Events for November 16 – February 2 – Page 2 – Amnesty International USA Events for November 16 – February 2 – Page 2 – Amnesty International USA

Juneteenth Re-envisioning and Rebuilding the Immigration Justice Movement

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A webinar, “Re-envisioning and Re-building the Immigration Justice Movement,” hosted by Haitian Bridge Alliance, Immigration Hub, and Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) as a guided discussion about anti-Blackness in the immigration justice movement through policy and practice perspective. Moderator: Janvieve Williams Comrie, Executive Director of AfroResistance Speakers: Guerline Jozef, President of the Haitian Bridge Alliance; Fatou-Seydi …

Saturday, June 20th is World Refugee Day!

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A day of community building & display of support for people seeking safety. Make handmade signs, posters, flyers or banners to hang outside your homes, on lawns or in public spaces in local communities! ·         Use the hashtag #ProtectImmigrantsand post on social media! ·         Check out events/activities happening locally with the toolkit on this page

Launch of Father’s Day Action: Call on ICE and Governors to release all fathers – and all families from detention!

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On Father’s Day (and for the rest of the month!) join Amnesty activists in writing cards and letters to ICE and Governors demanding the release of all fathers -- and all families -- from detention. Check out how to create a father’s day card with the toolkit on this page Additional Families at Risk Campaign Resources: …

Amnesty International Local Group 37, Minneapolis Monthly Meeting

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We are community members from Minneapolis who meet monthly to discuss human rights issues in our community and globally.  Our meetings provide a space for people to engage and mobilize actions that promote and protect human rights.   During the COVID-19 health pandemic we will be meeting virtually via Zoom.  Please rsvp to [email protected]

Keeping Families Safe, Together, and Free: Ending the Detention of Families Seeking Safety Webinar

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Join us in a webinar discussing ICE policies and practices keeping these families needlessly detained and exposed to COVID-19 without necessary protective measures, and seeking to separate them. We'll hear directly from legal service providers and advocates urgently working to free these families together, case actions -- including a recent victory with the release of …

The Leonard Peltier Podcast Launch

Amnesty International Local Group 30 (San Francisco) and The International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee invite you to a virtual gathering and first listen to excerpts from LEONARD, The Leonard Peltier Podcast! June 26th at 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern Podcast producers/filmmakers Rory Owen Delaney and Andrew Fuller will introduce this important project chronicling the injustices …

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July’s Rising Up for Human Dignity Film Series

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RISING UP: SUDAN OPENING NIGHT Thursday, July 2nd at 6pm PDT - Live Performance An evening of music and poetry performances from cast members of Revolution From Afar REVOLUTION FROM AFAR SCREENING WITH CAST & CREW - Thursday, July 9th at 6pm PDT - Stream the film and then join the director, cast and crew for live reactions and Q&A immediately afterwards. …

Re-Thinking Freedom: A Documentary Film Screening of 13th

This past Friday we marked Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, celebrating the day the last enslaved people were emancipated in Galveston, Texas, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation. As we approach the 4th of July, a day typically celebrated across the country as a symbol of freedom, we must recognize that …