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With the US military funneling millions of dollars into youth recruitment efforts, counter-recruitment projects are gearing up too. Here are some of the major ones.

Read ActNow, The Nation's activist weblog, for more info on how you can help support counter-recruitment efforts.

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Leah Caldwell
Leah Caldwell is a summer 2005 Nation intern.

American Friends Service Committee: National Youth and Militarism Program

: www.youth4peace.org; (215) 241-7046.

National Network Opposing Militarization of Youth

(a good way to find local counter-recruitment groups): www.youthandthemilitary.org; (215) 241-7176.

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: Youth Outreach

: www.wagingpeace.org; (805) 965-3443. Note: The foundation's demilitarization guide, a must-read for those interested in counter-­recruitment efforts, is available at www.campusactivism.org/demilguide.

The Project on Youth and Non-Military Opportunities

: www.projectyano.org.

The Student Peace Action Network: www.studentpeaceaction.org; (301) 565-4050.

United for Peace and Justice: Counter Military Recruitment Campaign

: www.unitedforpeace.org; (212) 868-5545.

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