Events for June 20 – August 25 – Amnesty International USA Events for June 20 – August 25 – Amnesty International USA

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 …

Free

United Nations Association Documentary Film Festival 2020: The Power of Empathy

Virtual Event

Fellow Californian's, AIUSA Group 30 in San Francisco is thrilled to invite you to the fabulous California-based United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF 2020)! The 23rd UNAFF will be held online from October 15-25, 2020. This year’s theme, THE POWER OF EMPATHY continues UNAFF more than two decades long celebration of the Universal Declaration of …

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Book Launch: The Coming Good Society: Why New Realities Demand New Rights

Virtual Event

Amnesty International USA is pleased to invite you to a discussion with William F. Schulz and Sushma Raman, the authors of new book entitled The Coming Good Society: Why New Realities Demand New Rights. Please join us as Bill and Sushma discuss how rights evolve with changing circumstances, and what rights will look like ten, …

Police Violence and Accountability: An Amnesty Concert with Molly Coleman and Shannon McEldowney

Join Amnesty International USA's Chicago Local Group for a Facebook Livestream concert with Chicago-based singer/songwriter, Molly Coleman, and Shannon McEldowney. These actor/musician/activist friends will be sharing songs and Amnesty actions that you can take for our evening's focus: Police Violence and Accountability. For more on this issue, see https://www.amnestyusa.org/issues/deadly-force-police-accountability/?fbclid=IwAR0aMY56Ef--JYtWSJ_sOEPUEf_0o9CTzqooAbD_BlkmUxuJ_cjtujBOKXY For more on Molly Coleman, see …

Free

United Nations Association Documentary Film Festival 2020: The Power of Empathy

Virtual Event

Fellow Californian's, AIUSA Group 30 in San Francisco is thrilled to invite you to the fabulous California-based United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF 2020)! The 23rd UNAFF will be held online from October 15-25, 2020. This year’s theme, THE POWER OF EMPATHY continues UNAFF more than two decades long celebration of the Universal Declaration of …

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#NoMoreNoKnocks: Breonna’s Law in Kentucky

Join us as we speak with State Representative Attica Scott about Breonna's Law, a new law filed in Kentucky that would bring greater police accountability, including a statewide ban on no knock warrants. RSVP here to join this important conversation: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yaDOHEpPRJGxBOGxyvp4GQ