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Get Involved: Your Guide to Taking Action with Amnesty International

Posted in: Activism Guide
    Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 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. 

    ACTIVISM PLANNER

    Visit our Activism Planner for key dates and upcoming opportunities. 

    GET ACTIVE NOW

     

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    ONGOING ACTIONS

    >>> Continue to Support Amazonian Women Rainforest Defenders

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    ACTIVIST OPPORTUNITIES

    Be A Part of Amnesty's Online Courses! 

    We are looking for volunteers to video record themselves as part of our skills-based online courses that are currently in development. If you are an interested Amnesty activist, please reach out to Don Wright at dwright@amnesty.ca. Don will provide guidance on content, lighting, format, sound, and length for those who are interested. 

    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 

     

    MORE WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

    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 

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