Our Friends & Allies

Our friends & allies

Veterans for Peace Veterans For Peace is a national organization founded in 1985. It is structured around a national office in Saint Louis, MO and comprised of members across the country organized in chapters or as at-large members.

Iraq Veterans Against the War A national organization of veterans who’ve served since 9/11 and are opposed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

United for Peace & Justice United for Peace and Justice is a coalition of more than 1300 local and national groups throughout the United States who have joined together to oppose our government’s policy of permanent warfare and empire-building.

Vietnam Veterans Against the War Membership in VVAW is open to all people who want to build a veterans’ movement that fights for peace and justice. Most of our members are veterans of the Vietnam era, but we welcome veterans of all eras, as well as family members and friends to our ranks.

Civilian Soldier Alliance an organization of civilians working with veterans and active-duty service-members to build a GI resistance movement towards a just foreign policy.

Citizen Soldier Prepared to Challange U.S. Militarism in the New Millenium. Books, Videos, and More.

G.I. Rights Hotline A network of nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations who provide information to servicemembers about military discharges, grievance and complaint procedures, and other civil rights. Call the Hotline at: (800) 394-9544

Military Families Against the War (in Great Britian) “Military Families Against the War is an organization of people directly affected by the war in Iraq. Our relatives and loved ones are members of the British Armed Services. We are opposed to the continuing involvement of UK soldiers in a war that is based on lies.”

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows is an organization founded by family members of those killed on September 11th who have united to turn our grief into action for peace.

Service Women’s Action Network SWAN supports, defends, and empowers today’s servicewomen and women veterans of all eras, through groundbreaking advocacy initiatives and innovative, healing community programs.

Courage to Resist is primarily focused on supporting public GI resisters, and the organization also strives to provide political, emotional, and material support to all military objectors critical of our government’s current policies of empire.

Warrior Writers mission is to create a culture that articulates veterans’ experiences. We aim to provide the opportunity for a creative community for artistic expression among veterans. We provide witness to the lived experiences of warriors.

War Resisters League The United States’ oldest secular pacifist organization, the War Resisters League has been resisting war at home and war abroad since 1923.

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  1. Hello and thank you for the important work you do. 🙂

    My name is Heidi Tilney Kramer and I’ve written a book entitled Media Monsters: Militarism, Violence, and Cruelty in Children’s Culture (exposing how kids are made to be addicted to war video games and how torture and other militaristic tropes now appear in kids’ films). I would love to send you a non-gratis copy in hopes it will help you with your work. 🙂 Please tell me the best address to use.

    To get a sense of what I focus on as a children’s studies/U.S. media scholar, I was on the Ralph Nader Radio Hour/podcast on Feb. 1, 2017 (40 or so mins in & about 10 mins long): https://ralphnaderradiohour.com/what-do-we-do-now-w-robert-reich/

    Or you could read my letter reprinted from countercurrents.org at the Hampton Institute: A Working-Class Think Tank at: http://www.hamptoninstitution.org/violence-childrens-culture.html#.WL9F6Yl5mc0

    Please note that I am the only one trying to bring attention to this in hopes of saving children worldwide.

    Thank you, Heidi 

    Sent from my iPhone

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