Eastern Massachusetts 25% Solution is joining with American Friends Service Committee, Massachusetts Peace Action, and others to stage a week of action April 12-18. We will be using the week to make our campaign visible: There IS money for our communities. The Pentagon has it! We want it back! Cut Military Spending, Not Us! Fund Our Communities, Fund Jobs - Not War.
This week is a great opportunity to strengthen or build a local 25% group for this crucial ongoing campaign! Have conversations as you table or stand out. See who might be interested in joining you locally. A sign up sheet, or the 25% petition can be helpful (can be downloaded from Activist Toolkit on this site). If you are initiating a 25% resolution campaign, you can petition with the resolution.
Stand Out in your town center or regular vigil location.
: Set up a table in front of your post office or in other places people congregate in your city or town. Table on Tax Day (April 18) or on Saturday, April 16 - or any time between April 12-18! Distribute flyers, petition, engage with community members.
Materials: These will be available at a number of locations, watch for updates please.
We are producing buttons with two designs
. Contact 25% Solution to obtain a bunch.
We are reprinting the 25% Solution trifold with some updates. Download it from the Activist Toolkit page
We are generating a flyer, stay tuned to see it.
Leaflet: A great leaflet from USLAW http://uslaboragainstwar.org/downloads/MoveTheMoney.pdf
Fold Out: AFSC One Minute for Peace foldout
The Global Day of Action on Military Spending explains how to make eye-catching visuals
to use at your table or event and provides anOrganizer's Packet
The Boston 25% Coalition used a bar chart made out of cloth banners
at their event March 22.
We have written a sample op-ed
. Tailor it to your purposes and contact your community newspaper to submit.
Here are facts, figures and images
you may also want to use.
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