Amnesty International Group 39 is a partner in this important event, organized by Squirrel Hill Stands Against Gun Violence, Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh and CeaseFirePA.
We will honor: the 11 victims of the October 27 shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue, All the victims of gun homicide in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County and the victims of mass shootings across the nation over the past year.
We will demand: that our legislators pass stronger gun laws to stop the carnage once and for all.
The event will be largely silent – no speakers, no chants, with an emphasis on visually communicating our message.
Please try to arrive by 3:45 to sign in an pick up a sign. More info.
Join the Pittsburgh chapter of Amnesty International Pittsburgh for our annual Write-a-thon and Human Rights Festival on December 9, 6-9pm!
Letter writing, information about Pittsburgh human rights groups, and a moving candlelight ceremony.
FREE food and drink provided! Come for the whole evening or 5 minutes.