NNOMY Peace produces workshops to assist groups in understanding the tactics of military recruiters in the school and the community and create community and strategies for groups envolved in youth demilitarization efforts.

Recent Trends in Military Recruitment



Social media and gaming, changes in standards, state/local policy changes and more. A recent survey of Military recruitment changes by the Department of Defense and their increasing use of social media platforms and video games to promote military enlistment. A presentation made at the National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth (NNOMY) Strategy Summit in June 2018 at the Cenacle Center in Chicago by Libby Frank of Northwest Suburban Peace & Education Project, Chicago, and Michelle Cohen of Project Great Futures, Los Angeles.

Workshop - Full Spectrum Counter-Recruitment

NNOMY Workshops on Organizing to Counter Recruiting and Demilitarize Schools (08/11/2017)

Libby Frank (Northwest Suburban Peace & Education Project, Illinois)The National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth participated in the 2017 Veterans For Peace National Convention in Chicago August 11th, 2017. Veterans and allies gathered to discuss "Education Not Militarization". NNOMY presented a Mini Plenary workshop with the theme, Education Not Militarization: The Nuts and Bolts of Pursuing Policy Changes to Counter Recruitment and Demilitarize Schools. NNOMY also conducted the workshop, Education Not Militarization: Educating students and countering military recruitment inside the schools, with multiple presenters. (See HERE for more details)

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