Not My Presidents’ Day

#NotMyPresident #Resist

Let’s support this initiative by Cleve Jones. On MLK Day, The Give ’em Hope Family posted memes quoting Martin Luther King and a few days later we tweeted the Donald with inspiring leadership advice. 

Now, as Presidents’ Day approaches, here is what Mr. Jones is suggesting:

“A contest!
When I was a little boy we celebrated the birthdays of both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The two observances became Presidents’ Day, which this year falls on Monday, February 20.

What better occasion to remember and honor past great presidents of the United States? And what more appropriate day to shine a light on the chaos and corruption of the current administration?

Monday, February 20: Not My President’s Day.

Who will create the winning memes?

On Not My President’s Day let us encourage everyone to post quotes from presidents we admire and observe the holiday with local community activities in defense of our democracy.

In the spirit of reconciliation and unity, I offer this from Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was president when I was born:

“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.”

Help spread the word of Not My President’s Day! Who will create the perfect memes and slogans to drive this day of action? Who are the presidents you most respect? Honor the institution of the presidency while we resist the current administration!”
#NotMyPresident #Resist


About neverblendin

David Watters, a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Trinity College of Music, London and the Institute of Education, University of London, has worked internationally within education and Educational Management for more than 20 years. He has taught extensively within many socially and culturally diverse settings; most recently as a Head of Performing Arts within Further Education. He is a personal and professional development associate with The Pacific Institute (, personal coach, freelance writer and founding member of NBI Associates. He is a writer on social equality issues, is a key player in the Equal Love Campaign UK and author of the forthcoming book, NEVER BLEND IN which features key voices from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and which aims to inspire and encourage those who may lack self-esteem or who question their validity. David is currently promoting a youtube campaign"Give 'em Hope"and is asking individuals, couples and groups to make and share videos telling about the benefits of living with personal authenticity. He has shared a platform with Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell and is a supporter of 17-24-30, The Trevor Project, Schools Out, The Terrence Higgins Trust, The Albert Kennedy Trust and numerous others. His background in arts and education, combined with a solid understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, and his passion for Equality Advocacy drive every aspect of his work as a personal development facilitator, motivational speaker and writer. View all posts by neverblendin

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