Stand Up and Speak Out is a global movement of citizens who are demanding an end to poverty. On
Last year, 23 million people joined together from over 100 countries and set a Guinness World Record. Here is a short video of last year’s program with a message from Sri Sri Ravishankar on the importance of this year’s campaign.
How to Be Counted on Oct 16-17
Have someone read the Stand UP and Speak Out Pledge (available on www.standagainstpoverty.org)
Ask everyone to kneel or crouch down.
Then ask everyone to STAND UP.
Count all the people and report the number on www.standagainstpoverty.org or www.artofliving.org.
Take picture or videos and upload them to the website of these organizations.
Remember all actions must take place within 24 hours between on October 16th and on October 17th to count for the Guinness World Record.