Amnesty International Canada

Site: Napanee - Group 150

Service: Human Rights Awareness

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Movement that turns knowledge of human rights violations into global awareness and action * researches the truth about human rights abuses and mobilizes individuals to take action so that human rights abuses are stopped, individuals and communities are protected, and perpetrators of human rights violations are brought to justice 
 
* Raises awareness about human rights issues in their communities by talking to the local media; 
* Lobbies their local politicians and government officials; 
* Organizes educational events with guest speakers, videos, and webcasting; 
* Group members write letters, hold vigils, organize demonstrations and other public events, and  
* Works on specific long-standing appeal cases of individuals whose human rights are at risk
Hours Irregular, call for details
Meetings Meetings held at Trinity United Church, 25 Bridge St E, Napanee on the fourth Monday of the month at 7 pm, April-December and 1:30 pm, January-March
Areas Served Lennox and Addington County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit website for more information
Languages English
Fees Membership - for the international organization, not for local branches
Service Categories International Human Rights Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone Linda Murray, residence 613-354-2630
Website www.amnesty.ca
Primary Contact Cathy Palmer, Branch Contact; Email: canelpalmer@gmail.com
Alternate Contact Cathy Murray, Treasurer
Primary Executive Linda Murray, President
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Napanee
Address & Map
Meeting location - Trinity United Church
25 Bridge St E
Napanee, ON K7R 1J5
 
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Intersection Centre St N and Bridge St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established 1982
Funding Donations
Resources Pamphlets * Newsletter
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Amnesty International Canada

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