Schenectady  Stand Up Guys    


The 2009 Niska-Day Parade


Niska-Day Parade ~ May 16th

Schenectady Stand Up Guys asks for support from all concerned about domestic violence or sexual assault


You can help us make a difference!! We are inviting anyone who wants the hurting to STOP!

We need marchers in the May 16 Niska-Day Parade

to end Domestic and Sexual Violence!

We ask men especially who want our community to be safer for their daughters -and sons, theirs sisters, nieces, spouses, friends, mothers, grandmothers.

Our intention is to get attention and to have FUN!

To make this march the biggest DV/SA event in the Capital District. And to have FUN doing it!

We invite your agency to go on record sponsoring the event. Our messages and posters are positive. We are engaging the community. Last year, we obtained over 700 signatures. Bring your kids, your classmates, your family, friends, neighbors.

We are Schenectady Stand Up Guys.

Listen, Stand Up, and Speak Out!

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A major highlight of our annual Niska-Day celebration is our parade that begins at 10am.  Through marching bands, drum units, various other marching units, vehicles and many creative floats, this parade continues to carry with it both the marks of distinction and quality.


The parade route:



"Envisioning A World with Liberty, Justice, Safety and Equality for All"



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