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11 Oct

Anti-Genocide Activists,

Last Thursday, tens of thousands of students worldwide participated in DarfurFast, and because of your efforts we raised tens of thousands of dollars for civilian protection, received attention in dozens of local and school newspapers as well as coverage on newswires across the globe! Thank you for your continued dedication to this cause!

Now, the Time to Protect campaign continues! We must now hold elected officials accountable and push them towards further action for Darfur. With the mid-term elections coming up in November, there has never been a better time to speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves! Find out more about how to get involved below. Let’s keep up the noise!

Peace in Darfur,

Erin Mazursky
Director
Georgetown, 2007

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Thanks to you, STAND’s DarfurFast was a huge success! While donations are still coming in, you helped raise over $25,000 thus far! And don’t forget, every dollar you raised will be matched! If you haven’t already, please send in collected donations. Your efforts and donations told the world that the Time to Protect is now!

It’s not too late to participate — DarfurFast events are still occurring all across the country. Visit www.DarfurFast.com to donate, post your upcoming Darfur-related events and get information on how to plan your own event.

Participants, please share your success with us! Send pictures and stories of your events to info@standnow.org.
Click here to find out more about DarfurFast…

Attend a STAND Regional Conference!

You — your ideas, passion, and experiences — are a resource for this movement. That’s why STAND is hosting six Regional Conferences in the coming months. These conferences will provide an opportunity to connect you with other student anti-genocide activists in your region, train you to be an even more effective advocate for Darfur, and link you with community groups. We will celebrate our achievements while brainstorming ways to break new ground. Each conference will feature an array of academics, policymakers, and advocates in the anti-genocide movement.

The Great Lakes Regional Conference at Northwestern University is less than 5 weeks away! Register for this conference and others here. The deadline for Great Lakes conference registration is October 20th — space is limited!
More information on STAND Regional Conferences…

Hold Elected Officials Accountable!

In the next couple of weeks, STAND will be introducing a “Congressional Pledge” for elected leaders and congressional candidates to endorse. Let’s mobilize to show our elected officials how much we care about their commitment to ending the genocide in Darfur.

Please click here for the most up-to-date information on how to hold your elected officials accountable for their response to the Darfur genocide. More info coming soon!
More opportunities for action here…

Join the STAND Team!

Your passion and leadership are needed for an effective anti-genocide coalition of students! STAND is currently seeking national-level leadership in several different areas.

STAND is looking for:

Northeast Task Force
Work with the Regional Outreach Coordinator to organize the chapters in this region.

Mid-Atlantic Task Force
Work with the Regional Outreach Coordinator to organize the chapters in this region.

Community Outreach Task Force
Work with the Community Outreach Coordinator to partner students and their local communities.

Materials Task Force
Work with the Materials Coordinator to help produce STAND materials for distribution through the website and to chapters nationwide.

Programs Coordinator
Be the national point person for all STAND Programs and Events.

IT Coordinator
Work to maintain and build STAND’s website.

Development Coordinator
Work to write grants and help STAND form a lasting structure.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please download the applications and email them to jobs@standnow.org.
Click here for more jobs…

Quick Links…
# Register Now
# Genocide Intervention Network
# Regional Contact Info
# Our Partners

email: info@standnow.org
phone: 202.481.8220
web: http://www.standnow.org

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Posted by on October 11, 2006 in Bookmarks, genocide, The Sudan

 

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