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Materials for providing alternative solutions to joining the military including a section of documents outlining available options to a non-military future for young people by state.

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Alternatives by stateResource documents about alternatives to the military listed by state. This Jobs & Job Training Guide is intended to provide alternatives to military service for youth in the United States and its territories who may be considering a career in the United States Armed Forces. There are thousands of links in these documents that will hook you up with thousands of job, training, and educational opportunities near your home, across the country or around the world. The U.S. government and each State Government have programs that can assist you in figuring out what to do with your life. There are many free job-search sites and opportunities with non-profit and faith-based organizations. Spend a few hours clicking around and use the opportunities search engine . In the process, you're likely to find something that is truly exciting. You don't have to join the military.

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pdf ALGUNOS EJEMPLOS DE CARRERAS PACIFISTAS Y CAMBIO SOCIAL Popular

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Examples_Careers_in_peace_2006.pdf

Examples in Peace Making


Un trabajo pacifista es cualquier trabajo que no hace daño a otras personas y fomenta la cooperación y construcción de una sociedad justa.

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This Jobs & Job Training Guide is intended to provide alternatives to military service for youth in the United States and its territories who may be considering a career in the United States Armed Forces. There are thousands of links in these documents that will hook you up with thousands of job, training, and educational opportunities near your home, across the country or around the world. The U.S. government and each State Government have programs that can assist you in figuring out what to do with your life. There are many free job-search sites and opportunities with non-profit and faith-based organizations. Spend a few hours clicking around and use the free search engines . In the process, you're likely to find something that is truly exciting. You don't have to join the military.

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AmeriCorpsBegun in 1994, the AmeriCorps programs provide opportunities for Americans to make an intensive commitment to service. The AmeriCorps network of local, state, and national service programs engages more than 70,000 Americans in intensive service each year.

AmeriCorps members serve through more than 3,000 nonprofits, public agencies,and faith-based and other community organizations, helping meet critical needs in education, public safety, health and the environment. The variety of service opportunities is almost unlimited. Members may tutor and mentor youth, build affordable housing, teach computer skills, clean parks and streams, run after-school programs, or help communities respond to disasters.

PDF Reports available by state and region.

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California ProgramWELCOME to the Central Valley California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) website. The mission of the Central Valley Cal-SOAP is to educate, empower and encourage students and their families to access all opportunities to higher education. Our vision encompasses a strong collaborative effort with our partners to ensure students succeed academically and personally so they will be in a position to take full advantage of all the educational opportunities available to them after high school.

pdf Careers in Peacemaking and Social Change Popular

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Careers in Peacemaking and social changeCareers in Peacemaking and Social Change:
Choosing a Career that Pays in Many Ways
Brochure for high school-age youths:discusses how to make a career choice that is compatible with both income needs and ethical values.

document Financial Aid Brochure Popular

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document Financial Aid List - California and national Popular

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FinancialAidList02-10.doc

Financial Aid Resources Project YANOFinancial aid resources compiled by Project YANO. Emphasis is on California financial aid, but some national sources are also listed.

pdf Great Careers 5th Edition June 2009 2 Popular

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Great Careers 5th 6-2009.pdf

Great CareersProject Great Futures/CAMS Booklet on Alternative Careers for High School students in the Los Angeles area, nationally, and the world.

Topics include:

1. GREEN JOBS, CAREERS, FUTURES
2. LEARN TO EARN
3. GET PAID TO LEARN
4. OUTDOORS & ENVIRONMENT
5. SEE THE WORLD
6. BE A HERO
7. EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES
8. CREATIVE ARTS
9. CHANGE YOUR LIFE
10. YOUTH LEADERSHIP
11. HIGHER EDUCATION
12. ADDRESS LISTING

Source: Project Great Futures

pdf Higher Education: A Resource Guide to Southern California Popular

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HigherEdBrochure 107.pdf

Higher Education: A Resource Guide to Southern CaliforniaIssues covered in this brochure:

College s and Universitie s Want YOU!
HOW CAN I AFFORD COLLEGE?
WILL “REAL LIFE” GET IN THE WAY? (I have a family, a job, etc.)
COMMUNITY COLLEGE (A very smart place to begin your higher education)
Public Universities in California
I Don’ t Have A U.S. Green Card (How can I go to college without paying a fortune?)

Source: Project Great Futures

pdf Options for Life after High School (New York) Popular

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P-T2011OptionsAfterHighSchoolEngSpan-PDFFinal.pdf

Options for life after high schoolList of non-military options compiled by Code Pink and Granny Peace Brigade in New York.

pdf Promising Practices For Helping Low-Income Youth Obtain and Retain Jobs: A Guide for Practitioners Popular

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NASCC_Guidebook.pdf

Promising Practices For Helping Low-Income Youth Obtain and Retain Jobs: A Guide for PractitionersBased on a literature review and analysis of the Department of Labor’s Welfare to Work Project, this guide emphasizes lessons from the Job and Conservation Corps but are applicable to many programs serving low-income or disenfranchised youth. The guide also features a “how-to” section to help agency staff translate promising practices to their own programs. Cambridge, MA: Abt Associates, Inc, 2003.

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