pdf "SPN Make the Right Choice" Brochure Popular

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SPN_Make_the_right_choice_brochure.pdf

SPN BrochureOpt-out and equal access brochure from the SafePassageNetwork.org, devoted to truth-in- military-recruiting, on behalf of our youngest generation, K-12, their parents, teachers, grandparents, guardians, clergy and others concerned with their safety and well-being.

default "Worth Fighting For" by Rory Fanning

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Pat Tillman's death by friendly fire was covered up just days before his comrade Rory Fanning—who served in the same unit as Tillman—left the Army Rangers as a conscientious objector. Disquieted by his tours in Afghanistan, Fanning sets out to honor Tillman's legacy by crossing the United States on foot.

Told with page-turning style, humor, and warmth, Worth Fighting For explores the emotional and social consequences of rejecting the mission of one of the most elite fighting forces in the world. It is only through the generous, and colorful people Fanning meets and the history he discovers that he learns to live again.

http://www.haymarketbooks.org/pb/Worth-Fighting-For

default 2005 Chicago Counter Recruitment PowerPoint Presentation Popular

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Chicago Counter-recruitment OptionsPower Point Slide show about realities of military enlistment as a counter-recruitment tool. Ready to play without opening Power Point in editing mode.

Source: Veterans for Peace: Chicago-area group

pdf 2016 Back-to-school Kit for Counter-recruitment and School Demilitarization Organizing Popular

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2016 Back-to-school Kit for Counter-recruitment and School Demilitarization Organizing

WHAT IS IN THIS KIT?
The kit is a catalog of basic material useful to educating young people and school personnel about the realities
of military enistment and war. The catalog also includes some information on alternatives to enlistment, as well
as items written for organizers seeking to reach out to local schools.

All of the material in this catalog was carefully reviewed for relevancy and accuracy as of the Fall of 2015.
A task force of knowledgeable organizers did the research. It does not include all of the available literature on
this topic because much of what exists is out of date or is no longer bing produced by the original sources.

Consequently, we focused on identifying items that we felt were basic and most useful for effective organizing
and educating. New items may be added to future kits as they become available.

HOW TO USE THE KIT

It’s very simple: Read the descriptions in the catalog and then go to the links that are listed to view or download
documents that are relevant o your local organizing. In some cases, you will be able to reprint them for local
reproduction; or, you will be able to order copies in bulk if they are offered by the original source.
NOTE: If you wish to print the catalog, be sure to choose the landscape setting in your print menu (i.e., horizontal).

HOW THE KIT IS ORGANIZED

The catalog groups items into various subject categories:

  • Counter-recruitment
  • Non?military Career, College and Service Alternatives
  • Gender and the Military
  • JROTC
  • Delayed Entry Program (DEP)
  • Privacy  (Opt Out Forms/ ASVAB etc.)
  • Resources for Organizers
  • Contact Information

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Homepage: https://www.facebook.com/stopkidsgoingtowar

Revised 01/09/2017

default A guide to working with School Boards Popular

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The people who constitute your school board are volunteers, unpaid and with varying degrees of ability and education. In some districts they are often there out of sheer frustration with the previous board. At some point members concluded the only way needed changes would be implemented was by running for office and being elected. In major metropolitan areas, political power is a strong consideration. In a few districts, widespread corruption as well as fraudulent use and theft of taxpayers money has been documented.

default A Soldiers Life Popular

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A Soldiers Life

This website and video are made for high school students to discourage them from enlisting in the military. All of the production staff who created the 10-minute video are students, ranging from middle school to college. The Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice and Veterans for Peace co-created the video with professional photographer and CCPJ Board member Richard Lord. Please feel free to share this with young people and their families.  It is hard to know what the coming years will hold in terms of war and peace; if we can save even one young person from being traumatized emotionally, physically, sexually or socially, then we are doing our job correctly.

http://www.asoldierslife.org/

pdf Activist Tool Kit Popular

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pdfAcross the nation, students and activists are taking action,saying NO to increased militarization of our schools.Peace!
We hope you will find this Activist Toolkit to be a useful tool for those devoted to demilitarizing our schools and educating students and parents on how to keep student contact information out of the hands of military recruiters. In this Activist Toolkit, you will find the following information to help you plan an exciting and successful action:

default Addicted to War: Who's Who Popular

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ATW1A short trailer that chronicles the history of the book 'Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can't Kick Militarism. Introduces the author, publisher and other key persons who've brought Addicted to War back from obscurity.

default Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can't Kick Militarism Popular

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atw-why?Visit Arlington West Santa Monica for more information. Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can't kick Militarism. An illustrated expose by Joel Andreas. Also of interest Arlington West

pdf Adopt A School Kit Popular

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aaskOperation Student Privacy
• To inform students and parents regarding their privacy rights in relation to military recruiters
Operation Informed Decision
• To provide information and education about the military, equal access, alternatives to the
military resources and programming.

default Aimee Allison on military counter-recruiting Popular

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aaimeAimee Allison, veteran, conscientious objector and counter-recruiter, was a featured speaker at the national counter-recruitment confernece held at UCAL/Berkeley, October 22, 2005. It was jointly sponsored by the Campus Antiwar Network (CAN) and MOOS

pdf Alabama Military Alternatives Popular

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Alabama5-26-10FINAL.pdf

Alabama military alternatives such as: money for college, job training/skills, direction in life, discipline, to be part of a team, travel, to serve their country, to get out of trouble with the law, physical training, even citizenship.

pdf Alaska Military Alternatives Popular

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Alaska5-26-10FINAL.pdf

Alaska military alternatives such as: money for college, job training/skills, direction in life, discipline, to be part of a team, travel, to serve their country, to get out of trouble with the law, physical training, even citizenship.

pdf ALGUNOS EJEMPLOS DE CARRERAS PACIFISTAS Y CAMBIO SOCIAL Popular

By In Alternatives To The Military 9648 downloads

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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.

default Alternatives to Enlistment - Center on Conscience & War Popular

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List of Alternatives to recruitment from the Center on Conscience & War by state including resources from commercial sites, educational sites, financing college, apprenticeships, religious & non-profit organizations and a huge variety of positions around the country.

default Alternatives to Military Service by State Popular

By In Alternatives To The Military 1455 downloads

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.

default Amazing Opt Out Resolution! Popular

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In the spring of 2003, students at Santa Cruz High School initiated the first Truth & Privacy campaign, with regard to military recruitment in Santa Cruz City School. This campaign established an opt-in policy with respect to military recruitment – so that under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, student contact information was not sent out to military recruiters without parental consent. In the summer of 2003, there was a federal challenge to our opt-in policy, leading to the initiation of a second Truth & Privacy campaign - moving away from opt-in and establishing of a strong opt-out policy.

default American Friends Service Committee Popular

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AFSC LogoCounter-recruitment is what community members and activists call their efforts to dispel myths about the realities of military service and refute false information provided by military recruiters or advertising. Sometimes counter-recruiters are able to work in schools - alongside military recruiters - but most work in community groups or in public spaces due to lack of access to schools.

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By In Alternatives To The Military 3534 downloads

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.

default Anders Breivik, videogames and the militarisation of society Popular

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The boundary between the military and everyday life is being eroded by videogames. The ongoing trial of Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Breivik has generated a great deal of media coverage, public debate and analysis.

Much of this has focused on claims made by Breivik that he used the “military shooter” Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to prepare for his attacks.

Critics of games and gaming very quickly pounced on his assertion to claim this was evidence of a causal link between game-playing and committing acts of violence.

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