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Come to Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe on December 8th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. as we celebrate Human Rights Day and take part in Write 4 Rights, Amnesty International's largest global campaign! Stop by our table and take a moment to write a letter on behalf of a person who has faced oppression for their defense of human rights. Grab a coffee, write a letter, and change a life!Find out more »
Here’s how we help people through Write for Rights: millions of people around the world, like you, each write a letter to the government official responsible for the case. These letters pile up in their offices and can’t be ignored—imagine receiving a million letters! We supplement these letters with e-mail actions, lobbying, media attention and social media to increase the pressure on those officials. We also write “solidarity” notes to the people we are trying to help, or their families,…Find out more »
Write for Rights Holiday Party! Join Amnesty International Portland (Group 48) for our annual Write for Rights holiday event. We’ll write letters to stand in solidarity with and free human rights defenders across the world and shine a light on human rights abuses. Stop in and stay as long as you can. Write letters. Talk to other activists. Fortify yourself with the free refreshments. This year’s letter-writing cases feature individuals from Brazil, Egypt, India, Iran, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, South Africa,…Find out more »
Stop by to send cards to political prisoners all over the world and pleas for their release to their captors.Find out more »
Come join us for a Write for Rights Event at the Prudential! This year, as part of Prudential Center Boston's #31NightsofLight (http://www.prudentialcenter.com/entertain_events_premier.html?id=289), the Prudential will be lit in Amnesty yellow to bring awareness to these human rights abuses and to honor the work of Amnesty International! We will be hosting our own Write for Rights event in the foyer of the Prudential. Please join us on Sunday, December 16th for Boston’s Annual Write for Rights event. Stop by and write…Find out more »
This Amnesty Group is hosting a potluck dinner in support of refugee and migrant rights, with representatives from their local refugee resettlement agency and refugees in their community. Come join them for a night of discovery and awareness to learn about the challenges that refugees and asylum seekers face across the world and in the US. Also, learn about ways to action on refugee and migrant rights! Invite your friends and family! It is encouraged to bring foods representative of…Find out more »
We have a local group meeting at Central Markert's Upstairs Community Room the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm. We discuss current AI campaigns with guest speakers, plan events, and educate new members about our local group. Food, Drink, Information & Actions! Meet us & learn how *you* can make a difference locally and globally!Find out more »
Our local Austin group meets the Second Sunday of every month at Batch, 3220 Manor Road, Austin, to write letters on the latest Urgent Actions and support the work of human rights defenders both locally and internationally. Please come join us!Find out more »
You're invited! What: Amnesty International Local Group 30 Where: First Unitarian Universalist Center - 1187 Franklin Street (at Geary) in San Francisco When: Wednesday, August 9th at 7:30 pm (we meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm) Why: We are a community-based collection of volunteers who meet, write letters, and organize events to advance the principles of human rights promoted by Amnesty International worldwide. For more information, please visit http://aigroup30.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/sfgroup30Find out more »