Amnesty International USA
$10,000 to Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) to support its 2017 campaign on police accountability and the use of lethal fore by law enforcement. This will include public and member education, as well as targeted campaigning for changes in police use of lethal force and accountability.
AIUSA is the largest country section of Amnesty International, a membership-based global human rights movement founded on the idea that every person can make a difference standing up for the rights of others wherever they may be. For decades, Amnesty International has been seen worldwide as the premier grassroots organization demanding human rights for every person and tackling the most pressing challenges to human rights. They believe that every individual has the power and responsibility to take action and defend the inalienable and indivisible human rights of all people.