Sign the Statement by social organizations on the preparation of the third United Nations Conference on Sustainable Housing and Urban Development (Habitat III) under the 2014 World Habitat DayJoin the coordinated demonstrations on October 6th surrounding this topic. Send us information on what is being organized in your country, and we will spread your activities.
Date published: 10-03-2014
Advance Screening: We Don’t Like SambaWe Don’t Like Samba, a short documentary feature, provides footage of and context for the bus-fare and anti-FIFA riots in Brazil over the last fourteen months, along with less well-known but related struggles. The film, by German collective c.i.s./Berlin, features people from multiple sectors of Brazilian society: from middle class students organizing against the bus fare hike in 2013 to favela residents facing evictions justified by the Cup to sanitation workers who won their...
Source: The New Inquiry
Date published: 09-09-2014Latin America, August 2014 After an initial statement release in May on the electoral process to choose HIC representatives in Latin America and another in June on the formation of the Election Committee (EC), here we share the final rules under which elections will be governed. This document was prepared by the Election Committee, which includes: Paola Bagnera, who serves as president, Vivienda Social y Ciudad (Social Housing and City) (Santa Fe, Argentina), Carmen Gonzalez, FUPROVI...
Date published: 09-09-2014
Evictions Soar in Hot Market; Renters SufferThis article, written by the New York Times, discusses the rise of evictions across the United States.
Source: New York Times
Date published: 09-02-2014Announcing the New Media Gallery on Member Space!This new section will share photo and video from HIC and our members in a photo gallery and video channel, highlighting the amazing work being accomplished around the world. It will also serve to spark discussion and engagement with members. The gallery will be organized by HIC themes, such as Right to the City, Housing and Land Rights, Gender Equality, Sustainable Environment, and Social Production of Habitat. .New Photo Gallery - click here to...
Date published: 08-27-2014