You can have a positive impact on human rights
(NC)—One of Amnesty International's greatest strengths as a movement has been the ability to mobilize communities to apply pressure on powerful governments and corporations to stop or prevent human rights violations. Every voice counts. Here are some ways you can make a difference:
Take action right now! With so many issues happening all around the world, sign a petition on one of the many human rights issues facing communities around the world.
Become a member with your donation today. We are a movement of people. Each time a new person joins, Amnesty's light shines brighter on the injustices occurring at different places around the world.
Join a group. Together, the members of our groups take action, reach out to new communities and educate the public about how they can make human rights a reality for all.
Attend an event. Events are a great way to get to educate yourself and others about human rights and meet other like minded people in your community who want to take action together. Yoga Day on April 27, 2013, held at a local yoga studio or your own living room is a good example.
Volunteer. Our network of volunteers have the chance to try almost anything—from phone banking, writing letters and organizing a group to responding to a crisis, leading a lobby effort or carrying out our campaigns—we invite you to explore the diverse volunteer opportunities available to you around the country.
Write for Rights. Join over 22,000 Canadians in the world's largest letter writing event on behalf of political prisoners, human rights defenders and others whose rights are being violated by governments or corporations.
Further information is available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or toll-free at 1-800-266-3789 and by mail at Amnesty International, 312 Laurier Ave East, Suite 300, Ottawa, K1N 1H9.
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