Current Programs
International Human Rights Day
Artist Commission

A juried $3000 commission for the creation of a new art work to be presented on or around International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2006
Fuel for the Fire
A two-day leadership summit for high school students focusing on arts & activism. (May 2006).
A good time! Thanks to all our students & speakers.
recent Programs
No One Signs Up to be a Slave
An event series about human trafficking. (Fall 2005)
- Debra Pearlman at Exit Art
- Cocorosie at Tonic
- Isadora Productions at Here
- Speak Out at CUNY Graduate Center
Jailhouse Drawings
An exhibition of drawings by prisoners presented in conjunction with ABC No Rio and the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. (Summer 2005)

And So Forth: A Post-Election Assembly
A post-election conference for artists and activists in New York City co-sponsored with Theaters Against War and Art is Permitted Everywhere.
(January 2005)

Amnesty International Firefly Project is an NYC-based activist collective that works to support the exchange of ideas, strategies, motives, and methods for creating art that engages human rights issues.

Amnesty International Firefly Project is affiliated with Amnesty International USA as local group #704 and as a pilot project for the Northeast Region.

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