Education Not Militarization: more info Also see DeMilitarizeCPS on Facebook. This Project is focused on eliminating the military from the lives of youth in Chicago Public Schools. CPS is the most militarized school system in the U.S. with over 8,000 middle and high school youth in some form of military training. The message is that the primary purpose of the military is the infliction of violence and violence has no place in the lives of youth. This Project has received support across the nation, including from the following peace leaders.
Very glad to learn about this outstanding initiative, and I wish you the greatest – well-deserved – success.” Noam Chomsky
Scholarship: The Chapter raises money for students in the Chicago area who are focused on humanitarian needs. Please contact us for more information.
Video: Voices for peace, especially from veterans, are rare in our militarized, aggressive culture. The Chapter is developing videos of our members. The following is from our national office. more info