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National Day of Unplugging 2011–Sabbath Manifesto

Posted by challahbackgirl on February 14, 2011

National Day of Unplugging 2011 Sundown, Friday, March 4 to Sundown, Saturday, March 5Join the Sabbath Manifesto for the National Day of Unplugging 2011: Sundown, Friday, March 4 to Sundown, Saturday, March 5

The Sabbath Manifesto is a creative project designed to slow down lives in an increasingly hectic world.

We’ve created 10 core principles completely open for your unique interpretation. We welcome you
to join us as we carve a weekly timeout into our lives.

Are you ready to join us for the National Day of Unplugging?

Can you take the unplug challenge and put down your cell phone, sign out of email, stop your Facebook and Twitter updates?  If so, sign up here!

For 24 hours, starting at sundown Friday March 4, 2011, people across the nation will reclaim time, slow down their lives and reconnect with friends, family, the community and themselves. Can’t resist the temptation? We’ve created cell phone sleeping bags.

The Sabbath Manifesto’s principles were created for individual styling, but for one day we are asking you to take on the challenge of Principle Number 1: AVOID TECHNOLOGY.

Now what?

  • Unplug and give back:  Click here to be connected to volunteer opportunities in your local community.
  • For more info about how to use the Sabbath Manifesto and events leading up to NDU 2011 sign up here.
  • Are you a community organization interested in partnering? Click here.
  • Creating an NDU event? Download the official NDU poster and include your event details. Click here.

Click here to learn about the Ten Principles.  Need more unplugging advice?  Check out NDU FAQs.

For a full list of Community Partners hosting events click here.

Click here to view the National Press Release and the San Francisco Bay Area press release.

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

Tell your friends you’re taking the Unplug Challenge:

 

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