Taking Action: What You Can Do to Help

Make a Gift. The Crimes Against Humanity Initiative Fund, created in 2008, has supported research, hiring staff, travel, convening meetings, producing promotional materials—including the film Never Again— and other activities related to the work of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative and the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute. To make a tax-deductible contribution to help this important work, click the “MAKE A GIFT” button on the right of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative website.

Join Up. Numerous human rights organizations monitor human rights abuses and crimes against humanity and support individuals seeking asylum. Organizations include Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, the International Federation for Human Rights, and others. You can aid their work with your support, membership, and participation.

Speak Up. Contact your elected officials and appropriate appointed officials and urge them to support your government’s approval of a UN Crimes Against Humanity Convention and participation in the International Criminal Court.

Reach Out. Connect with local organizations, universities, and other institutions knowledgeable about crimes against humanity and global human rights abuses to find speakers for your civic, educational, or religious group.

Engage Socially. Many global human rights organizations have a social media presence where you can learn more about their efforts, engage with others, and help spread the word.