How to Get Involved with Amnesty International

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Amnesty International
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Based in Austin, Texas, Bruce Furst oversees film and television music licensing negotiations in his role as president of Ashber Corporation. Outside of his professional pursuits, Bruce Furst supports a number of charitable organizations, such as Amnesty International.

Amnesty International relies on the support of more than 7 million members and donors who join forces to combat international human rights violations. Whether you wish to contribute time or resources, there are a number of ways in which you can get involved with the organization.

Become a member
You can join Amnesty with a donation of $25 or more, thus providing direct support to rights campaigns across the globe. In return, you will receive a subscription to the organization’s USA newsletter and earn access to the members-only section of the website. Amnesty International offers both individual and couples memberships.

Buy from the online store
You can directly support Amnesty International by purchasing merchandise from its online store. Every item on the site is fair-trade-certified and guaranteed to be made ethically, with 100 percent of profits benefiting the organization’s programs. The store offers a wide range of items, from T-shirts to calendars.

Follow a campaign
If you wish to become an activist for a particular human rights issue, you can follow any number of Amnesty International’s USA campaigns, such as Security with Human Rights and Individuals at Risk. You can also support the organization’s numerous campaigns in countries across the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

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