How you can participate
Prior to September 21: Individuals: * Ask your local bookstore or library to create a display for Unmarried and Single Americans Week. They can contact Unmarried America for ideas. * Ask the Mayor of your city and the Governor of your state to issue a proclamation declaring the third week of September as Unmarried and Single Americans Week. Send us a copy and we will post it to this website. Members of Congress: * Ask your U.S. Senator and your member of Congress from the House of Representatives to issue a Greeting to Unmarried America for Unmarried and Single Americans Week. We will post it to this website. Nonprofit organizations: Endorse the concept of Unmarried and Single Americans Week and have your group listed on this website as an endorsing agency. Newspapers: * Have the lifestyle or features editor of your newspaper plan a story about Unmarried and Single Americans Week or for Singles Day in which unmarried and single residents and organizations in your area are featured. Unmarried America can supply the newspaper with book authors and experts on singles issues whom they can interview. Employers: * Post a news item about Singles Week on your bulletin board or employee newsletter or intranet. Have your graphics department create some posters or displays to place around the office during Singles Week. During Sept. 21-27 Businesses: * Schedule a special event to celebrate Singles Week. Designate a portion of the proceeds as a donation to Unmarried America or the Alternatives to Marriage Project or both. Individuals: * Invite your neighbors and friends to your house during Singles Week for a party. What a great opportunity to get together for some fun. * Write a letter to the editor of your local paper, sharing your views on life as an unmarried American. Send it by e-mail or postal mail by Sept. 9th.
Radio Talk Shows: * Schedule program time for discussions with unmarried listeners. Call on Unmarried America to line up a member of our Speakers Bureau to appear on your show.