October Mailing Update

Finally it’s October and the 3rd Vigil against Hate Crime is soon to take place.

When: Friday 28th October 2011
Where: Trafalgar Square*
Time: 7.30pm to 9pm

With a two minute silence 8pm

Other Vigils are taking place around the Uk and abroad (including Brighton*, Kettering*, Norwich*, Reading*, Stoke* and Suffolk*)

Where ever you are on Friday 28th October, we encourage you to do something about hate crime whether it’s holding your own vigil, or just observing the 2 minute silence alone or preferably with friends and family.

We would invite all venues to download our Vigil posters (here) and display them in your venue, and please host the 2 minute silence at 8pm.

We know that some venues like 286 Bar in Lewisham are organising a coach to bring people up to Trafalgar Square, and Gary Henshaw who owns the KU Bars is promoting the Vigil by playing the following video (click word to play) in all his venues.

Some London Boroughs are helping promote the Vigil by forwarding information within their local hate crime forums and networks (if you’re doing this let us know as we are happy to promote local initiatives). It would be nice to see local libraries and town halls having info stalls and displays.

We are also calling on Students Unions to organise Hate Crime awareness weeks and work in partnership with local authorities to promote 3rd Party reporting services and victim/survivor support services.

* Clicking on the links above takes you to the associated Facebook event.

We need to raise £8,000 to cover the costs of staging this event so the fund-raising continues

2nd Oct – Kings Arms “Karaoke Night**
7th Oct – Tonker (men only)**
9th Oct – Royal Vauxhall Tavern**
14th Oct - Soho Bar Collection**
19th to 23rd – 2Brewers 30th “Birthday bonanza**

You can purchase Vigil merchandise**,
Join our affiliation scheme**,
& donate directly via the Charities Trust**.

We are also looking for Raffle and Auction prizes for our fundraising events (if you can help e-mail ryan@17-24-30.org).

**Clicking on the links takes you to the relevant Facebook event, and our WordPress sites.

We also need to recruit about 80 volunteers to join our Ops team and Volunteer Stewards team.

We are organising two volunteer training sessions:

6.30pm 5th October***
6.30pm 13th October***

And if you can’t make these sessions let us know and come down to our final briefing at 6pm 28th October Trafalgar Square***.

Anthony@17-24-30.org is the person to contact if you want to volunteer (remember to give your name, e-mail and contact number)

***clicking on the links will take you to the relevant Facebook events pages, make sure you click that your coming and we will be in touch!

Please forward share the link to this posting and help us reach as many people as possible.

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Founder of 17-24-30 No to Hate Crime Campaign
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