Counter Recruiting Links and Resources

AFSC: Youth and Militarism
Resources put together by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) on the military’s recruiting techniques and the ways in which the military targets the poor and youth of color.
Coalition Against Militarism in our Schools
Information on the nationwide movement to limit the involvement of the military in schools.
Committee Opposed to Militarism and the Draft
A collection of resources, articles, and materials to assist in countering military recruitment.
Direct Action
A Lansing-based group working to counter military recruiting, they put together a zine called Through the Wire and distribute it to high school students.
Finding Alternatives to Military Enlistment (FAME)
A group from Detroit that presents a wealth of information on military recruiting online with a particular emphasis on alternatives to joining the military.
Leave My Child Alone
A website coordinating actions around opting out on the local level as well as the national level.
Mothers against the Draft
Information on military recruiting and the possibility of a military draft.
New Yorkers’ Guide to Military Recruitment in the 5 Boroughs
While focused specifically on New York City, this incredibly well-produced pamphlet and website on military recruiting in NYC is a valuable resource for those working to counter military recruiting.
Objector: Centeral Committee for Conscientious Objectors
Information on military recruiting, conscientious objection, and getting out of the military once you have joined.
Project on Youth and Non-Military Opportunities
A variety of resources for people working against military recruiting as well as resources for people condsidering joing the military.
Youth and Countermilitarism Program
The War Resisters League’s Youth and Countermilitarism website features news about the counter-recruitment movement and a large collection of resources.