Movie Night--Militarism in Schools

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Movie Night--Militarism in Schools

Time: 3rd mo. 31, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Friends Center 1515 Cherry Street Philadelphia PA
Event Type: film, screening, and, discussion, philadelphia, witness
Organized By: Jo Ann Zimmerman
Latest Activity: 3rd month 9, 2011

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Don't miss the Philadelphia premier of the acclaimed documentary film "The Recruiter", which follows the efforts of an Army sargeant in Louisiana and his efforts to enlist three high school students, Matt, Lauren, and Robert, into the military. After the film, a panel of veterans, educators, and students will discuss the issue of military recruiting in school and answer questions.

 

Sponsored by Penn Army of None, a working group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Peace and Concerns Standing Committee

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Comment by Jo Ann Zimmerman on 3rd mo. 9, 2011 at 8:53am

An update for Friends:

 

To date, our discussion panel includes Steve Gulick (Central Philadelphia MM) and Philadelphia War Resisters' League Coordinator; Chantelle Bateman, Regional Coordinator for Iraq Veterans Against War; and Celeste Zappala, Founding Member of Gold Star Mothers for Peace.

 

Hope you can join us!

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