Folder Access to schools

Information about accessing schools to counter recruiters. Also, see School Board Policies.

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pdf Educating Students and Countering Military Recruitment Inside Schools: Suggested approaches for gaining access to schools and ideas for activities once inside Popular

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Counter-recruitment_inside_schools.pdf

This workshop focuses on what you can do to reach and educate students at the individual school level. Tactics discussed include leafleting, career fairs, peace clubs, tabling, speakers’ bureaus, peace camps and ither ideas.

pdf First Amendment Guidelines for Fliers & leafleting Popular

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firstamendleaflet.pdf

Leafleting is a time-honored and inexpensive way to spread political, religious and commercial messages. In its traditional form, in which leaflets, fliers or pamphlets are handed to people face-to-face on the street, leafleting is a method of speech protected by the First Amendment.

pdf Helpful Resources for Organizing to Regulate Military Recruiting in K-12 Schools Popular

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NNOMY_resources9415_final.pdf

Resources for PoliciesPDF Format, 9 pages, includes links to webinars. August 2015

 



Download a printable flier at the following link:
http://bit.ly/nnomy_crwebinars

A Facebook Event Page was available at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/753376688142224/

pdf Seattle Equal Access policy Popular

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Recruiters of all types (employment, education, service opportunities, military, or military alternatives) shall be given equal access to Seattle Public Schools high schools. Each school shall determine the frequency with which recruiters may visit, but in order to be in compliance with the equal access rule, no recruiter shall have the opportunity to visit any single campus more frequently than any other recruiter. For the purposes of this policy, each branch of the military is considered to be a separate recruiting organization.

pdf The Nuts and Bolts of Pursuing Policy Changes to Counter Recruitment and Demilitarize Schools Popular

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Counter-recruitment_policy_organizing (1).pdf

Are you troubled by frequent recruiter visits, ASVAB testing or JROTC in your schools? Are you having difficulty gaining equal school access to counter military recruiting? This workshop covers ways that activists have successfully approached these problems at the policy level. It’s been done in some of the largest school districts in the country (e.g., NY City, L.A., Chicago, San Diego), and at the state level in some cases. The policy approach is another powerful tool that can be useful for having an impact beyond individual school visits. The presentation reviews successful methods as well as some of the challenges organizers have encountered.

pdf Using Equal Access to Counter Militarism in High Schools Popular

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Using Equal Access to Counter Militarism in High SchoolsReport on Project YANO’s efforts to gain access to schools in San Diego County from 1984 to 1995 (updated 7/06). Discusses outreach strategies, legal basis for equal access, lessons learned by activists. Key correspondence with school districts is included in appendix. Very useful for getting a school outreach program started.

NNOMY Reader

 Learning the Issues about Youth Demilitarization

NNOMY ReaderThe NNOMY Reader is a useful primer to learn about the realities of military recruitment, the militarism effecting our youth in schools and our opportunities for peaceful coexistance. This collection of articles represents a historical overview of the U.S. based counter-recruitment movement's strategies to inform and intervene in schools and the community about the Pentagon's multi-billion dollar programs to recruit America's youth into escalating wars. The NNOMY Reader also includes some information on alternatives to enlistment, as well as research presented by activists and investigators on the nature and risks of cultural militarization and how it  threatens our democracy. Learn more

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