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June Survivors Week Advocacy Meeting

TASSC is starting to prepare for June Survivors Week, which will take place from June 22-26. TASSC's Advocacy Coordinator will be meeting with survivors today to:

-Discuss what you want Members of Congress to know about torture and human rights violations in your countries;

-Write letters to Senator Ben Cardin from Maryland thanking him for sponsoring the Senate Resolution 432 - Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. This resolution was introduced on April 10, 2016 and is co-sponsored by 10 other Senators. Everyone can write letters to thank Senator Cardin, but it is especially important for survivors who live in Maryland to participate;

-Hear about the problems you experience because of the long wait for asylum interviews.

This will be a great meeting to get involved in advocacy and to have your voice heard. We'd like as many survivors to attend as possible!


Earlier Event: April 27
Later Event: May 4