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AFSC MAR Internship Application Form (2010)

This is the Internship Application form for the MAR Washington, D.C. internship (2010).

D.C. Program Addresses Housing Needs

Jean-Louis Peta Ikambana has been passionate about the right to decent, affordable housing ever since he came to the United States in 1995.

D.C. Right to Housing Campaign Background

DC Right to Housing Campaign

D.C. Human Rights People's Movement gathering

D.C. Human Rights People's Movement gathering

In 1944, Franklin Roosevelt pushed for the adoption of a "second Bill of Rights," for all to be free from fear and free from want. This included the right to a decent home.  In 1948, the United States signed on to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which recognizes housing as a human right. Article 25 specifies, “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services.”  AFSC is part of the D.C.

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