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Everyone has the power to advance
human rights.
By engaging volunteers in hands-on human rights work, The Advocates transforms volunteers into advocates for human rights.
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Rooted in deep expertise and strong relationships, we address some of the most intractable human rights issues.
For Clients
Partnering with clients to solve individual immigration problems and fight systemic injustice.
The Advocates represents people in the Upper Midwest who are seeking asylum, detained by immigration, unaccompanied children, or trafficking victims.
For Volunteers
Addressing some of the most pressing issues of our time.
Volunteers engage in hands-on human rights work, helping accomplish critical research and advocacy and transforming themselves into advocates for human rights.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

2024 Human Rights Award Dinner

A+ Results
"When human rights are met, children flourish,” said Jennifer Prestholdt, deputy director of The Advocates for Human Rights. At SPCS, that means a year-round school year filled with academics, athletics, and activities.
Our Priorities

Migrant Rights

Protecting dignity in migration and immigration policy

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Women's Rights

Ending violence against women and girls

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International Advocacy

Leveraging global pressure to effect local change

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Human Trafficking

Using a human rights-based approach to end trafficking

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Nepal School

Changing lives through the right to education 

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Death Penalty

Abolishing the death penalty worldwide

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Diaspora Engagement

Amplifying diaspora voices in efforts to hold governments accountable

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LGBTIQ+ Rights

Empowering LGBTIQ+ individuals to combat discrimination & violence

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Transitional Justice

Addressing gross and systematic human rights abuses

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Monday, May 20

A new "Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence" ("Georgia Foreign Agent Law") is set to go into effect in the nation of Georgia on June 16, 2024. Without an unlikely last-minute reversal, this oppressive law will perpetuate the decline of democracy and human rights that is occurring around the world and particularly in the former states of the Soviet Union.