Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Can't come to New York? Have a solidarity demonstration

Get on the Bus has been held in New York City for the past 11 years. It's a great event that attracts hundreds if not thousands of people each year. But what if you live too far away or cannot to come to New York on April 21?

You can still participate in Get on the Bus by holding your own solidarity action in your hometown! Download all the materials you'll need from the Get on the Bus web site.

Action #1: Darfur

If you live in Washington, D.C., you could hold a demonstration at the Sudanese Embassy.

Action #2: Ethiopia

The Ethiopian government has its embassy in Washington, D.C. and a consulate in Los Angeles.

Action #3: Guatemala

Guatemala has its embassy in Washington, D.C. and consulates in Denver, Houston, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Action #4: China

China has consulates in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, and its embassy in Washington, D.C.

Yahoo's headquarters are in Sunnyvale, California. Google has its headquarters in Mountain View, California and business offices in several states. Microsoft is located in Redmond, Washington and has other offices all over the country, while Cisco Systems is in San Jose, California and has campuses in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and North Carolina.

Do you live outside the United States? Hold a solidarity action in your country at each country's embassy or an internet company local headquarters!

Contact Group 133 and the Get on the Bus team to coordinate our actions and messages.

You can also participate by doing the actions we post on our web site and this blog.

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