic Fellow for Social and Economic Equity and Director of the Rights Claiming and Accountability program at the Center for Economic and Social Rights. Her work focuses on expanding strategies for evidence-based advocacy, using human rights as a tool to tackle inequality.

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Statue of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Washington, D.C. (Photo: Views
Friday, December 07, 2018
What Does Eleanor Roosevelt Have to Do with Black Lives Matter?
Eleanor Roosevelt famously said that human rights must begin in “small places, close to home.” To speak to people’s everyday experiences in these places, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights — drafted with her leadership — protects not only civil and political rights but also socioeconomic...
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