As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Walk Against Rape will be held on Saturday, April 30th, 2011. Walk Against Rape is a 3.5 mile walk starting at The Women's Building at 10:00AM and culminating in a festival at 1:00PM at Potrero del Sol Park ("La Raza Park). Walkers will arrive in the park to find speakers, performances, vendors, the Clothesline Project on display, prizes for the highest fundraisers, several community organizations who will be offering information and resources, and food and drink. Walkers interested in participating can download a registration form and begin to collect donations from their friends and family. All proceeds will benefit San Francisco Women Against Rape.
Amnesty International's 50th Anniversary Annual General Meeting. It's not just an amazing event for connecting with fellow Amnesty supporters from around the country, it's a valuable opportunity for gaining essential skills in human rights advocacy, volunteering and community organizing. Informative panels - led by inspiring speakers, celebrities and politicians -- and a fun program of live music and extraordinary entertainment all weekend long will make this event an unforgettable one.
Join Amnesty International’s first-ever Change our World Youth Summit where activists from the ages of 14 - 25 will share their experiences of human rights work.
Raise your voice and take part in a Call to Action
Learn about Amnesty International's work
Become a dynamic student leader & take Human Rights Activism to a new level on your school campus and beyond
What To Expect!
At the Youth Summit, you will be able to share experiences of human rights work on campus, exchange ideas about creative activism, learn how to be effective activists, and find out about the endless opportunities for youth within Amnesty International.
4 Week Women Only Self Defense Program. We meet every Saturday starting April 16th, 2011 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm (90 minutes) The workshop will focuse on common attacks women encounter. You will learn combatives including punches, palm heel strikes, elbows, knees and kicks. Self defense techniques will include defenses against hair grabs, chokes on the floor, bear hugs, chokes from the front, chokes from the behind, choke from the side and several other techniques. These workshops are taught by our senior insrustor Jeannie Vukotic.
Dare to Dream will provide male survivors with a safe and comfortable environment to join others in lifting the veil of secrecy and shame from their experience. The program will feature the screening of a film or television program with relevant subject matter, a facilitated panel discussion, and an opportunity to learn about local resources and support groups.
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