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					 Rally of Pakistani
Americans Against
     Terrorism
►Why
►When
►Where
►How
►Who
Why?
           Why
►Background
►Past
►Present
►Breaking the
 stereotypes
►Future ramifications
Background of current CT based
          planning
►What has happened in the past.
►Current events
►Some details
►How this is being played
►What are our responsibilities.
             Objectives
► Toinform our fellow Americans that the
 Muslims in Connecticut and the Pakistani
 Americans in Connecticut are partners
 against any kind of terrorism and
 extremism.

► ThePakistani Americans in CT.
 unequivocally condemn terrorism in any
 shape or form
► To inform all fellow Americans that the
 terrorists do not represent Muslims or
 people of Pakistan

► To help our fellow Americans understand
 that the solutions to terrorism would
 include education and economic uplifting in
 the communities along with a close scrutiny
 education and promotion of moderation in
 all forms of education
►Take  a step towards breaking
 the stereotypes about Muslims,
 immigrants and people of
 Pakistani heritage
How can these be
   achieved?
►A rally/ meeting in a public
 place/forum
►Presence of US media and policy
 makers and other American leaders
►Appropriate sharing of message with
 press releases.
►Appropriate/ unequivocal / clear
 delivery of message
►Appropriate patterns of messages…
What do we want our
 fellow Americans to
know about us under
the current situations
When?
  &
Where?
            Planning
►Date:  Weekday vs Weekend
►Time: Morning/Afternoon/Evening
►Place:
►People
►Set up
        Weekday/Weekend
►Less  people on weekday to
 attend
►More impact on weekday
►More on weekend Vs maybe
 less impact
             Time
►Afternoonafter Friday Namaz
►Weekend Afternoon
►Weekday evenings….
      Possible Places
►Hartford Public Library
►Bushnell Park
►State Capitol
►Hartford Courant
►Press Club
►University: CCSU/UConn/ Others?
►Hartford entrance and exit Rush
 hour…
Decisions?
How
 Developing and executing the plan

► Titleof responsibility/ person, people taking
  care of this…
► Legal           List
► Volunteers
► Increasing/maximizing   numbers
► Getting  there and back
► What are we doing
► Who to contact and get commitments
  from
► Media
► Politicians
► Others
   Legal permission to have a
          peaceful rally

► Volunteers/   State?
   How to

MAXIMIZE
 Attendance?
 Volunteer Coordination
 South Windsor:    Waterbury:
  Nilofer
 Avon: Lalarukh
                    Orange:
 Middletown:       Ellington
  Naseema
                    Cheshire
 New London:
 New Haven:        Farmington
  Shagufta Bhabi
          Volunteer Categories
► Supplies
► Legal
► Making   Banners
► Sound system
► First aid
► Water bottles
► Drivers/ Buses/ vans/ parking/
► Telephone chain/ email/maximizing
  attendance
► Marketing
 Possible Banner Messages
► Not in our Name
► Pakistani Americans United Against
  Terrorism
► Educate Pakistan
► Terrorists are NOT Muslims
► Terrorists are enemies of Islam
► Education is the best weapon against
  Terrorists
          Supplies
► Home    depot & Office Max
► Sticks/ Nails/ hammers/ staples
► Boards/ markers/
► US Flags
► Candles: depends on timing..
► First aid
► Water bottles etc.
      Dress Code

►What  do we want our Fellow
 Americans to see and feel….
►Changing the stereotypes
►Defining ourselves.
       Volunteers
►Buses/ Vans/ Setting up/
►Safety planning
►Bringing people
Media Coordination
►Emails and phone calls
►CT. Main stream media/ Broadcast
►CT. News media
►Muslim Media
►Pakistan Media
►Media Press release
►Our own web coverage
 Other Organizations
►Muslim Imam
►Democracy Works
►ADL Vs Others
►MPAC etc.
►ACLU
►NAACP
►Others??
Local Politicians
►Mayor/s
►State Senator/s
►State Representative/s
►Member/s of Congress
►Others
           Financials

►Underwriters
►Organization funds
►Current contributions if needed.
WHO?

				
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