Welcoming WATCH as a project of The Advocates for Human Rights

Dear Friends of The Advocates for Human Rights,
We are thrilled to share with you the news about the expansion of our work on women’s human rights. Last night, at our Human Rights Awards Dinner, we publicly announced that WATCH, the extraordinary Minneapolis-based court monitoring and judicial policy nonprofit, will become a project within The Advocates of Human Rights’ Women’s Program. For 27 years, WATCH’s amazing volunteers and dedicated staff have monitored court proceedings involving women and worked to make the justice system more responsive to crimes of violence against women and children. The Advocates has worked with members of WATCH over the years as they have shared their expertise with us and with several of our overseas partners. We are honored that WATCH has chosen to join The Advocates for Human Rights, to continue their vital work with us, and to contribute their expertise to our ongoing projects.

Read our full press release here.




Jun. 25
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Please join us for our annual interpreter training! 

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Jun. 26
5:30 - 6:30 PM

Please join us for our in-office information session on our organization and how to get involved with our activities and events! 

Jul. 12
12:00 - 1:30 PM

This CLE is for attorneys with minimal to no asylum experience who are willing to represent a client seeking asylum through The Advocates' pro bono program. This training provides an introduction to asylum law and procedure and reviews the necessary documentary evidence needed to file an asylum application, as well as updates currently facing asylum seekers. Tips and advice regarding representation of low income asylum seekers will also be provided. Attorneys will have opportunities to review sample cases and practice applying the law to the facts of these cases.

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