RFK Human Rights (@RFKHumanRights )

RFK Human Rights

Bio Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is a nonprofit organization working to realize Robert Kennedys dream of a more just & peaceful world. Instagram: @RFKHumanRights
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iPhone : Our team had an amazing time in Hyannis Port for the 30th Annual Golf Tournament! Thank you to the Kennedy family and everyone who supported our mission with a little friendly competition! A great time was had by all! capecodtimes.com/photogallery/C…

Twitter Web App : Congratulations to Center for Court Innovation on their new community justice center in Queens! Offering meaningful alternatives to incarceration is an essential step we must take to ensure a more just world. twitter.com/courtinnovatio…

Twitter Web App : In 2016, we co-authored a submission to the IACHR examining the excessive and discriminatory use of force by police against Black Americans in the United States. Our policing laws fall short of international #humanrights obligations. (3/3)

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Twitter Web App : We’re tired of this and it’s going to stop. Leaders of the black religious community came together to express their anger and frustration. The shooting marked the seventh time since June 1 a Fort Worth police officer had shot a civilian. bit.ly/32ozZzt (2/3)

Twitter Web App : We stand with our 2018 Human Rights Award Laureate @colorofchange in demanding justice for #AtatianaKoquiceJefferson. Jefferson was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew when she was shot and killed by a Fort Worth police officer. (1/3)

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Twitter Web App : “Every generation inherits a world it never made” - Robert F. Kennedy

Teach your students how they can help better the world through #SpeakTruthToPower’s classroom activities featuring the incredible stories of human rights activists. bit.ly/2kdIAUH RFK Human Rights

Twitter Web App : Wondering why COPINH and Berta Cáceres’ family keeps saying there still isn’t justice for her murder? These are all the people yet to be arrested. The Ministerio Público has only arrested the lowest bearing fruit. More than 3.5 years have passed and still no #JusticeForBerta

Sprout Social : ICYMI: Were now accepting applications for our Donald M. and Susan N. Wilson Fellowship! This fellowship has historically provided invaluable experience for a recent law school graduate preparing for a career in #humanrights. Apply by November 11. bit.ly/31iCKkj

Twitter Web App : Interested in entering the contest? Any students grades 6-12 are eligible to apply. Submit an original song that stands up against a #HumanRights abuse to be considered. Learn more about the entry rules below: (2/2) rfkhumanrights.org/work/teaching-…

Twitter Web App : We are so excited to launch our 2020 #SpeakUpSingOut Music Contest with our partner @grammymuseum! Watch our 2019 contest winner Tess Lira discuss her songwriting process and why it’s important to speak truth to power. (1/2) youtube.com/watch?v=5EiHDa…

Sprout Social : #CLOSErikers has a plan to forever drastically limit this city’s ability to detain people. Take this crucial step with us toward ensuring that all of our people are free. Urge your NYC Council Member to stand with us and support our plan on October 17. Mayor Bill de Blasio #buildCOMMUNITIES

Sprout Social : Join our incredible team as the new Advocacy Officer! Help us drive the organization’s international human rights advocacy and campaign strategies to protect civic space and social inclusion throughout the world, with a specific priority in Asia.
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Twitter Web App : “⁦NYC Council⁩ will soon vote on plan to fully #CloseRikers by 2026, sending New Yorkers instead to 4 jails spread across its boroughs. The plan would be safer for inmates, safer for guards and more compassionate for NYC residents.” ⁦—The New York Times⁩ nytimes.com/2019/10/13/opi…

Twitter Web App : It’s important that students have strong and compassionate role models. Explore the stories of some of the world’s most influential leaders and human rights defenders with #SpeakTruthToPower’s Virtual Field Trip available on demand! bit.ly/2lSNBlX RFK Human Rights

iPhone : Are you ready to turn hate into hope?
Visit our partners NBPC, USC Shoah Foundation, and RFK Human Rights to find out how.

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Sprout Social : Our 2020 #SpeakTruth Video Contest submission portal is now open until March 23! Our winners will premiere their films at the Tribeca Film Festival! Learn more about the guidelines and submit your film today! bit.ly/2VtnEHs