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.
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
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.