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

Action event against gun violence

gunviol2Help stop the violence. Let’s work together for sensible gun laws in Pennsylvania.

co-sponsored by Amnesty International Group 39 and CeaseFirePA

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Join us on Wednesday, June 15, 6-8pm at the Jeron X. Grayson Community Center (1852 Enoch St, in the Hill district) for an action meeting to support sensible gun control legislation in PA.

The even will begin with short presenations by Amnesty group 39 members, Rob Conroy from CeaseFirePA, and victims of gun violence. This will be followed by letter writing actions to educate PA lawmakers about the need for universal background checks and mandatory reporting of missing firearms.

Light refreshments will be provided.