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Get Involved: Your Guide to Taking Action with Amnesty International

Posted in: Activism Guide
    Tuesday, June 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. 

    >>> Read a special message to activists from Secretary General Ketty Nivyabandi 


    Visit our Activism Planner for key dates and upcoming opportunities. 



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    Annual General Meeting

    Amnesty will be hosting our 2021 AGM virtually on June 5th and 6th. 

    Registration is now open and more information will be sent out to registrants in advance. 

    >>> Register and learn more

    Human Rights College

    Are you engaged or interested in human rights activism? Are you between the ages of 15 and 25? If so, we invite you to participate in the 2021 Amnesty International Human Rights College, happening from from May 31 to June 3! 

    This year’s event is FREE, completely online, and being planned by youth for youth. You will hear about some of the important human rights issues Amnesty members and others are working on around the world, acquire skills that take your activism to new levels, and meet youth who, like you, are inspired and motivated to make a difference. Registration is currently full, but you can join the waiting list. 

    >>> Join the waiting list

    60 Candles for 60 Years

    Amnesty International’s iconic candle-and-barbed-wire logo is recognized around the world. And this year Amnesty and its candle turn 60. Sadly, we can’t gather to mark the occasion, except online. So that’s where this special 60th anniversary art exhibition will be located.

    We invite all artists to submit a high resolution photo of an original artwork or photo that in some way presents or represents a candle that we can bring together with 59 others in an online exhibition we’re calling 60 Candles for 60 Years.

    >>> Learn more



    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. 

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    HAVE A QUESTION? Contact a member of our Activism Team