Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Feb. 16: Military Recruiters Out of Our Schools!

Jackson Heights Community Forum, A panel discussion on military recruiters in the public schools.

February 14, 2006 from

Community Forum:
Thurs, Feb. 16, 7pm
Military Out of Our Schools!
Sponsored by the Queens Antiwar Committee

Discussion and Q&A

The Renaissance School
35-59 81st ST. (corner of 37thAV.)
Jackson Heights, Queens

-Victor Paredes, brother of war resister and former Navy Petty Officer
Pablo Paredes who refused to deploy to Iraq and convinced the
military judge at his court martial that the war in Iraq is illegal
- Representative from the YaYa Network (Youth Activist/ Youth Allies)
- Donna Lieberman, Executive Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union
- Bob Fertik, founder of
- Representative from the Campus Antiwar Network
- speaker from the Renaissance School student group TREA

"...federal laws give recruiters access to school buildings and students' files, including home addresses and phone numbers. But around the country students and parents have been standing up to military recruiters, reducing their presence and their influence..."
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