7/3 Car Protest Schedule:
IMPORTANT: Please DO NOT take the risk if you have any symptom of sneezing, coughing, fever, etc.
At any time, please cover your face and maintain social distance!
Please visit service lot. Check in, park, and watch the Facebook livestream in your car.
Check in and get information. If you need help with decorating your car, we will provide magnet car posters, flag, etc. All decorations need to be returned to the service lot after the protest, to be reused. Then follow the volunteers’ direction to the park. (Public restroom available inside city hall.)
Facebook Live to watch speech:
- Defend California Constitution – No on Prop 16
- Reform K-12 – No Prop 16 (ACA-5)
- Don’t Legalize Racial Discrimination, Say No to Prop 16
- Don’t Divide Californians by Race – No on Prop 16
- Don’t Judge Me by My Skin Color – No on Prop 16
- No Government Preferred Skin Color – a big NO to Prop 16
- Keep Discrimination Illegal – No on Prop 16
- Equal Rights 4 All – No on Prop 16
- Fairness, Equality, Justice 4 All – Say NO to Prop 16
- Vote NO on Prop 16
Start parade. Follow your assigned leading car with the “PALM” picture marked on the back.
1/ MUST wear mask or cover your face all the time. (Need to sign a waiver if you don’t)
2/ Please consider wearing sunglasses to avoid doxing
3/ Driver can HONK the horns
4/ Passengers can SPEAK slogans
5/ Bring charger for your phone
6/ Take a lot of photos, videos, and SHARE with us (@ECalifornians)!
Our Hash tag: No #Prop16, #NoProp16, #ProtectProp209
Please visit service lot to returns decorations (for next use!).
10 Parade Tips
1. Plan ahead.
Announce the event to all your friends and family, and let them know your expected return time.
2. Check the temperature before departing for the car parade.
Dress for the weather, 80 Fahrenheit. Participants will subdivided into groups of 5 participants each, with one leader to lead the way. Phone numbers of each participant will be shared among each small subgroups. Please look out for each other.
3. Check your vehicle before the parade.
Make sure your car is in good condition, have properly functioning brakes and a full gas tank. Of course, don’t go without Business Auto Liability Insurance.
4. Select your driver.
Choose who’s going to be the driver, and make sure to follow all traffic laws. Do not run red lights!
Stay with your subgroup as much as possible, but don’t worry if you are off the course a little. Ensure your drivers have a valid driver’s license and does not use the cell phone while driving.
5. Follow any parade-specific requirements.
When you enter a parade, ensure you have a list of the organization’s guidelines. Contact phone numbers between your subgroup, and contact phone for the non emergency police department. Don’t throw any object outside of your car. Follow the guidelines to ensure we can participate in future parades. More information will be released about the subgroup later today.
6. Bring a first aid kit.
It’s always a good idea to have a first aid kit handy, as well as someone trained in first aid. Please let us know if you are certified for CPR.
7. Create clear signage
Ensure our message is easily recognized with specific signage.
Make sure there is no offensive language, please contact the group if you have question about what to write.
8. Keep social distancing in mind as much as possible.
You can voluntarily leave your parked cars to participate to listen to the speaker’s speeches in front of the Cupertino City Hall; however, you can also choose to stay in your car and listen via Zoom app.
9. Stay hydrated
Even if the weather is mild, everyone is encouraged to drink plenty of fluids, and bring snacks. Public restrooms will be available inside the Cupertino City Hall during our parade, per the Chief of Cupertino Police Department.
10. Dress for the weather
In high temperatures, wear loose-fitting, lightweight, and light-colored clothing. Also apply sunscreen, and bring extra to reapply. It will be hot!