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Resources to Host Your Own Candlelight Vigil

FIND OR BECOME THE ORGANIZER FOR YOUR EVENT

Look for a Facebook event or create your own

PICK YOUR LOCATION

Suggested: State capitol building, County Courthouse, City Hall, or Public Park

PICK YOUR TIME

Suggested: DUSK, 6PM, AFTER WORK

CHECK FOR PERMITS:

Check your city website to see if a permit is necessary. It may depend on the size of the group.

CHECK RULES:

See if there are regulations on candles, magnified sound, if tables are allowed, and if parking is available.

SET UP FACEBOOK EVENT

See our sample language for building yours out

ENCOURAGE WEARING PURPLE AND/OR BRINGING PURPLE CANDLES
NOTIFY THE PRESS

Use our sample press release

WANT A SPEAKER? INVITE THEM:

Local Attorneys, Professors, Legal Scholars, Religious Leaders, Community Activists

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