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SBF's survey also found that 40% of employers have invested in training and skills development in the past year, which is a move in the right direction to counter recruitment issues, according to Roffey Park. The institute's research cites a lack of growth and development opportunities as the most-cited ...
A right-wing militia group attempts to do security for a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12. The Unite the Right rally instigated brawls between members of the far right and various leftists. Getty Images. "We focus on counter-recruitment of other working-class people against white supremacist and ...

The Suffolk County branch, to which Mike belongs, isn't big on counter-recruiting these days - they're getting enough interest as it is. Instead, they host potlucks with neighbouring leftist organisations and protest prison conditions with Black Lives Matter. Last month, they hosted a vigil for victims of the opioid ...
In addition to providing security at protests, Redneck Revolt relies on counter-recruitment -- reclaiming gun culture from white conservatives as a way of reaching out to working-class gun owners who feel alienated from mainstream liberal politics. The Dallas-based Huey P. Newton Gun Club, established in ...
And counter-recruitment is a central tactic of Redneck Revolt: Go to a gun show, a NASCAR event, a flea market -- predominantly white spaces -- and strike up conversations with people about politics to divert them away from right-wing extremist groups to which they might otherwise be drawn.
"Our objective is for students to know about a wide range of information from alternative, peace-orientated sources before they make a dramatically life-changing decision to sign up for military service," said Wendell Wiebe-Powell, one of the leaders of the counter-recruiting effort. Fellow member Jorge ...

Images of a light fixture swallowed by flames, smashed windows, battered ATMs and black-masked demonstrators throwing firecrackers at police officers were broadcast on TV screens across the US earlier this month when protests erupted at the University of California, Berkeley.
The second poster encourages teachers to support "counter-recruitment messages and programs" in schools and to make sure students are aware of statistics about military casualties, liabilities and suicides. "As teachers, which actions could be an effective component of a counter-recruitment campaign in ...
However, the State Department's website does make it clear that highlighting the contradictions between ISIL's recruitment messaging and its acts of brutality represents a large part of the counter-recruitment strategy. But are there further acts of brutality committed by ISIL that, if made public, could possibly ...
"youth are not as interested now. Most of the people doing counter-recruitment are older folks, and they've reported difficulty relating to teens. They wish they had more youth and veterans to work with." June Brumer is one of the "older folks" who has been counter-recruiting for decades, first as a member of ...
And it means waging online battles with extremists to discredit their ideology, expose their lies, and counter recruitment efforts in the West and around the world. Harden our defenses and build our resilience at home. We need to counter each step in the process that can lead to an attack, deterring would-be ...
Among the actions being taken this year in response to the input from the community are the expansion of Career Builders: counter recruitment, a program that presents alternatives to military enrollment to teens and expanding youth for Justice, a "sort of program that focuses on poverty in our teens," said ...
Minneapolis officials are unveiling a million-dollar program aimed at preventing ISIS from radicalizing and recruiting Americans in the Twin Cities. The effort is in response to the fact that Minnesota's burgeoning Somali-American community -- the largest in the U.S. at between 15,000 and 20,000 people ...
Tampa -- counter-recruiting. Demands that the university break ties with the military. A mass die-in. It may not be the 1960s, but students for a Democratic Society is dusting off the old playbook to launch an anti-war, anti-U.S. military campaign at the University of South Florida. SDS, perhaps the largest ...
jobswithpeace In the past nine months as Project YANO's 2013-2014 student intern, I have learned an immense amount of information about U.S. militarism, its far reach, and counter-recruitment. I have been directly impacted on multiple levels. I have grown mentally through the knowledge I have gained ...
Redneck Revolt chapters like ours in Michigan here primarily focus on outreach, and winning hearts and minds, counter recruitment, showing up, being present, being allies, being ... We don't expect anybody to walk away from someplace where we're counter-recruiting waving the red flag of revolution.
With about 40 chapters nationwide, Redneck Revolt members can be found "counter recruiting" at gun shows, country music concerts, and White nationalist/Ku Klux Klan demonstrations around the country. Modeled after the Rainbow Coalition, the group builds alliances with non-White organizations.

With about 40 chapters nationwide, Redneck Revolt members can be found "counter recruiting" at gun shows, country music concerts, and White nationalist/Ku Klux Klan demonstrations around the country. This is what it looks like when White folks exercise self-determination in their own communities.
In an effort to counter recruitment of child soldiers, many international communities, think tank, UN agencies have established international laws, commissions and legal bodies. Despite such measures, more than fifty nations continue to promote and allow the use of child soldiers. Shockingly, some of these ...
The fact these women reached out to me and other counter-recruitment activists demonstrates the degree of alarm they experienced. They feared their vulnerable children would enlist against their wishes. They were terrified their child would be killed while they stood by. This was the driving force of their ...
The second poster encourages teachers to support "counter-recruitment messages and programs" in schools and to make sure students are aware of statistics about military casualties, liabilities and suicides. "As teachers, which actions could be an effective component of a counter-recruitment campaign in ...
"youth are not as interested now. Most of the people doing counter-recruitment are older folks, and they've reported difficulty relating to teens. They wish they had more youth and veterans to work with." June Brumer is one of the "older folks" who has been counter-recruiting for decades, first as a member of ...
And it means waging online battles with extremists to discredit their ideology, expose their lies, and counter recruitment efforts in the West and around the world. Harden our defenses and build our resilience at home. We need to counter each step in the process that can lead to an attack, deterring would-be ...
Minneapolis officials are unveiling a million-dollar program aimed at preventing ISIS from radicalizing and recruiting Americans in the Twin Cities. The effort is in response to the fact that Minnesota's burgeoning Somali-American community -- the largest in the U.S. at between 15,000 and 20,000 people ...
In the past nine months as Project YANO's 2013-2014 student intern, I have learned an immense amount of information about U.S. militarism, its far reach, and counter-recruitment. I have been directly impacted on multiple levels. I have grown mentally through the knowledge I have gained and also ...
He is the co-author (with Scott Harding) of counter-recruitment and the Campaign to Demilitarize public schools (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).
The Obama administration realized this and allocated a $10 million fund to counter recruitment for neo-Nazi and white supremacist ...
... to a counterterrorism model used effectively by the New York police Department to counter recruitment and radicalization of future terrorists.
Modern democracies are organized around a set of principles and ideas known as "normal politics." In the United States, this takes the form of ...
Homeland Security and other national security officials judge a competition by students to develop online tools to counter recruiting efforts of ...
The second poster encourages teachers to support "counter-recruitment messages and programs" in schools and to make sure students are ...
The two competing sides, military and counter-recruitment, are as ... in counter-recruiting, but they have great difficulty getting into schools," ...
In one video, a 15-year-old relates his experience with the Cubs of the caliphate -- ISIL's child soldiers -- and why he had to leave, even after ...
The following excerpts are from an interview about how to defeat the Islamic State with Imam Mohamed Magid, the spiritual leader of the All ...
Minneapolis officials are unveiling a million-dollar program aimed at preventing ISIS from radicalizing and recruiting Americans in the Twin ...
jobswithpeace In the past nine months as Project YANO's 2013-2014 student intern, I have learned an immense amount of information about ...
Seth Kershner is a writer and researcher whose work has appeared in outlets such as Rethinking schools, Sojourners, and Boulder Weekly.
Because of this, they plan to work with Chicago teens to create counter-recruitment video games. "Commercial video games such as Call of Duty and Battlefield focus on the warfare and weaponry so these games are going to be about what it's really like ...
They will produce a series of counter-recruitment video games to encourage Latino teens to critique the representation of the military in video games and the military's use of video games to recruit teens, Ciampaglia said.
Last month, the Department of Homeland Security, under the Obama administration, awarded $10 million in grants to more than two dozen community groups and cities for programs to counter recruitment efforts by terrorist and white supremacist groups.
The DHS website says grants offered through the program are intended "to develop new efforts and expand existing efforts at the community level to counter recruitment and radicalization to violence by funding activities that enhance the resilience of ...
The goal is to counter recruitment by foreign groups such as Islamic State as well as domestic extremist groups. The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is co-directing the project here.
He is the co-author (with Scott Harding) of counter-recruitment and the Campaign to Demilitarize public schools (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).
"military recruitment as a social justice Issue" was the header above some suggested actions for teachers to use as part of a "counter-recruitment campaign" in the schools. Among other things, it suggested teachers ask their local school boards to pass ...
The second poster encourages teachers to support "counter-recruitment messages and programs" in schools and to make sure students are aware of statistics about military casualties, liabilities and suicides.
The poster also encourages teachers to support "counter-recruitment messages and programs" in schools and to make sure students are aware of statistics about military casualties, liabilities and suicides.
David Lokonga Moses, Governor of the controversially created Yei River State in Central Equatoria region has asked for an urgent military deployment to the area as a measure counter recruitment drive by politicians from the area allied to armed faction ...
However, the State Department's website does make it clear that highlighting the contradictions between ISIL's recruitment messaging and its acts of brutality represents a large part of the counter-recruitment strategy. But are there further acts of ...
... researcher whose work has appeared in outlets such as Rethinking schools, Sojourners, and Boulder Weekly. He is the co-author (with Scott Harding) of counter-recruitment and the Campaign to Demilitarize public schools (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).
Some think more freedom could help Muslims better feel at home in France and counter recruiting propaganda by the IS group and other extremists, who regularly claim the country "persecutes" its Muslim population.


 

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