On March 24, local members of Amnesty International marched with high-school students and many other people for the “March for Our Lives” rally in support of tighter gun regulation. Amnesty International USA has called for a sustained campaign on this issue, and were glad to add our bodies to more than 10,000 others in Pittsburgh.
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Amnesty International members participate in Solidarity Rally and March
On Feb 18, members of Group 39 added their voices to the Pittsburgh Solidarity Rally and March organized by Pitt College Democrats. The aim of the rally was to show support and solidarity with marginalized groups.
2016 Lobby weeks
Members 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
Pictures from the action event against gun violence
Above: Some of the letters written by about 40 participants on Wendesday, June 15.
We heard testimony from two mothers of gun violence victims, updates about current legislative efforts in Pennsylvania, and wrote letters to express our viewpoints to key legislators in Harrisburg.