Amnesty Group 384 Eugene Oregon Link to Calender

Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide Human Rights organization of more than 1.1 million members. Eugene's Amnesty Group 384 is a U.S. chapter of AI that was restarted in the Spring of 2003 by a group of concerned and highly motivated citizens. To date we have hosted or co-hosted talks by Father Roy Bourgeois, M.M. (SOA Watch) & Bert Sacks (Aid to Iraqi children).

Meeting Time and Place: (Note new  location!)

When: 7:30 p.m. on the Second Thursday of every month. ---Show up at 7:15 p.m. to socialize and help set up.-----

Where: 1325 Railroad Blvd., Eugene Oregon - corner of Railroad & North Polk. (Entrance on Polk)

Next Meeting: Thursday, 12 August 2004   

NEW! - Come visit us at Eugene Saturday Market (Free Speech Plaza) July 24, August 21, September 11 !!!

What Do We Do?

At meetings we write letters on behalf of prisoners of conscience, discuss and give out letter writing materials on Amnesty 'actions' on the behalf of various prisoner and disappearance cases. We are active in bringing speakers and workshop leaders to Eugene and are collaborating with other Eugene peace groups in these activites. We encourage the current membership of Amnesty (now numbering over 800 in Eugene) to join with us in fellowship and support to help build a world of compassion and understanding based on the United Nations declaration of Universal Human Rights. We are always looking for new members and you are warmly invited to attend a meeting.

How to Join Us

To join the Eugene chapter of Amnesty International for one year, please mail $15 (additional donations are gratefully accepted) to:

AIUSA Group 384
607 Startouch Drive
Eugene, Oregon 97405

Please make checks payable to: "AIUSA Group 384".

When you join the Eugene chapter you will receive a monthly newsletter via email. This will tell you about the upcoming meeting, and will include an Urgent Action - a case requiring immediate attention. If you can't come to the meeting(s), you can still write a letter on behalf of the person profiled in the Urgent Action. In addition, you will recieve via email notices of upcoming events. You will NOT recieve solicitations from us or other vendors for donations (except for a notice in the newsletter), nor for any commercial product, political or religious group.

More info about Amnesty International

-Amnesty International is independent of all governments, political factions, ideologies, economic interests, and religious creeds. In 1977, Amnesty International received the Nobel Peace Prize.

- Amnesty International (AI) seeks the immediate and unconditional release of all prisoners of conscience. A prisoner of conscience (POC) is a person imprisoned because of his or her beliefs, color, sex, ethnic origin or language who has neither used nor advocated violence.

- AI advocates fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners.

- AI opposes torture and executions in all cases.

Here are some WWW links for other sites that have information about Amnesty International, other AI groups, and AI-sponsorsed events:

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