The YouthPeace organizing packet has graphics, media information, literature lists, and training, workshop, and organizing ideas for local youth activists. Contents include: the Youth Anti-Violence Pledge, Teen Dating Violence, Effects of Racism on Youth, Growing Up Gay in the '90s, and more. Available from the War Resisters League, 1-800-975-9688.
"Still Pulling Strings" is a new report from the Quakers on U.S. military policy in Latin America and the Caribbean since the end of the Cold War. Everything you need to know on the hot spots of Mexico, Colombia, and Puerto Rico-including maps, statistics, history, action ideas, and contacts. Available for $3 from the American Friends Service Committee; (215) 241-7000; www.afsc.org.
The newly formed Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance works with religious and interfaith groups to help stop the spread of AIDS in developing nations, particularly Africa. To get involved with this San Francisco-based organization, contact them at (415) 461-7196; www.thegaia.org.
A "War Taxes for Colombia" packet with background information on the situation in Colombia, the work of Colombian Mennonite churches, and the biblical basis and practical considerations for war tax resistance is available from the Mennonite Central Committee/U.S. For the packet, call Titus Peachey at (717) 859-3889; e-mail email@example.com.
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