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Get Involved: Your Guide to Taking Action with Amnesty International

Posted in: Activism Guide
    Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 14:13

    There are countless opportunities to get involved with Amnesty International. This guide is your resource for the latest campaigns and actions. 

    Check back here for updates and new actions. 


    Visit our Activism Planner for key dates and upcoming opportunities. 


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    Join a Virtual Event

    While we might be physically distant at this time, we want to make sure that we all remian connected. Amnesty is offering a variety of virtual events, trainings, and gatherings for activists to gather, learn, and share. We will also be hosting a series of Town Halls on human rights and COVID-19 with Secretary General Alex Neve and Amnety International campaigners. 

    >>> Find an upcoming virtual event 

    Join the Gender Specialized Team

    Amnesty has launched a new Gender Rights Specialized Team

    This naitonal team meets virtually every month to learn and take action together. 

    ​Email us for more information and to join the team. 

    >>> Email Us

    Join the 2021 Human Rights College Planning Committee

    Amnesty is currently recruiting volunteers for the 2021 Human Rights College Planning Committee! 

    Do you have a passion for human rights and a desire to develop your leadership skills? Are you between the ages of 16 and 25? Do you want to learn more about Amnesty International's work? Then the Amnesty International Human Rights College (HRC) is the opportunity for you! Join Amnesty International Canada as a volunteer member of the 2021 HRC Planning Committee! The HRC-PC will plan, organize, and run the Human Rights College.

    Deadline to apply is January 25!

    >>> Apply Now


    FIND A GROUP NEAR YOU Amnesty has community groups and action circles across the country. Join one near you today! 

    ATTEND AN EVENT Check out our events page for upcoming Amnesty activities in your community. 

    JOIN THE URGENT ACTION NETWORK To receive urgent appeals on an ongoing basis. 

    TAKE ACTION NOW The full list of online and letter-writing actions is available on our website. 

    GATHER SIGNATURES Our petition library has copies of all our up to date petitions, ready to print and sign. 

    SOCIAL MEDIA Connect with us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram

    HAVE A QUESTION? Contact a member of our Activism Team