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Virtual Write for Rights 2020 (WA)

Write a letter. Change a life. Amnesty International local groups in Seattle and Bellingham, along with student groups from Kentridge High School and Skyline High School, will be hosting a virtual Write for Rights event on December 10th from 6pm … Continue reading

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Amnesty International USA on Police Accountability

In early August, AIUSA released “The World Is Watching, Mass Violations By U.S. Police Of Black Lives Matter Protester’s Rights.” The report contains interviews with protesters (including several in Seattle), Recommendations, and a listing of Good Practices to ensure the … Continue reading

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No Meeting in May

Pursuant to Governor Inslee’s continuation of the Stay at Home order, we will not be meeting in May. Meetings will begin again once the order is lifted and all members feel safe in gathering together again. In the meantime, please … Continue reading

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April Meeting cancelled

Regretfully, we are forced to cancel the April Monthly Meeting, pursuant to Governor Inslee’s recommendation and out of concern for our volunteers. Please stay safe, and be sure to follow to Amnesty International Urgent Action Network in order to continue … Continue reading

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March Meeting & Annual General Meeting Coronavirus update

This is to confirm that our Group 4 March Monthly Meeting will proceed as scheduled. However, please note that the AIUSA National Conference, the Annual General Meeting, scheduled for this weekend in San Diego, has been postponed. You can read … Continue reading

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March Monthly Meeting

Come to our next meeting on Tuesday, March 3rd, at the University Friends Service Committee U District offices at 4001 9th Avenue NE from 6:30 – 8:30PM. We’d love to meet you.   For a map and street view go to: … Continue reading

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February Meeting

Come join us at our February Monthly Meeting, as we continue planning for what promises to be a very busy year. On the agenda: Update on recent Washington State death penalty progress. Information on the upcoming Annual General Meeting in … Continue reading

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Seattle Writes For Rights

Saturday, December 7th, 11:00AM – 1:00PM at Seattle Public Library Fremont Branch Each year Amnesty International celebrates the anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights by highlighting 10 cases around the world representative of … Continue reading

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AIUSA Western Regional Conference

This Saturday & Sunday, November 9th & 10th, Seattle will host the Western Regional Conference at University of Washington Alder Hall. This two-day event will feature education sessions on such diverse subjects as: *Immigration Reform *Gun Safety *Surveillance technology *Climate … Continue reading

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September Meetings

September is when Banned Books Week occurs. So this month we will be focusing actions on imprisoned or threatened journalists, bloggers, and authors. Also, discussion on Palestine, death penalty, and upcoming events. Hope to see you there. Tuesday, September 3rd, … Continue reading

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