Ejim Dike is Director of the Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center. She has worked on social policy issues for over ten years and in the domestic human rights arena for the past eight years. Her human rights work focuses on addressing poverty and discrimination using a human rights framework. Under her leadership, the Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center launched an annual report card on the human rights record of New York City Council members. Ms. Dike came to the Urban Justice Center from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, where she worked for several years to implement programs aimed at increasing access to employment in low-income neighborhoods. She has a Master of Urban Planning from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University.