The National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth (NNOMY)  presented the Mini Plenary Education Not Militarization: The Nuts and Bolts of Pursuing Policy Changes to Counter Recruitment and Demilitarize Schools. Truth in Recruitment’s coordinator, Kate Connell, was a panelist in this workshop, along with Rick Jahnkow of Project on Youth and Non-Military Opportunities, San Diego and Jesus Palafox of the American Friends Service Committee, Chicago.

A second workshop, Education Not Militarization: Educating Students and Countering Military Recruitment Inside the Schools, was also facilitated by NNOMY, including  presenters Pat Alviso from Military Families Speak Out, Libby Frank of the Northwest Suburban Peace and Education Project, and Michelle Cohen of Project Great Futures.  Find out more at http://nnomy.org/index.php/427-flexicontent/articles/737-nnomy-at-the-2017-vfp-education-not-militarization-convention-in-chicago

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