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Rally to Free Leonard Peltier

Lincoln Memorial 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, DC

Please join American Indian Movement (AIM) members, prominent indigenous organizers and other advocates for an urgent rally calling on President Biden to grant clemency to Native American elder Leonard Peltier—this year!   What: Rally to Free Leonard Peltier with Speakers and Musical Guests! When: Sunday, November 13 at 2pm Where: Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC …


Resilience and Interconnection for WA and OR Activists

Bringing together Amnesty International USA members from across Oregon and Washington for information sharing and building stronger community. Sponsored by Amnesty International Puget Sound, this virtual event aims to bring together local and student groups and is open to potential members too. Presentations and discussions will involve lobbying, member leader roles, immigration, Palestine, closing Guantanamo, …


Sacramento Write for Rights

Sierra 2 Center 2791 24th Street, Sacramento, CA

One letter can change a mind. A hundred letters can save a life! Amnesty International Sacramento Chapter will be holding a Write for Rights event on December 9, 2022. If you live in the Sacramento area, please drop in between 3 - 6 PM. Write letters, emails, posts, or tweets on behalf of people around …


Write for Rights 2022, Ithaca NY

Kahin Center 640 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY

Amnesty International Local Group 73 in Ithaca, NY invites you to our Write for Rights 2022 event. Come celebrate Human Rights Day by writing and signing letters for this year's ten Write for Rights cases!   Where: Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave, Ithaca When: December 10, 2-5pm ET   Write for Rights is Amnesty International's …



Christ & St Stephen's Church 120 West 69th St, New York, NY

Join us to advocate human rights at our 47th annual benefit concert with talented musicians performing classical and contemporary music. Featuring duos by Purcell, Ibert, Ravel, Talma, Fauré, Piazzolla for soprano, violin, flute, guitar, piano. Sunday Dec. 11 at 3pm CHRIST & ST. STEPHENS CHURCH 120 W. 69TH STREET, NYC General Admission, $30 Students/Seniors, $20 …

Drone War, Tech Assassinations, and the Future of Conflict: Theological, Legal, and Policy Developments

From the first fully autonomous deadly targeting in Libya to “kamikaze” drone attacks on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine and “Over the horizon” capability in Afghanistan, the use of lethal drones is expanding with little restraint. The technology and availability of lethal drones continue to quickly expand and are outpacing ethical and policy reflection and restraints.   …

Press Conference and Photo Action to Free Leonard Peltier Now!

San Francisco City Hall 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA

Please join us for a photo action and press conference with the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, local legislators, indigenous and human rights community members, all calling for the urgent release of Leonard Peltier. Tuesday, December 13, 2022 Noon San Francisco City Hall 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Rain or …


Screening and Panel Discussion of “There is a Field”

Join Amnesty International Puget Sound AIPS and Local Group AI-270 on Sunday, January 22, 2023 from 6-8pm PT for a streaming of the film There Is A Field, followed by a panel discussion of experts in several fields of study. Register Here: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining …



San Francisco Federal Building 90 7th Street, San Francisco, CA

On February 6th, 2023 Leonard Peltier enters into his 48th year of incarceration. In cities and towns across the US and in many countries worldwide, human rights defenders are joining rallies on February 6th for "Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier" urgently calling on President Biden to grant Leonard Peltier CLEMENCY NOW! BEFORE IT'S TOO …

Virtual Presentation: Abortion Rights and Options For Texans


Please join us for the monthly virtual meeting of Amnesty International Local Group 1017, Bay Area (Houston) on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 6:15 PM (Central). This meeting is brought to you in partnership with Amnesty International Local Group 23, Houston. Presentation: Abortion Rights and Options For Texans Speaker: Frances “Poppy” Northcutt, President, Texas National …