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Amnesty Brooklyn is a local chapter of Amnesty International USA, based in New York City’s borough of Brooklyn. Local groups like Amnesty Brooklyn are a powerful way for people from all walks of life to come together to advocate for human rights. We organize and educate local communities to support the release of Prisoners of Conscience and other individuals at risk, and campaign to stop torture, abolish the death penalty, prevent violence against women and work on other human rights issues, including, but not limited to:

We meet monthly in Crown Heights to discuss local, national and international human rights issues, organize actions and events right here in Brooklyn and lobby for those without a voice. Our activities include public actions, organizing and tabeling events, researching cases and petitioning to help those whose rights have been violated.



Join Us

 

Amnesty Brooklyn welcomes all to join us at a monthly meeting, attend an upcoming event or simply reach out and find how you can take action! The Group meets monthly (details below) and members are kept up to date on the Group's activities with regular emails and through our Facebook and Twitter pages.

If you would like to find out more about Amnesty Brooklyn, join us at our next meeting or see how you can make a difference. Please email us at hello@amnestybrooklyn.org or reach out via Twitter or Facebook and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.



Next Meeting


Amnesty Brooklyn meets monthly, on the second Wednesday of each month, at 6:30pm. Meetings will usually last until 8pm.

 

Our next scheduled meeting is:

 

Wednesday Nov 8,
6:30pm - 8pm


The Bean

101 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Subways: L (Bedford), G (Metropolitan)
Bus: B62, B48

 

 

 


Upcoming Events

 

#NoMuslimBanEver - Mobilization to Washington, DC
Wednesday, Oct 18th


On October 18th, the latest iteration of the Ban goes into effect. Join us as we say #NoMuslimBanEver.

Buses available: NYC - Lafayette Sq, Washington, DC - NYC

Departure from NYC: 6:00am
Arrival back in NYC: 8:00pm
A meal will be provided.

Go to nomuslimbanbus.eventbrite.com to reserve your seat.
**Reservation is free but required to board the bus.**



Keep In Touch


If you're interested in our actions and events the best way to stay up to date is by subscribing to our monthly mailer:

 

We won't share your info with any third parties.
 

 

Following us on social media is a great way to keep up to date with Amnesty Brooklyn's local actions and monthly meetings. We're also a great resource for national and international human rights news and, closer to home, Brooklyn events and happenings.

 

 

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