Join Us for One of Our Write-a-thons (Dec. Meeting Canceled)

 Our regular Group 4 meeting for December has been cancelled as one of our write-a-thons is on December 7, which would have been our regular night. Please consider coming to one or more of our write-a-thons, and come back for our regular meeting in January!

Join us for one or more of our local write-a-thon events on December 7, 10 and 12!


They can bring FREEDOM to prisoners of conscience. They can demand JUSTICE for survivors of torture. They can offer HOPE to human rights defenders at risk.

Your words can SAVE LIVES

Each year hundreds of thousands of people across the world mark International Human Rights Day on December 10 by taking part in Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Global Write-a-thon – the world’s largest letter writing event. We write letters to demand that the rights of individuals are respected, protected and fulfilled. In doing so, we show solidarity with those suffering human rights abuses and work to bring about real change in people’s lives.

2009 Seattle Write-a-thon

Join us for any or all of our local write-a-thons:

Tuesday, December 7, 6 -9 pm, Happy Hour at Jillian’s Billiards Club, 731 Westlake Ave. N

Friday, December 10, 4-6 pm, as part of International Human Rights Day, UW Gates Hall, Room 115 at Law School – sponsored by UW Center for Human Rights and UW Law School Amnesty Students

Sunday, December 12, noon – 2 pm, Wallingford Chocolati Cafe, 1716 N 45th St.

RSVP for the Seattle write-a-thons if you’re on Facebook at the link below, or just show up!

Other near-by write-thons include:

* BELLEVUE: Eastside Write-A-Thon !
WHEN: Sunday, December 5 @ 12pm-2pm
WHERE: Bellevue Library – Room 3, 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue, 98004
Show support for an active Amnesty presence on the Eastside!

Bainbridge: Write for Rights
1:00-3:00pm, Bainbridge Island Library meeting room
Join us to get informed about forgotten prisoners, write letters and enjoy holiday snacks.

Olympia: Evergreen State College Write-a-Thon
Amnesty International at TESC will host its annual Write-a-Thon in the CAB from 11:30-2:00. Contact Hannah at for more information.

Several area high school AI groups are holding write-a-thons as well. To find these and other write-a-thons near you, or take part as an individual, go to:

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