UVM STAND (Students Taking Action Now: Darfur) is a student initiated movement active in promoting awareness and advocating for an end to the ongoing genocide in Darfur, Sudan.
UVM STAND seeks to unify, resource and empower Vermonters so that, together we can impact our government's policy towards genocide in Darfur and set a precedent for a permanent change in the world's mentality towards genocide.
Click for UVM STAND's APRIL ACTION EVENTS for 2008
APRIL ACTION KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Senator Romeo Dallaire, former UN Force Commander in Rwanda 1993-1994
Where: Ira Allen Chapel
When: 7pm Lecture with Q & A to follow
Date: April 10th, 2008
What: Senator Dallaire will speak about his experiences as UN Force Commander during the 1994 Rwandan genocide and his current humanitarian work. He is the first recipient of the Aegis Award on Genocide Prevention.
**9pm** STAND V.I.P. ticketed post lecture reception in Billings North Lounge- with Dallaire and some STAND sponsors, friends and supporters. Thank you everyone who has made this event possible!
YOU can have a hand in stopping genocide. Please do not be silent.
Join our Listerv to get involved or keep informed. You can join or leave a list at any time by going to this website list.uvm.edu.
Or join our facebook group to stay updated. We need you too!
Click for the UVM STAND Table Schedule in The Davis Center
UVM STAND now has 100 limited edition "Stop Genocide in Sudan T-shirts" are a sugested $20 dollar donation. Lip Balm is a suggested $5 dolar donation. American Apperial T-shirts and super consiously produced lip balm. You can buy these items from us at our events or you can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR GOAL IS TO RAISE $5,000 for civilian protection during our April Month of Action.
Our fundraising efforts are now focused speficially of civilian protection for the people in Darfur. $3 Dollars can help protect one person for one year via the Genocide Intervention Network's Civilian Protection Program
Sponsors for our Keynote address from Romeo Dallaire include, but are not limited to:
Diversity & Culture Fund
President & Provost Offices
President Daniel Fogel
Provost John Hughes
Department of Student Life
Department of Canadian Studies
Department of African Studies
Associate Provost for Multicultural Affairs
Dean of Students
SFPGJ (Students for Peace and Global Justice)
Department of Sociology
Department of Economics
Department of Geography
The Honors College
STAND Students at UVM are studying, thinking, and working on the genocide in Sudan. thank you for your support sponsorship. We couldn't do this without your help, and help from so many others! Thank you all for having a hand in stopping genocide
General Questions for UVM STAND? Please write us at email@example.com
Please join our facebook group. We need you too!
Please also check out NESEI's actions Sudan Week is April 6th - April 12th
For more information about the STAND National Organization please
visit the STAND national HOMEPAGE.