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Wednesday 20th of September 2017
Give a Home is the first-of-its-kind. The one-day event is aimed at bringing more than 1,000 established and emerging artists together with refugees and local communities. These small, intimate, concert gigs will take place in people’s living rooms or secret venues, with hosts opting to “give a home” for the evening.
For four days, death penalty abolitionists from around the country will gather at the steps of the Supreme Court to call for an end to capital punishment in the United States. It is an energizing grassroots week of training, advocacy, action, community and education. Tens of thousands of tourists and locals, from all over the U.S. and throughout the world, pass by our vigil and table, so the opportunity for dialogue and discussion at a real grass-roots level is invaluable…Find out more »
Amnesty International USA has had a booth at the Essence Music Festival every year since 2015. Essence is a summer gathering of many individuals, that come together for celebration, self care, and awareness. Essence has recently added a community corner where they encourage nonprofits to come and educate their attendees on the issues affecting their communities. Amnesty International USA will be educating individuals about our organization, and our work. Join us!Find out more »
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Oakland joins the East Bay Refugee Forum members in Standing Together in Community- a day of activities to celebrate and welcome refugees in the East Bay. Join us on June 30, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Laney College Student Union and Quad. Amnesty International local group 612 will be tabling at the event.Find out more »
We're the Amnesty International chapter of the Twin Cities. Each month we have a friendly, informal meeting where we review recent human rights news, plan events, and host a guest speaker. Snacks provided. Note that in December we usually change the meeting date.Find out more »
Our local chapter of AI meets the 3rd Wed. of each month in North Jersey. This month we will be meeting in the Hawthorne Library for a special strategic planning workshop led by NYC Area Coordinator Todd Schwarz. We will be strategizing on our adopted case of Berta Caceres, an indigenous and environmental rights activist from Honduras who was murdered last year. We are seeking justice for her murder and are concerned for her colleagues under threat. The strategies we…Find out more »
Join us for a happy hour and panel discussion with Alison Parker (Human Rights Watch), Constance de la Vega (Human Rights Advocates and USF Law), and Lisa Reinsberg (International Justice Resource Center) on advocates’ experiences addressing the new administration’s policies and the anticipated road ahead for human rights challenges in the United States. RSVP: http://www.ijrcenter.org/human-rights-trump/ Hosted by the International Justice Resource Center and co-sponsored by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Advocates, Asylum Access, the Center for Justice & Accountability, Human…Find out more »
Join us every second Wednesday as we learn about human rights and take action to protect human rights in our community and around the world!Find out more »
The Amnesty International Canvassing office invites you to "Artivism Sings," an art & music show to raise awareness, connect local artists and activists, encourage local activism, and fundraise for Skid Row & Amnesty's human rights campaigns in a critical time. Amnesty works all over the world but our LA members and employees are committed to regularly organizing local events in an effort to bring awareness to social issues locally and team up with local artists and local charities that are…Find out more »
Amnesty International does a lot of things to help the community that you might not be aware of. Come and hear about what they do from the only local group in Missouri: Amnesty International St. Louis! We'll be discussing some of the major campaigns AI and our chapter are working on, including prisoners of conscience and #NoBanNoWall. We'll also talk about the economic impact of human rights and the role of human rights in history and foreign relations.Find out more »
Join us for a free talk by Nyima Lhamo, Niece of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche and Dorjee Tseten, Students for a Free Tibet's Asia Director & Member of Tibetan Parliament in Exile, on SFT's Political Prisoners’ Campaign and the Tibetan Freedom Movement. Hosted by Amnesty International Local Group 133, Students for a Free Tibet, Amnesty International USA Northeast Regional Office, and the NonProfit Center. About Nyima Lhamo: Ms. Nyima Lhamo, 27, is a human rights defender and the niece of the…Find out more »