A few basic ideas on how to develop your Day of Action, from doing a small invited event in your home to doing a diverse community event in a public place. We also share some suggestions for organizations and groups to partner with.
Watch our 2:45 minute video Die-In Demonstration Video made by a group of volunteers in our home community of Santa Fe by filmmaker Sharon Anne Henderson.
From a participant in the Die-In Video:
"I found it very educational and emotional. I gained not only knowledge but also wisdom."
A sample script that you can use as-is or use as a starting point to develop your own script.
We have permission from Daniel Carlton and Marsie Silvestro, whose music we used in our Demo Video, for you to use it in your "Die-In" on October 5th. Go to the page to learn more and how to use it.
Sample posters available for download with space to fill in your own information on time and place.
Signs that you can download for your event or use as inspiration to make your own signs, with statistics on deaths due to intimate partner violence.
A sample proclamation which you can fill in to take to your mayor and/or governor, with suggestions of how best to request a proclamation.
Our filmmaker, Lynne Wimmer, shares suggestions for filming your day of action and what to send her to be included in our documentary showing our national call to stop the deaths from an intimate partner.
Legal releases for participants and locations are available to download here so footage from your Day of Action event can be included in our documentary film.
How to make the most out of social media outlets like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, plus a sample press release for local media in your area.
We're excited to work with a diverse group of teams from across the country. Here you'll find some of their ideas and links to their pages so you can see more about the events planned all over the US.
Suggestions for people and groups to invite to be part of the "Die-In" for the
Day of Action Against Domestic Violence.