For Parents, Teachers, and Concerned Citizens...
|For Parents, Teachers, and Communities
Youth Ally Guide Counter-recruitment is an intergenerational movement. Check out this resource guide for ways adults can organize around counter-recruitment with youth of the local area.
Learn about the Adopt-A-School Project from the Coalition Against Militarism in Our Schools, including a step-by-step guide and explanatory video.
Resources for Parents from the Student Peace Action Network
Resources for Teachers from the Student Peace Action Network
Military Myths Counter-Recruitment 5-Day lesson plan for teachers
Tons of resources for teaching anti-militarism and social justice curriculum
Optar-Fuera (Opt-Out form in Spanish)
- Hand out
opt-out forms and other counter-recruitment information at
back-to-school nights, parent-teacher conferences, and other school
events where lots of parents will be present.
- Form a mothers' (or teachers' or health professionals;, etc.) resistance line in front of the recruiting center.
- Set up an “Alternatives to the Military” booth with information on
local alternatives to military service at school or general community events.
- Deliver a pink slip to military recruiters at the nearest recruiting
station. Let them know that they are fired from appearing on your campus or in your community.
- Host a "Movie Night" showing anti-war films such as "Body of War," "Stop Loss," or "War, Inc."