Human Rights in China Rally at Hing Hay Park on Sunday, June 4th at 2PM. Don Crevie from Amnesty International Group 4 will be speaking on Amnesty’s concerns regarding increasing repression under Xi Jinping’s leadership.

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Come see us at El Centro de la Raza

Come to El Centro de la Raza’s annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration this Saturday, May 6th. Amnesty International Group 4 will have a table there where you can sign petitions, get free stuff, tell us how to save the world, or let us tell you how to help save it. And it’s free!
Did we mention that there will be food 🌮 and music 🎶 also?

https://www.facebook.com/events/1316130018501244/

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May Monthly Meeting

Come join us s we discuss our upcoming information table at El Centro de la Raza’s Cinco de Mayo Celebration, planning for a Statewide Meeting this summer, recent death penalty events, upcoming Amnesty International campaigns, and so much more. Because somebody out there in the world desperately needs your help.

Tuesday,  May 2nd, 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:  https://goo.gl/maps/2Itvm

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Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award winner Angelique Kidjo will be the keynote speaker at the YWCA Women & Girls Rising event Wednesday April 26th at the WA State Convention Center in downtown Seattle.

Sure to be an inspiring speech!

Information and Registration info here:

http://www.ywcaworks.org/luncheons/king

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April Monthly Meeting

Wow, it’s April already! That means its almost time for our Monthly Meeting.

This month we’ll be discussing Laura’s recent death penalty activity in Arkansas, our upcoming info table at El Centro de la Raza’s annual Cinco de Mayo celebration, our work in Washington State on immigration, the April 9th Puget Sound coalition phone conference, and some Group 4 business updates.

It’s going to be a busy Spring!

Tuesday, April 4th at the University Friends Service Committee U District offices at 4001 9th Avenue NE from 6:30 – 8:30PM.

For a map and street view go to:  https://goo.gl/maps/2Itvm

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Come Meet Us at Creative Protest Live

Come meet us on Wednesday, March 22nd, from 7:00 to 10:00! At Love City Love, 1406 E Pike St.

We’ll be having an information table at Creative Protest Live on Capitol Hill, along with ACLU, Planned Parenthood, Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness, and others.

Sign petitions, find out more about what Amnesty International has been up to locally, tell us what upsets you most about the recent actions our government has taken. Plus get ideas about creative ways to fight injustice.

More information here:

FaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/283343172098679/

Google map: https://www.google.com/maps?q=1406+E+Pike+St+Seattle&oe=utf-8&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj31PX8ueDSAhUN9mMKHWeoDdEQ_AUICCgB

Hope to see you there!

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March Monthly Meeting

Come join us at our March Monthly Meeting: Tuesday, March 7th, at the University Friends Service Committee U District offices at 4001 9th Avenue NE from 6:30 – 8:30PM.

We’ll be coming in like a lion, and going out like one too! On this month’s agenda:

1) A half-hour of letter-writing actions with introductions of any new members. News about upcoming events.

2) Update on the WA State Police Accountability legislation. Amnesty has withdrawn its support for this, as its become watered down past the point of usefulness.

3) No Ban, No Walls: our nation-wide fight against discriminatory immigration policies.

4) Democracy in Action: group discussion and votes on the resolutions being introduced at the Annual General Meeting in Albuquerque next weekend.

Hope to see you there. For a map and street view go to:  https://goo.gl/maps/2Itvm

 

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Panel on White Nationalism and Xenophobia

The University of Washington Amnesty International group is sponsoring a panel discussion on xenophobia and white nationalism, and its impact on our refugee policies. This Monday from 6:30 – 8:30 at Miller Hall. Free.

All are welcome.

http://www.facebook.com/events/245857839199545/

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February Meeting

Our next meeting is on Tuesday February 7th, at the University Friends Service Committee U District offices at 4001 9th Avenue NE from 6:30 – 8:30PM.

Our February meeting will include letter writing, discussion of the proposed new bill regarding police accountability, refugee actions, and more.

Lets roll up our sleeves and get to work!

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Police accountability in WA State

Here’s an article about proposed legislation in Washington State regarding police accountability that Amnesty is endorsing. Write, email, or call your state legislator asking them to support it:

http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/bills-prioritize-liberty-dignity-and-respect-in-lethal-force-rules/

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