[act-ma] 4/17 Get on the Bus for Human Rights! in NYC (Fri)

Rebecca Martin rebeccaymartin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 20:07:02 PDT 2009


*Who/Host:* Amnesty International Local Group 133 of Somerville

*What:* 14th Annual Get on the Bus for Human Rights!

*Date*: Friday, April 17, 2009

*Time*: All Day Event (Leaving Boston at 530am, returning by 11pm)

*Where*: New York City (Registration at St. Bart’s Church: 109 E. 50th St.,
NY, NY)

*Cost: *$40 bus/event registration; $8 event-only pre-registration; $10
on-site event registration**

*Contact:  *Email: gotb at amnesty133.org, Web: http://www.gotb.org

* *

*Why:*

Get on the Bus for Human Rights (GOTB) is an annual day of human rights
education and activism organized by Amnesty International USA Group 133 of
Somerville, MA.



Now in its fourteenth year, GOTB draws more than 1,000 students and
activists from all over the Northeast to NYC.  Join us for a powerful day of
human rights education and peaceful action in front of embassies, consulates
and corporate headquarters in support of human rights.

* *

This year raise your voice in the streets or write letters from home to help
free political prisoners in Burma, protect civilians in Sri Lanka, stand up
against human rights violations by mining companies in Guatemala and protect
free speech in Tibet.



Travel info:

Traveling to and from NYC with us? The morning begins in Boston at the Red
Line Alewife Station; buses leave at 530am and return by 11pm. Traveling to
and from NYC on your own? Be sure to pre-register for the event.



Schedule of the Day:

Registration on-site in NYC begins at 10am, speakers panel begins at 11am
and rallies run throughout the day until 5pm.



Registration Deadlines:

Sign up by Friday, April 1 for bus transport for $40 (includes
event-registration).

Sign up by Monday, April 13 for event-only pre-registration for $8.

Sign up on-site on Friday, April 17 for $10.



To register visit http://www.gotbregister.org or email gotb at amnesty133.org.
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