Amnesty International Lethbridge Hosts 5th Annual Write for Rights
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY – December 10, 2011
Round Street Cafe – 427 – 5th Street South
December 10, 2011, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Show your support for HUMAN RIGHTS around the globe by joining us to write letters to help prisoners of conscience, human rights defenders under threat, and vulnerable communities facing ongoing abuse of their human rights.
This year we are hoping to write 1000 letters with YOUR HELP as well as the help of community groups and organizations in Lethbridge.
FREE PUBLIC EVENT, please join us in our write-a-thon, enjoy live music, refreshments, door prizes and a silent auction.
We will proved the pens, paper, letter appeals, and stamps!
As well we will be doing a greeting card campaign to give messages of hope to prisoners of conscience.
Thanks to our musicians: Dale Ketcheson, Collin McInnes, and Floyd Sillito
Thanks to our donors: Round Street Cafe, Ten Thousand Villages, Two Guys and a Pizza Place, Jasmine Tea Room, Showcase Comics, Napa Auto Parts Coaldale, Naturistas, Conscious Crafter, Darcie Sharp, and Harald.
Community participants hosting their own Write for Rights:
Local bible study group
Black Rock Terrace
Gilbert Paterson Middle School
Winston Churchill High School
Victoria Park High School
OUTreach Southern Alberta Society
If your organization or group is interested in hosting your own Write for Rights please contact Darcie firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information visit www.amnesty.ca/writeathon
Join our local Amnesty team in the Write for Rights pledge campaign: http://amnesty.akaraisin.com/amnestywriteforrights2011/teamlethbridgeamnesty
A mailbox will be available at Round Street Cafe during the month of December so that you can write letters all month long!