you know that Bush's "No Child Left Behind Act" requires
schools to give students' home phone numbers & addresses to the
military and that you have the right to Opt Out - refuse to have the
school release that info?
are for learning, not for the military!
$Billions for war & occupation, but there's "no money" for
schools & communities
part of a growing national movement to
community dialogue to launch a grassroots campaign to let students and
parents know our right to "Opt Out" & to demand that money
and prisons go instead to caregivers, youth and
May 23, 5:30-8pm
Tabernacle United Church,
Chestnut St. W.
requested donation l
one turned away
Childcare & translation available
women's rights & Black community activist; part of historic NYC
fight for community control of schools; Pacifica Radio/LA host; US
co-coordinator, Global Women's Strike.
of students, parents, military families, vets & others
Chester parents and students who
kicked out Edison Corp. from running their schools;
who are organizing Opt Out campaigns in their schools.
"Military Myths: What the
Recruiters Won't Tell You".
Out: End the Twin Terrors of Poverty
your concerns, find out about saying NO to ROTC & other military
recruitment; the "poverty draft" targeting youth of color,
women & other low income communities; conditions in schools; the
criminalization of survival; US efforts to destabilize Venezuela; US/ UN
occupation of Haiti. Get
sample Opt Out forms.
Global Women's Strike/Phila, Payday
Magazine, Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors (CCCO), Every
Mother is a Working Mother Network, Survivors Take Action Against Abuse
by Military Personnel (STAAAMP) Endorsers:
Brandywine Peace Community, Centro Pedro Antonio Corretjer, Centro Pedro
Youth Organizing Campaign,
Queers for Peace & Justice