The 2nd North American leg of the U2 360 Tour kicked off this past weekend in Denver with Amnesty International volunteers in full force! Amnesty has been on the road with U2′s 360 tour since the first date in Barcelona back in June 2009.
Globally, Amnesty has gathered over 100,000 signatures supporting our Demand Dignity campaign. Not to mention on average, the thousands of people in each stadium who have seen our bright yellow shirts and have heard Bono mention Amnesty International from the stage!
Our Denver volunteers gathered a cool 2,260 petition names and emails for the Maternal Health Accountability Act. And this is only the beginning with 15 more shows to go.
An incredible addition to the tour is a video message during the show from Aung San Suu Kyi that you can view above. Her closing message –“to bring about change, it starts with just one person” — couldn’t be more relevant as Amnesty celebrate its 50th birthday on May 28th.