Take action for global human rights without leaving Story County by participating in Amnesty International’s annual Write-a-Thon, Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in the PEO Room at Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave. Amnesty International supporters worldwide join together each December to generate thousands of letters on behalf of 10 cases of individuals at risk. This year’s cases are from Bangladesh, Chad, China, Egypt, Finland, Honduras, Israel, Jamaica, Madagascar and Turkey. Hand write or bring your laptop. Writing supplies, a printer and postage are provided. Refreshments will be served.