>> Thursday, April 15, 2010
Do you know that tomorrow could be the biggest Day of Silence? Hundreds of thousands of students from across the globe will be participating tomorrows Day of Silence. If you would like to join to make it bigger, just follow these rules:
•MAKE SURE TO REGISTER your participation in the Day of Silence so we can have an accurate number of how many people participated. Visit this page to register:
•Tweet the Silence! Tweet about your experience during the Day of Silence to help spread the word. And don’t forget the #dayofsilence hash tag! More info here.
•Know your rights during the Day of Silence with this helpful document from Lambda Legal: Download it here: http://dayofsilence.org/downloads/DOS_2010_Lambda_Legal.pdf. If you encounter resistance or feel your rights are being denied, please contact the Lambda Legal Help Desk at 212-809-8585 or 866-542-8336.
•Check out these 8 Tips for Facing Opposition on the Day of Silence Blog (http://blog.dayofsilence.org/2010/04/8-tips-for-facing-opposition.html). Be prepared to have a safe, effective and fun Day of Silence!
•Don’t have anything planned? You can still participate with these Tips for the Last-Minute Organizer. Visit this page download: http://dayofsilence.org/downloads/DOS_2010_Tips.pdf
•Print materials like speaking cards, stickers and other resources from the templates.
•Take Action! Contact your Congressperson now or as soon as you break your silence and ask them sign on as a cosponsor of the National Day of Silence Resolution. Or thank your representative if they are already a cosponsor. More info here: http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/library/record/2415.html