Thursday, 19. January 2017, American events, National Resist Day

from 19. January 2017 - 10:00 till 21:00
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Join in on National RESIST Day wherever you are located (Thursday January 19th, the day before inauguration). RESIST in any peaceful way you can, online or in person. Wear a RESIST Symbol sticker to work or organize an event in your local community to connect with other Resistors. Be creative!

Even just being very active online that day (promoting a peaceful message to RESIST) is helpful too.

Big or small, all your actions count!

Please read the FAQ page for more details: www.resistsymbol.com/FAQs#why_NRD
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Why RESIST on January 19th?

We want to send a loud message to the incoming administration as they get ready to be sworn into office: “approach the next term with caution, because there are millions of people across the country that will RESIST any and all attacks on progress and democracy.”

A Resistor in our Facebook page posted this below, which perfectly captured the spirit of National Resist Day:

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"Americans should hold a national day of protest (peaceful) on January 19. Anyone who doesn’t support Donald Trump should show the country as well as the whole world how they feel.

Imagine if the whole world saw how many Americans are truly concerned with this newly elected president. Imagine the message this would send to all the citizens of the world and to all of the “others” in our country who feel threatened by Trump’s racist, sexist, xenophobic rhetoric."

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What’s the plan?

Show that you RESIST in whatever peaceful way you can, wherever you are located, on Thursday, January 19th.

Please read the FAQ page for more details: www.resistsymbol.com/FAQs#why_NRD

We also plan to be a part of National RESIST day by distributing stickers with the RESIST symbol (similar to the “I voted” sticker). This way everyone can be a part of National RESIST Day even at work, school, or their communities. Please visit www.resistsymbol.com/sticker to get free stickers and/or to distribute them to your friends/family or in your local community.

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What can I do to help?

1) Spread awareness of National RESIST Day --- invite all your friends and family to this Facebook event so they can participate!

2) Share your stories in the comments/discussion of this event page to inspire other RESISTORS. Whom/what do you RESIST for?

3) Sign up for RESIST stickers at www.resistsymbol.com/sticker

Please read the FAQ page for more details: www.resistsymbol.com/FAQs#why_NRD
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TL;DR:

Please ​​help us galvanize people across the country to RESIST. To RESIST the normalization of offensive behavior. To RESIST attacks on democracy and progress. To RESIST for our neighbors and loved ones. Show the world that you are a RESISTOR starting from day -1 of Donald Trump’s presidency by joining us on January 19th. We encourage you to show that you RESIST, wherever you are, in any peaceful way you can, whether that’s skipping work/school to call your members of Congress, participating in a protest in your area, connecting with other RESISTORs to plan a day of action, posting on facebook/social media or volunteering in your local community.

If you have to head to work or school, sign up here (www.resistsymbol.com/sticker) to get stickers so that you can wear the RESIST symbol on your sleeve.

Big or small, all your actions count!

Please read the FAQ page for more details: www.resistsymbol.com/FAQs#why_NRD

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