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Grand Opening for Amnesty International Halifax Office

- 8:00pm
Tuesday May 28 2013

Venue: Amnesty Maritimes Hub
Address: 6009 Quinpool Road, Suite 305

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We will be celebrating the opening of our new Halifax Office & Amnesty International's birthday with plenty of refreshments, a visit from Canada's Secretary General (English-Speaking Section) Alex Neve, an exhibit of Carol Morrison's Portraits of Injustice paintings, a display of Colombian portrait banners, video screenings, and the launch of the new Maritimes Activism Hub!

No cost.

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Drop by anytime!

Tentative Schedule of Activities:

12:00pm: Word of welcome by local members, Kim, Alex Neve

1:00pm: Launch of Amnesty International's Annual Report on the State of Human Rights around the world

2:00pm: Photo exhibits
- Portraits of Injustice (by Carole Morrison)
- Indigenous Peoples at risk in Colombia

2:00-5:30pm: Human Rights emporium - take action for human rights, get some Amnesty swags (pens, stickers, tshirts, posters)

5:30pm: Who's who in Amnesty in the Halifax area and what we do

6:00pm: Celebrating Amnesty International's birthday - there will be cake!

6:30pm: Official opening of Amnesty International's regional activism centre, Remarks by Alex Neve, the Adams, Kim, and more!

7:00-8:00pm: Mingling

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