Cartoon by Lalo Alcaraz
(full disclosure: I have not heard any of the national immigrant and/or Latino organizations taking on the task of informing the community of which businesses/organizations to target, so I did a quick websearch and found what I found that the average consumer outside of Arizona might be able to use. This list is not comprehensive, nor is it as strategic as it needs to be. Apologies in advance… -Joel)
Greetings friends and allies,
In the wake of the recent adoption into law of SB1070 by the State of Arizona today (04.23.2010), one of the most draconian anti-immigration laws ever in the United States, many people have called for a boycott of the State of Arizona, including southwest Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva. Personally, I haven’t been to Arizona in five years and do not plan on going there any time soon. I created this list to give folks/average consumers outside of Arizona a chance to show their disgust with the passage of this racist legislation by boycotting the following, Arizona-based companies.
Cold Stone Creamery. Headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona
Discount Tire Company. Headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona
Go Daddy. Headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona
P. F. Chang’s China Bistro. Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona
PetSmart. Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona
U-Haul. Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona
US Airways. Headquarters: Tempe, Arizona
For more information on companies that do business in Arizona and actions to take against this racist, anti-immigrant legislation, please click on the following links:
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