TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Ready to rock and roll? Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) has a superb line-up of entertainment for the Night for Rights After Party. The party kicks off at 8:30pm on October 1, 2015 at the Arcadian Loft in Toronto.
The Party includes live performances from South Sudan's Emmanual Jal, Toronto's Indie-Pop group Running Red Lights, and in-house media newzapalooza bands. The After Party follows Night for Rights' dinner at the Arcadian Court from 6-9pm. Last year Night for Rights raised more than $100,000 for human rights journalism programming. This year, JHR targets raising $160,000.
When media puts a spotlight on human rights, positive change happens. When human rights are protected, people's lives get better. Proceeds from tickets and donations received at Night for Rights goes to support JHR's innovative media development projects around the world. After Party tickets can be purchased at: night4rights.com.
About Journalists for Human Rights
Journalists for Human Rights is a Toronto-based organization that aims to empower journalists to provide objective and ethical reporting on human rights issues. JHR has operated in 23 countries and trained more than 13,500 journalists and journalism students on rights-based reporting, with more than 50 million people impacted by human rights stories from JHR-trained journalists. Night for Rights is their annual benefit gala to support these programs. More information about JHR can be found at: www.jhr.ca.
Our thanks to CNW Group for sponsoring this announcement.
SOURCE Journalists for Human Rights (JHR)
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For further information: Media Inquiries: Rachel Pulfer, Executive Director, Journalists for Human Rights, Tel: 416-413-0240, E-mail: [email protected]