Events for January 23 – December 4, 2020 – Amnesty International USA Events for January 23 – December 4, 2020 – Amnesty International USA

In the Line of Fire: Human Rights and the US Gun Violence Crisis Online Course

Virtual Event

IN THE LINE OF FIRE: HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE US GUN VIOLENCE CRISIS ONLINE COURSE Self-pace course (90-minute estimated time too complete) Earn a certificate upon completion of course from Amnesty International's Human Rights Academy This interactive multi-media course was designed for the student, the activists, the concerned citizen! Click here to register for the course!  …

Silenced Voices: A Banned Books Week Event

Virtual Event

On Thursday, September 24th at 8:00 p.m. EST, join Amnesty International for a celebration of the words, images and sounds that would disappear from our world if we did not …

Monthly Membership Call – September

Each month, staff from Amnesty International’s Organizing & Activism Unit coordinate a Monthly Membership Call. These calls are an opportunity for all Amnesty members to learn about our current priority …

Free the Families! with Milton High School Amnesty Student Group

12640 Crabapple Rd #100, Milton, GA 30004 12640 Crabapple Rd #100, Milton

Advocate for freeing the families with us! Our chapter is launching a community wide project to advocate for freeing the families from detention centers. We've hung up posters, artwork, and …

Free

Banned Books, Writers and Human Rights

Virtual Event

In many countries, individuals take great risk when expressing ideas or opinions. We applaud brave writers who promote human rights through their words and their activism. In this WEBINAR we …

18th World Day Against the Death Penalty: Access to counsel – A matter of life or death

Virtual Event

Join Amnesty International for our annual celebration of World Day Against the Death Penalty. Every year, Amnesty International, and others around the globe, mark this day to raise awareness about the ultimate violation of human rights -- the death penalty. We'll hear from experts in the field about the ways in which inadequate defense counsel …

Free Human Rights Trivia Night with Musical Guest Wolf Rd!

Join Amnesty International's Chicago Local Group for a free and fun human rights trivia night! Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded! Let's take some action and do some trivia: 1st Place Prize: $100 gift card and $100 Amnesty swag shopping spree 2nd Place Prize: $60 Amnesty swag shopping spree 3rd Place …

Free

Maryland Amnesty International Banned Books Week Event – Uplifting Authors from Marginalized Communities

Virtual Event

This month, libraries and human rights organizations internationally celebrated Banned Books Week. The Maryland Amnesty International team is hosting an event to uplift commonly banned Black, Indigenous, and LGBTQ+ authors. We will be highlighting the work of Alison Bechdel, Toni Morrison, and Sherman Alexie. Our speakers include Svetlana Mintcheva, the Director of Programs of the …

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