It's that time of the year! To celebrate International Human Rights Day, Global Write-A-Thon in Washington DC is coming soon! This year, the AIUSA Washington DC local group (Adams Morgan/Capitol Hill) will run this event in coalition with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
So, who's ready for letter writing actions for human rights this year?! Feel free to invite your friends as well :)
* WHEN : Friday, Dec. 7 from 5:30 pm ~ 7:30 pm
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1200 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
(Please enter the building at the corner of 12th Street NW and H Street NW, CLOSEST METRO STATION: Metro Center)
If you have any questions about GWAT 2012 in DC, please contact:
Elizabeth Lee ([masked])
Nick Geballe ([masked])
- AIUSA Local Group coordinators
Theresa Harris ([masked])
Below is the general information about the GWAT this year.
Write for Rights: Join thousands around the world in writing for human rights.
This December, you can shine a light in dark corners and step up the pressure on governments around the world. Join Amnesty International's Write for Rights, where together we will write, tweet, blog, stand up, speak out and to make sure that Prisoners of Conscience, human rights defenders, individuals and communities at risk are not forgotten. Your letters and actions will be joined by millions of Amnesty supporters organizing for human rights around the world.
Learn more at: www.amnestyusa.org/write4rights.