Unwelcome. Chapter 2: Housing First Release

Dear readers, Today we are launching the second chapter of our documentary series on homelessness in Arizona "Unwelcome", titled "Chapter 2: Housing First". In this chapter direct service providers and activists discuss government claims of eradication of veteran homelessness in Arizona through the Housing First strategy which, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, … Continue reading Unwelcome. Chapter 2: Housing First Release

Campaign for Production of Short Docu Series [CLOSED]

We are very excited to announce that we are launching a crowdsourcing campaign (Unwelcome Across the US - Crowdfunding Campaign) for the production of a short documentary series on homelessness across the United States! With this campaign we want to partner up with individuals and organizations around the world to bring to light stories of … Continue reading Campaign for Production of Short Docu Series [CLOSED]

Profiles: Maryam al-Khawaja

Today we are presenting our monthly feature titled "Profiles", in it we will be presenting an activist that inspires us and who is actively working in different fields and communities across the globe against social injustices and human rights abuses. This month we are profiling Maryam al-Khawaja. Ms. al-Khawaja is from Bahrain and she is the Co-Director … Continue reading Profiles: Maryam al-Khawaja

Welcome to Directus International!

Directus International is a human rights organization directed at creating original content, via documentary film, photography and written analysis about issues of human rights abuses around the world. Our first project is the Unwelcome, A Documentary Series on Homelessness in Arizona which focuses on the social injustices that individuals experiencing homelessness face in Phoenix, Arizona. For our … Continue reading Welcome to Directus International!