Amnesty International

Site: Barrie - No Physical Address

Service: Barrie Action Circle

Description
Description (Service) Writes letters on behalf of non-violent prisoners of conscience in foreign countries whose human rights have been violated as well as human rights issues in Canada * national office is a registered charitable organization 
 
Each year to celebrate International Human Rights Day on December 10th the local group sponsors an annual friendly letter writing competition for local schools and youth groups * letters are written to help draw attention to individuals suffering from human rights’ abuses and to offer support to Human Rights defenders around the world * local group is providing Write-a-thon Kits free of charge to all interested school and youth groups * registration takes place in October * anyone interested in participating should call for more information
Service Details
Hours Meetings: Third Mon of each month 7 pm-9 pm
Dates Sep-Jun
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Meeting Location - Grace United Church
350 Grove St E
Barrie, ON
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - Meeting Location
Contact Information
Website www.amnesty.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/amnestycanada
RSS RSS: www.amnesty.ca/rss
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/AmnestyNow
Primary Contact Marilyn McKnight; Phone: (Residence) 705-726-5175
Alternate Contact Doreen Fernandes, Chair; Phone: 705-770-9900; Email: dtef1@yahoo.com

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