Elkhart Camp Casey

A Nonviolent Campaign to End the War in Iraq

Saturday, December 03, 2005

Greetings from Camp Casey Elkhart

We want to let you know of two events to which we hope you can invite as many as possible. They are focused on counter recruitment and hope to get to the public more information that youth have an option to opt-out from the military getting their information.

Thank you,
Tom Benevento
Cliff Kindy

Tuesday December 6th - Counter Recruitment Action and Mourn the Dead
Location: 500 N. Nappanee/SR 19 across from Honda dealership
Over the lunch hour between 11:30 -1pm
We will place over 2,100 crosses in front of the recruiting office along Nappanee Street and request that recruiters leave their jobs. We will invite the media and a make a clear connection to recruitment,US soldiers dead, and that youth have an option to "Opt-Out" from recruiters getting their information.

Friday December 9th - Recruitment Slow-Down "Jam It Up"
Wolf and Benham Ave. at Agape Missionary Baptist and Creekside Church of the
Brethren office to convene.

People from the region (Goshen, Elkhart, etc.) will join together at Creekside COB office at 8:30 a.m. for training and then at 10 a.m. in mass arrive at recruiting office and flood it with people asking important questions to recruiters, giving them alternative information about recruitment, and mock sign ups to slow the recruitment process down, inform recruiters, and get media attention.

Any questions call us at Camp Casey Elkhart; (574) 293-0886.

More information about the January 7-22, 2006, Camp Casey in South Bend is available from the Michiana Peace and Justice Coalition.


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