Evergreene Digest: Five ways to counter military recruitment in your school district

  • Here are five ways you can take action to stop the intrusion of the military into people’s lives.

  • Forced Military Testing in America’s Schools

American Friends Service Committee (The Quakers) <http://afsc.org&gt;

August 8, 2013 | How can you help stop the intrusion of the military into people’s lives?

Here are five ways (you can) take action:

Campaign for an ordinance for equal access in your school district.

Equal access mandates that for each military recruitment session done in the district’s schools, peace groups are allowed equal time and access to the students to offer alternatives to enlistment. See examples of other successful campaigns and how-to organizing guides.

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) <http://afsc.org&gt; is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action.

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Forced Military Testing in America’s Schools, Pat Elder, Common Dreams

Wed, 01/11/2012 | There is great reluctance in American society to stand up to the U.S. military, particularly concerning the way it runs a dozen programs in the nation’s schools. Calls for transparency are met with silence and indignation, a terrible lesson for American high school students.

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