Sample “Opt Out” Petition For High School Recruiting Information
If you are a part of the Bethlehem School District, you can help circulate this petition to the Bethlehem Central School District that asks them to make it easier for students to prevent their personal contact information from being automatically shared with military recruiters. If you live in another school district then you can use it as a template for your own campaign to make opting out easier.
Iraq Veterans Against the War
‘Truth in Recruiting’
“We are soldiers and veterans and we have all at one time been recruited. We know that recruiters need to distort the truth and lie in order to get people to enlist in the military. Please consider our experience before making your decision about whether or not to enlist in the military. If you should still decide to enlist, know that we will be there for you if you need us. As you join their ranks, join the ranks of IVAW to stop the war from the inside.”
Click here to read the entire flier.
It’s My Life! – A Book Report
edited by Janine Schwab and published by the American Friends Service Committee
If you are looking for a conventional manual to give to your growing daughter or son on “why you should go to college right after high school,” or “what are the best paying jobs,” then don’t bother buying It’s My Life! If, on the other hand, you want to support your children through that difficult transition from adolescence to adulthood, there is much in this readable book that could be useful.
Click here to read a longer description of this book along with ordering information.
Click here to access the Youth and Militarism section of the American Friends Service Committee website for more resources and information about this topic.