Events for March 10 – April 20 – Amnesty International USA Events for March 10 – April 20 – Amnesty International USA

#FreeBillieAllen, The Art of Innocence

Virtual Event

The resumption of executions at the Federal level in the United States puts many death row inmates at risk of death, particularly at the accelerated pace at which they are being pursued. Amnesty activists in New York City have formed a relationship with the family of Billie Allen, who is a federal death row inmate …

Teach-in: Holding Police Accountable in Policing of Black Lives Matter Protests

Virtual Event

Learn what you can do to hold officials accountable to protecting the right to peaceful protest!  According to Amnesty International's recently published report titled: The World Is Watching: Mass Violations By U.S. Police of Black Lives Matter Protesters' Rights, the US is in clear violation of protecting the right to protest.  The report documents cases of Black Lives …

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 fight for freedom of expression! Guest speakers will include representatives from the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) and the American Library Association (ALA), and …

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 campaigns, dialogue with other members and staff, find out what’s happening at the national and local levels, and much more! These monthly calls are a …

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 butterflies in our local market to educate others about what is occurring in detention centers. Each poster contains a QR code containing information about detention …

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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 will read from authors, poets and journalists who have been banned or jailed or harmed for their writing. Join us to hear their stories and …

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 …

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