Youth and Militarism

Dealing with recruiters: A guide for parents and educators

Many parents and teachers are concerned about the aggressive recruitment tactics used by military recruiters in their local schools. Parents and teachers around the country have organized themselves and won victories that keep students information safe and private.

SENE Counter-Recruitment

Teenager for Peace

rally in newport

Teenagers at rally in Newport.

AFSC-SENE helps youth discover alternatives to conflict, war, and militarism.  We provide youth with information about alternatives to military service, and advocacy to reduce the influence of the U.S. military on the nation's public schools and are developing an outreach program to high schools in our area.   We need lots of help with this work so please contact us about volunteering in your area.

SERO Southeast STAR Newsletter, Summer 2010

The SERO Southeast STAR is the quarterly newsletter of the South East Regional Office of AFSC.  It covers news from our regional and area offices.  

This issue of our quarterly newsletter focuses on the Atlanta Peace Education Program with updates on our work in Miami, New Orleans and North Carolina.

If you would like to recieve a copy by snail mail, write alovelace@afsc.org.

 

OUSD resolution victory

BAY-Peace activists at Oakland school board

BAY-Peace activists celebrate victory at Oakland Unified School District, after a school board vote May 12 made OUSD the first district in the country to have a policy offering students the chance to OPT OUT of the private recruitment database known as JAMRS.

Military enlistment a popular option during recession

 Military enlistment seems to be rising during the recession. But groups such as the American Friends Service Committee in Chicago see the higher recruitment and retention numbers as an unfortunate by-product of the recession.

Students win over militarism in Oakland

Two year campaign succeeds in protecting students’ privacy from recruiters.

The Hook-Up for Kentucky

The Hook-Up for Kentucky is resource for young people exploring peaceful possibilities for their future.

The Hook-Up for Illinois

The Hook-Up for Illinois is a resource guide for young people exploring peaceful possibilities for their future.

SERO Southeast STAR Newsletter, Spring 2010

The SERO Southeast STAR is the quarterly newsletter of the South East Regional Office of AFSC.  It covers news from our regional and area offices.  This issue has a special focus on the New Orleans Project.

If you would like to recieve a copy by snail mail, write alovelace@afsc.org.

SERO Southeast STAR Newsletter Winter 2010

The SERO Southeast STAR is the quarterly newsletter of the South East Regional Office of AFSC.  It covers news from our regional and area offices.  This issue has a special focus on the Miami Area Office.

If you would like to recieve a copy by snail mail, write alovelace@afsc.org.

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

Where we work

AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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