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Human Rights Watch (Southern California)

Cause Area

  • International


11500 W Olympic Blvd, Suite #608Los Angeles, CA 90064 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Human Rights Watch investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. We are roughly 450 people of 70-plus nationalities who are country experts, lawyers, journalists, and others who work to protect the most at risk, from vulnerable minorities and civilians in wartime, to refugees and children in need. We direct our advocacy towards governments, armed groups and businesses, pushing them to change or enforce their laws, policies and practices. To ensure our independence, we refuse government funding and corporate ties. We partner with organizations large and small across the globe to protect embattled activists and to help hold abusers to account and bring justice to victims. For more information, please visit us at HRW.org.


Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking enthusiastic and reliable volunteers for a large international Human Rights Watch conference (the Council Summit), to be held in Los Angeles from Monday, June 3-Wednesday, June 5, 2019, with a pre-Summit side event on Sunday, June 2. Ideally volunteers will be available for a minimum of 4 hours between the hours of 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM.

The event, a three-day conference that provides an intensive learning experience about the work of Human Rights Watch, will begin with a pre-Summit afternoon film screening & discussion at Universal Studios on Sunday, June 2nd, followed by Summit events from June 3-5.


Setting up event space with HRW dcor;

Assembling centerpieces;


Ushers and Door Attendants;

Greeting and Directing Guests; and

Other Miscellaneous Tasks

*Food and refreshments will be provided for all volunteers on-site.

How to Apply: Please send a copy of your resume along with your availability for Sunday, June 2-Wednesday, June 4 from 8am-10:30pm to jessica.chiang@hrw.org no later than May 1, 2019. Please use "LA Council Summit 2019 Volunteer" as the subject of your email.


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