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Be part of The Advocates for Human Rights' life-saving, life-changing work. Become an advocate for human rights today.

Our advocacy priorities include protecting the human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants; ending violence against women and girls; supporting the work of human rights defenders; and abolishing the death penalty.

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Your time and effort as a volunteer will help protect and promote human rights in Minnesota, the United States, and around the world. Attend a one-hour orientation to learn how you can volunteer your time and talent to help change the world. Volunteers are needed for a wide variety of projects, including research, legal representation, medical assessments, interpretation, photography/videography, and more. Questions? Please contact Michele McKenzie by email or 612-746-4685.

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The work we do would not be possible without your dedication and generosity. Your gift today puts you on the frontlines with us, confronting human rights challenges, achieving results, and making a difference in people's lives.

We are proud to be recognized by Charity Navigator as a four star charity, receiving its highest ranking. We have also earned GuideStar Nonprofit Profile's Gold Participation Level for our commitment to non-profit transparency.