Archive for the 'International Day Of Action' Category

WAY NO. 1 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Today’s way to Say No To Big Boxes is:lead, follow but don’t sit on the sidewalk watching the parade. On a day of action the key is to take an action…

WAY NO. 2 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Today’s way to Say No To Big Boxes is: organize at at-home viewing of Wal-Mart Nation.

WAY NO. 3 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Today’s way to Say No To Big Boxes is: produce a local college radio show on the Day of Action…

WAY NO. 4 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Today’s way to Say No To Big Boxes is: organize workshops or even a one-day boycott of big box stores…

WAY NO. 5 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

host a showing of What Would Jesus Buy in your home….

WAY NO. 6 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Today’s reason to Say No To Big Boxes is: join a group in your community. If you’re community isn’t on the list, start your own…

WAY NO. 7 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Organize a community teach-in. Bring in speakers who are knowledgeable about your concerns and ask them to give short presentations to your audience. Leave plenty of time for questions and discussion…

WAY NO. 8 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Organize a speaker’s presentation or panel discussion on issues related to your group’s concerns with supermarkets and big boxes…

WAY NO. 9 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Write to or visit local and/or national politicians and urge them to hold corporations accountable for their practices…

WAY NO. 10 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Organize a community festival, including music, drama, seminars, etc. You could create a theme by focusing each event on a set of countries that are disadvantaged by international corporate policy…

WAY NO. 11 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Organize a religious service around the themes of the Day of Action…

WAY NO. 12 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Hold a community film screening. Show something, such as the documentary Wal-Mart: The High Cost of a Low Price that speaks to both your group’s and your community’s concerns…

WAY NO. 13 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Hold a demonstration. You can include street theater, chanting, signs, etc…

WAY NO. 14 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Sunday, November 4th, 2007

Deliver letters to the managers of local stores, outlining your group’s concerns…

WAY NO. 15 TO SAY NO TO BIG BOXES…

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

Hand out info sheets or flyers to customers entering a supermarket or big box store…