2016 Annual Human Rights Festival and Write-a-thon

Download poster/flyer

Join Amnesty International Pittsburgh (group 39) and many other inspiring Pittsburgh rights groups and community leaders on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 for our annual Write-a-thon and Human Rights Festival.

Held from 6-9 pm at Calvary Episcopal Church, this year marks the 30th annual gathering, during which you contribute to writing between 500 and 1000 letters on important human rights cases of our time.

Stop in and stay as long as you can. Write letters. Talk to other activists. Check out information tables about local groups working in Pittsburgh on local, national and international issues. Fortify yourself with the free refreshments.

Candlelight Ceremony and City Council Proclamation at 7:30 pm.

2016 Lobby weeks

lobby-weeks-2016Members of Group 39 lobby members of Congress to support refugee rights, in particular the Refugee Protection Act. From top to bottom:

with Jordan Ball, Regional Representative in Senator
Robert Casey’s Pittsburgh office

with Matt Blackburn, Western Pennsylvania
Director for Senator Pat Toomey

with Congressman Mike Doyle