Youth Activism – Conversation with Jessica Wehby – IR15

Jessica Wehby Jessica Wehby is a youth activist, Area Coordinator for West Michigan and serves on AIUSA’s National Youth Action Committee.

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Human Rights in Iran – Conversation with Elise Auerbach – IR14

Elise February 2011BElise Auerbach is the Iran and Jordan country specialist for Amnesty International USA. Elise is a frequent contributor to AIUSA’s blog on Iran and the Middle East.

 

 

 

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Human Rights in Zimbabwe: Conversation with Sarah Hager – IR13

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Sarah Hager is a volunteer leader at Amnesty International USA, serving as Chair of the Southern Africa Co-Group where she guides the efforts of Country Specialists monitoring human rights in twelve countries.  Sarah also volunteered as a statement taker for the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Diaspora project. Sarah has a Master’s degree in Clinical Forensic Psychology from Drexel University and a law degree from Northwestern University. She currently practices law in Washington DC.

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LGBT Human Rights in Latin America with Emily McGranachan – IR12

Emily McGranachanEmily McGranachan is a graduate student at American University in Washington DC, studying Human Rights, with a focus on women’s and LGBT rights in Latin America. Before moving to DC, she was born and raised in Massachusetts with her moms. Emily is a committed activist for LGBT human rights and services as a member of Amnesty International USA LGBT Co-Group and COLAGE (a national organization for youth with LGBTQ parents) to promote equality and respect for rights.
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Conversation with Tony Lee, Chair of AIUSA LGBT Co-Group

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Tony Lee is a member of Amnesty International and serves as the Chair of AIUSA LGBT Co-Group.

 

 

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Conversation with Kristina Brady, 2013 AIUSA Board Candidate

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Kristina Brady is a member of Amnesty International Local Group 500, and currently serves as Board of Directors Treasurer. Kris is also a 2013 AIUSA Board Candidate.

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Conversation with Cecili Thompson Williams, 2013 AIUSA Board Candidate

Cecili Thompson WilliamsCecili Thompson Williams is the Training & Outreach Director for The Atlas Project, and a long time member of Amnesty International. Cecili has served as the Mexico Country Specialist, as a member of the Women’s Coordination Group and as the Deputy Regional Director with the Mid-Atlantic Region. Cecili is also a 2013 AIUSA Board Candidate.
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Voices from Amnesty’s 2013 Human Rights Conference

At AIUSA 2013 Annual General Meeting & Human Rights Conference I spoke with Rick Roth, Kelly Tuley and Claudia Vandermade about Get on the Bus NYC & DC.  As well as with Bob & Carol Pearson, Area Coordinator and Legislative Coordinator for New Mexico.

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Conversation with Annie Roberts, 2013 AIUSA Board Candidate

annierobertsAnnie Roberts is an artist, architect, business owner, longtime member of Amnesty International. Annie has served as Area Coordinator for both New York City and Connecticut, Leader for Local Group 13 and is running for the 2013 AIUSA Board Candidate.

 

 

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Conversation with Becky Farrar, 2013 AIUSA Board Candidate

Becky FarrarBecky Farrar is an attorney, Co-Chair of International Human Rights Committee with the American Bar Association and AIUSA Legislative Coordinator for Washington DC. Becky is also a 2013 AIUSA board candidate.

 

 

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