A facility to supply homeless community members with permanent housing is currently being built by the Fort Collins Housing Authority. The facility will also address therapeutic and life skills needs of the residents. Let the FCHA know you support their noble efforts to reduce homelessness.
The people of Angola are forced to endure arbitrary arrest, torture, and unlawful killings committed by police officers and other law enforcement officials. Targeting human rights activists, journalists, and political opponents, the government is allowing the police to torture and kill innocent citizens. Urge the President of Angola to end these human rights abuses.
Protests in Missouri have not stopped since the death of an unarmed youth, and the police have responded violently. To stop future incidents of police brutality and ensure that basic rights are not ignored, the attorney general needs to make immediate reforms.
A popular Facebook page said to be run by ‘God,’ has raised a significant amount of money for a billboard that will proclaim love and acceptance of gay people. The billboard will exist in a city with a very strong anti-homosexual presence. Commend ‘God’ for this powerful message.
Cellular phone devices will now include a shutoff switch in an effort to deter cell phone theft, however, the switch is vulnerable to abuse by law enforcement. Demand that the ‘kill switch’ law be revised to prohibit police access.
South Sudan is facing a food crisis that has been described by the United Nations as “the worst in the world”. Almost four million people are at risk of severe food insecurity and acute malnutrition. Please tell Congress and Obama to send aid.
‘Reparative therapy’ programs prevent gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people from living free and open lives. Denounce politicians for supporting these misguided programs and for attacking LGBT rights.
The universal right to vote is under attack. Pledge to fight back against a disturbing campaign to keep students, minorities, and low-income individuals from voting.
With two environmental rights activists murdered, this government refuses to investigate their deaths. As fellow activists endure constant surveillance, harassment, and death threats, they are risking their lives to protect communities against environmentally harmful mining projects and dam construction companies. Take action now before another life is lost.
A man has been arrested after criticizing the actions of a militia aligned with the government of Sudan. His health is at risk and he faces the death penalty. Sign the petition and urge authorities to free this prisoner of conscience immediately.
One organization has thought of a creative and meaningful way to honor the life of actor Robin Williams. Thank peaceful organization for reminding us the best way to combat hate is through remembering love and acting accordingly.
Thousands of foreign workers are duped into unlawful and unjust labor on overseas U.S. military bases. Urge President Obama to protect the rights of foreign workers and end these exploitative practices.
Journalists are being forced to reveal their sources under threat of imprisonment. This violates the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of press. Urge Congress to protect the First Amendment and the future of journalism.
Military-style weapons and vehicles have been provided to local police precincts under the guise of propagating the wars on terrorism and drugs. The use of these forces against citizens is leading American cities to resemble police states. Urge officials to stop providing such equipment to police precincts and to demilitarize law enforcement.
As many as 100,000 children are sold into slavery and forced into prostitution in the U.S. each year. Help end child trafficking and save these children from a horrifying fate.
A man was recently detained and tortured by authorities in order to extract a confession from him. Torturing suspects in order to produce confessions is barbaric and reprehensible. Take a stand against physically abusing suspects who have not even been convicted of a crime.
Redtail Coffee has a policy of only hiring homeless people in an attempt to overturn stereotypes and help them establish a successful future. The coffee shop owners must be praised for their charitable and honorable actions.
Organ and tissue donations from HIV-negative gay donors are being rejected for harvest and transplant due to an archaic and homophobic ban. Urge the FDA to end its ridiculous ban on healthy organ and tissue donations from gay donors.
The shooting of a Missouri youth has resulted in violent protests by the community. While these demonstrations have turned rowdy, the police are using excessive force to quell the people. Demand an investigation into the conduct of the police and punish those who used unlawful force.
A general nicknamed ‘The Butcher’ was recently arrested for his crimes against humanity. His unit was responsible for numerous human rights violations, including enforced disappearances, torture, and extrajudicial executions. Sign this petition to thank the government for acting strongly in this case.
A young girl from Australia is writing to the Prime Minister every day to urge him to legalize same-sex marriage so her uncles can wed. Ask the Prime Minister to thank the girl for her activism and encourage her to continue fighting for the issues she is passionate about.
Two former government officials have been charged for crimes against humanity for their participation in the Cambodian Genocide nearly 40 years ago. Thank the Cambodian government for finally prosecuting these men for their violent actions.
A Chilean priest was found to be responsible for several illegal adoptions in the 1970s and 1980s. Sign the petition below and punish this priest who is responsible for lying to these mothers and stealing their children.
Human rights violations are common in China’s prisons, as evidenced by one human rights lawyer who was detained without a trial and tortured. Call on China to address these violations of basic human rights immediately.
A 13-year-old trans student was denied entry to her middle school after the institution’s administrators stated that they would not make accommodations to support the teen’s transformation. Sign the petition to urge authorities to charge the school’s administrators with discrimination.