PROTECT THE RESULTS RALLIES - Post Election 
We held our first Protect The Results Rally on Nov. 4, 2020.
Future rallies may be necessary. 
Please check back regularly for updates.
  • Group Agreements

  • Parking

  • Sample Messaging for Signs

  • Safety Tips

  • Dealing with Counter Protesters

Group Agreements:

As an attendee, you agree to the following:

This is a peaceful event. We are committed to non-violence.

Practice social distancing by standing 6 feet apart.

Wear a mask over your nose and mouth at all times. **BRING YOUR OWN MASK please.

Follow all directions of our Safety Marshals.

Stay on sidewalks, leave room for passersby, stay out of the street.

Keep your signs from going past the curb (we don't want to distract drivers).

Respect all people and property (don't leave trash behind please).

Stay together with our group, stick with a buddy. 

Don't engage with counter protesters. Avoid getting baited.

Parking:

https://www.parkferndale.com/resources/where-to-park

Sample Messaging for Signs:  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN SIGNS!!

Protect Democracy
Our Vote Our Voices
Count My Ballot
My Vote Counts
Save Democracy

Defend The Vote

Voting UNITES US

Respect The Results

Get The Count Right

Election Workers Are Heroes of Democracy

Use these hashtags on signs and to post on social media during our the rally:

#ProtectTheResults

#CountOnUs

#CountEveryVote

#OnePersonOneVote

Safety Tips:

**There will be an Information/Safety table located on the NE corner of 9 Mile & Woodward in front of the Como's Restaurant patio.

Be aware of your surroundings. Have an exit plan in mind.

Have a buddy, predetermine a meeting place if you get separated.

Only cross the street at the intersections.

Remain calm - if you're uncomfortable, leave the event. 

Do not engage with counter protesters.

Familiarize yourself with these safety tips in case of an emergency and know your rights:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nGhkCIwsEVC1DmvIkXVK954RNeHnZQ4915kM2-tF288/edit

 

Dealing With Counter Protesters: From our friends at MoveOn.org

De-escalation video: https://youtu.be/NfgwupAIvYo

De-Escalation Tip Sheet: https://s3.amazonaws.com/s3.moveon.org/images/De-EscalationTips.pdf


 

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