Here's a listing of all our past events.  

May 2022 Meeting

Sunday, May 15, 2022 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm CDT

Join us for our regular monthly meeting. The first hour of our meeting covers our regular agenda items, News/Events, MMIW, Death Penalty, Philippines, Lobbying.

In the second hour, we will hear from Alicia Koutsoulieris, The second hour includes a guest speaker or presentation on a current human rights topic.

April 2022 Meeting

Sunday, April 24, 2022 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm CDT

Join us for our regular monthly meeting. The first hour of our meeting covers our regular agenda items, News/Events, MMIW, Death Penalty, Philippines, Lobbying.

In April, James Roth will present on his upcoming paper on Transforming the Minneapolis Police, and actions to bring the UN Special Rapporteur to Minneapolis in 2022.

March 2022 Meeting

Sunday, March 20, 2022 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm CDT

Join us for our monthly meeting, discussing current events, our focus areas of MMIW - Death Penalty - Philippines - Lobbying. This month's Guest Speaker is Cristofer Correia Carballo, a Humphrey fellow from Venezuela. Cristofer will talk about the humanitarian crisis happening in Venezuela now.

A Look Inside Bring Her Home

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 | 6:00pm to 8:42pm CDT

Join us for a virtual discussion about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) epidemic in anticipation of the national broadcast of Bring Her Home - a new feature documentary from Twin Cities PBS directed by Leya Hale (Dakota/Diné) and produced by Sergio Rapu (Rapanui).

Sign up for the virtual discussion and a free preview of the film.

February 2021 Meeting

Sunday, February 20, 2022 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm CST

Join us for our monthly meeting, discussing current events, our focus areas of MMIW - Death Penalty - Philippines - Lobbying. Todd Pierce will be our featured speaker, discussing the legal foundation of Guantanamo.

January 2022 Meeting

Sunday, January 16, 2022 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm CST

Join us for another monthly group meeting via Zoom. We will discuss our usual topics, and arrange a guest speaker.

In January, we will focus our attention on Closing Guantanamo, which started operations on Jan 11th 2002.

Guest Speaker - Todd E. Pierce, military historian and former JAG (pro bono Military Commission Defense Counsel) at Guantánamo, has represented 3 defendants before the Military Commissions at Guantánamo. He has presented on Guantánamo many times before different organizations, including at our own May 2016 meeting and gave an excellent presentation on the dysfunction at Guantánamo. This presentation will mark the 20th anniversary of the opening of the detention center at Guantánamo where there are still 39 prisoners (13 of whom have been cleared for release but remain) at a cost of about $14,000,000 per prisoner per year.

Group 37 | Write-for Rights Event

Sunday, December 12, 2021 | 1:00pm to 5:00pm CST

Event Details

Join us for this year's event - the 20th Anniversary of Write For Rights! 

Here's the instructions for this year's event:

  • All attendees must be vaccinated
  • All attendees must be masked at all times
  • No food or drink allowed

We'll provide envelopes, labels, and paper for letter writing.  Let us know if you are not able to write and would like a pre-printed letter.  We will also provide stamps.  

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