Chicago Veterans for Peace launches billboard campaign to end the militarization of Chicago’s schools

‘We, the Chicago Chapter of Veterans for Peace, are pursuing a many-pronged campaign to bring Peace at Home and Peace Abroad by focusing on youth and the demilitarization of public education’
“The West’s War on Children”
George N. Schmidt, Substance News

Evergreene Digest  March 30, 2016

March 14, 2016 | The Veterans for Peace (VFP) organization announced on March 14, 2016 that it was launching a campaign to end the militarization of Chicago’s public schools. Members of the group have spoken at virtually every meeting of the Chicago Board of Education over the past few years, raising the same demand, but not one member of the Board has even asked them about their policy proposals.


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The veterans organization will be sponsoring five billboards across town pushing the theme “No Military in Chicago Public Schools. Education Not Militarization…” The billboards will be up from March through May 2016.

George N. Schmidt: a long-time high school teacher and publisher of Substance newspaper.

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Related:

The West’s War on Children, Bruce Frohnen, the Imaginative Conservative / Intellectual Takeout
The prejudice against children begins from an immoderate desire for order.
Special Project | The War on Children: Week Ending  January 9, 2016

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One comment

  1. Stan Levin · · Reply

    On Thu, 3/31/16, Debbie Wasserman Schultz wrote:

    Subject: FW: where are we?
    To: “Stan Levin”
    Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016, 3:25 PM

    democrat all my life … now 86 years old … you are and have been wasting your time on me
    and who knows how many others … save your breath ms Shultz … I would not contribute
    one nickel to your nor ms Clinton’s campaign …it would be nice to stop hearing from you
    stan Levin
    a war veteran and man of peace

    Will you take a look at
    Lindsey’s note below about where we stand for our FEC
    deadline tonight?

    I’m reaching out
    personally because I know you’re one of our best
    supporters.

    Please help out
    before midnight and your donation will be matched.

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