What we are about

Amnesty International is a worldwide grassroots activist organization working impartially for the release of all prisoners of conscience, fair and prompt trials for political prisoners, and an end to torture and executions. Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is the U.S. Section of this international human rights movement.

Amnesty International in Southern California

This web site provides information about several approaches to human rights work through Amnesty International in Southern California, including working with local community groups and student groups. To keep up–to–date with AI’s work in the region, you can join any of the online social networks (e.g Facebook, Google or Yahoo! groups) listed at this site, or contact the community or student group nearest to you.

For the purposes of this site, Southern California is defined as any city/location with a zipcode less than 93599 (Palmdale, California). This was the cutoff point suggested by the western office. If you want your group listed here (or not listed here) contact the site maintainer.

For further information on Amnesty International and ways to participate in AI's work consult the local regional offices, AIUSA home page, or call 1-800-AMNESTY.

Web site updates for the Southern California web site

We are currently working on bringing this website up-to-date. What we especially need:

  • Names, contact information, meeting information, website addresses of local groups in Southern California
  • Names, contact information, meeting information, website addresses of student groups in Southern California
  • Calendar items for AI events in Southern California (you can post your own event here)

If you have any information about a local group or student group that is not already listed at this site, or you find Broken links, incorrect or out-of-date information, please contact the the site maintainer. If you are reporting a problem with the site, please send the address of the page in question along with a short description of the problem. Thank you!

Page last updated February 2010