Amnesty International’s Helen Black and Ashgrove action group invite you to a fundraiser at Parliament House.
Frederika Steen AM, activist and award-winning humanitarian, will be presenting on the rights of refugees and people seeking asylum, and how they can be protected by ordinary people.
Frederika, or Freddie as she is known, spent the first days of her life hiding from the Nazis in her native Holland. Her family migrated to Tasmania when Freddie was six and as she grew up, Freddie became aware of the enormous generosity and bravery of the total strangers who had taken them in. Since then, she has spent decades helping other migrants and refugees seeking safety settle in Australia.
Freddie’s story and experiences are incredibly important considering the Australian government’s decision to deny human rights to people seeking asylum by detaining them in offshore detention.
The fundraiser will be in the Parliamentary Annexe of Parliament House at 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start. We would love to see you there so grab your tickets now, starting at only $20!
All funds raised will support Amnesty International in defending human rights in Australia and around the world.
This fundraiser will be an opportunity for you to meet new people, learn more about human rights, get to know Amnesty International’s current campaigns, and find out how you can create change.
The barbeque will have vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free options, and all people, little and big, are encouraged to come along for an enjoyable kid-friendly evening in support of our human rights work.