Youth and Militarism

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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.

Peace: Planning an Alternatives Fair

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Cover for the Alternatives Fair manual

Excited by the prospect of the Alternatives Fair?  Think your own community would benefit from having a fair?  If you have some clever, creative ideas of your own on how to make a life after high school, then you can plan your own alternatives fair!  Below are resources related to the planning of the fair.  The manual describes how we planned this fair.  It has information on the partnerships we’ve formed, the steps we’ve taken, the timeline we used to plan everything, and other resources like sample press releases.  You can adapt this material for your

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Cover for the Alternatives Fair manual

Second Annual Alternatives Fair

As part of our commitment to providing alternatives to military service supporting themselves in meaningful ways, AFSC has been proud to sponsor the second annual Take Charge of Your Future Alternatives Fair!  This year we had the privilege of using space in the Central Library in downtown Greensboro.  It all happened Friday, April 9th, from 3 PM to 7PM.  We had some exciting people come.  Many told us about how they started their own businesses, or about exciting opportunities to do alternative service.

counter recuitment youth

Youth at counter recruitment conference

Youth at Counter Recruitment Conference.

EWO resources for teachers and youth

The following resources may be useful to teachers and youth attending the Eyes Wide Open exhibit or when preparing to deal with recruiters.

EWO High School Curriculum

A quick guide to creating a lesson and activities in connection with the Eyes Wide Open and Cost of War exhibits.

Tienes Suficiente Informacion Para Registrarte?

A trifold pamphlet asking questions of potentially unsuspecting youth (in Spanish). Un follleto con preguntas potenciales para reclutas militares.

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