ILYM Peace Resources Committee

Web Resources

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Read the St. Louis Monthly Meeting's Declaration of Peace in a choice of languages
View an Opt Out PDF document that describes military access to high school student information and how to ask your high school to withhold information from military recruiters.
See this PDF bibliography of peacemaking resources.
In Richmond, Indiana in 1948 a called meeting created Advices on Conscription and War, and in 1968 these were reaffirmed and a Declaration on the Draft and Conscription was published. These works have stood the test of time and remain useful guides today.

Web Resources

Conscientious Objection

www.centeronconscience.org, Center on Conscience & War – formerly NISBCO

www.objector.org, Central Committee for Conscientious Objection - CCCO

www.brethren.org/genbd/witness/ConscientiousObjection/COindex.htm, Brethren Peace Witness

Peace & Nonviolence Training; Research

www.lmpeacecenter.org, Mennonite Peace Center, Lombard, IL: Mediation skills, Here I Stand Clinics

www.transnational.org, Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research

www.soulforce.org, SoulForce - The Power of Nonviolence

www.paxchristiusa.org, Pax Christi USA: peacemaking, nonviolence, global restitution

Civic Action

www.ProgressiveSecretary.Org, Electronic letter-writing collective

www.vote-smart.org, Project Vote Smart (candidates, issues, and contacts)

www.peacetaxfund.org, National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund

www.nwtrcc.org, National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee

www.thepeacealliance.org, Creation of a Department of Peace

Youth

www.afsc.org/youthmil, AFSC Youth & Militarism pages, including registration & CO

www.nwfriends.org/Peacemaking/conscObjection.html, Young Friends in Northwest Yearly Meeting, to know and think about conscientious objection

Active Military & Veterans

www.quakerhouse.org/military.html, GI Rights Hotline & GI Rights Network - Fayetteville, NC: case studies on conscientious objection counseling with GIs; newsletters; updates

www.veteransforcommonsense.org, Vets, Gulf War, chem/bio/radiation exposure, Iraq

www.calltoconscience.net, Vets opposed to war in Iraq

www.vvaw.org, Viet Nam Veterans Against the War

www.ivaw.org, Iraq Veterans Against the War

Peace Link Collections

www.givewings.com/peace/index.html, Resources for peace - links page

www.lysistrataproject.org/index.htm, Ideas and inspirations for withdrawing consent; action alerts

nonviolence.ning.com, formerly The Nonviolence Web

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