Coalition “Xenophobii.Net” (No to xenophobia): Appeal to organizations, initiative groups and activists of Saint-Petersburg

Coalition “Xenophobii.Net” (No to xenophobia) announces beginning of preparation of week of joint actions on opposing xenophobia “Xenophobii.Net” 2010 which is held in the framework of European week of fight with racism and xenophobia. For information about weeks of struggle with xenophobia in 2009 see and If you plan to organize your event in the frameworks of the week of joint actions or participate actively in mutual events of the coalition and if you share principles of the coalition we invite you to join us. We ask you if possible to make a decision about joining the coalition and events you would like to organize before March 2 – the day we issue our press-release with the list of events. Also your organization or initiative group can become our partner by providing help within your powers in preparing and carrying out the campaign or its separate events. We are always interested in help from activists. If you are willing to help as on individual level – you will be welcome. We will be grateful for any help from you – in spreading the information, help in preparation and performing of events. We are interested in as wide range of organizations and initiative groups as possible. Let’s act against any displays of xenophobia together! Organizations and initiative groups who have already joined the coalition “Xenophobii.Net” are as follows: Russian Social Democratic Union of Youth, movement “For Russia without racism”, LGBT organization “Vyhod” (Way out), German-Russian exchange, Youth movement “Oborona (Defense)-Saint-Petersburg”, Russian LGBT-network, historian-educating center club “Yesterday and today”, movement “Antifascist action”, American corner at the Mayakovsky library, initiative “Food instead of bombs”, African Unity, Soldiers mothers of Saint-Petersburg, Pieces of unite, Human rights Council of Saint-Petersburg, LGBT-film festival “Side to side”, charitable society “Ichumbri”, international network against racism and xenophobia UNITED, youth informational project “Polit-gramota” (political literacy), Institute of regional press, Youth human rights movement, feminist and LGBT organization Gender-L, Youth Union “Yabloko”.