are you ready for be the change 2012?

Be the Change is an annual national day of service coordinated by South Asiasn Americans Leading Together (SAALT), held on campuses and in cities across the country. This year, Be the Change is happening on Saturday, October 6.

The event is an opportunity for South Asian community members, advocates and allies to build community through service, develop leadership skills, and engage in social change.

In 2011, over 2,500 people volunteered at over 130 service sites in 80 cities and campuses across the country. Want to get involved with Be the Change 2012? Here are some more details:
How can I get involved now?

Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 6th and join us as a campus/city planning team member or as a national partner.

1. Coordinate a Be the Change event on your campus
If your campus traditionally organizes a Be the Change event or if you would like to start one on your campus, please complete this form by July 6th.

2. Coordinate a Be the Change event in your city
Join or start a planning team in your city! Please complete this form by July 6th.

3. Join SAALT as a National Partner for Be the Change
National Partners assist with volunteer outreach, commit to participating in a Be the Change event, provide a Be the Change service site and/or contribute in-kind or financial donations to Be the Change. National Partner logos appear on national materials, including the website, flyer, and t-shirt. If your organization, business, professional association, or community group would like to partner with SAALT to support Be the Change 2012, please email us at btc@saalt.org.
Mark your calendars. This year's Be the Change theme is Stand Together. For further information on how you can get involved on your campus or in your city, head over to the SAALT website here.

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