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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: .. CCCO.. C.. entral.. ommittee.. for.. onscientous.. O.. bjectors.. Helping military personnel and civilians since 1948.. The Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors (.. ) supports conscientious objectors and promotes individual and collective resistance to war and preparations for war.. We seek to provide full and accurate information about military life and war to individuals affected by military service, conscription, and recruitment.. Since our founding in 1948,.. 's  ...   facing conscription.. Most of.. 's income is from individual contributions; all donations are fully tax-deductible.. DUE TO THE ECONOMY WE REGRET THAT WE MUST TEMPORARILY CLOSE THIS OFFICE.. WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF REORGANIZING AND CAN NOT PROVIDE MILITARY COUNSELING AT THIS TIME.. IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF A COUNSELOR/ADVOCATE.. PLEASE CLICK.. HERE.. FOR OTHER CONTACTS.. HOME.. Objector.. org.. 405 14th Street #205.. Oakland, CA 94612..

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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: WHO WE ARE.. BOARD OF DIRECTORS.. Brian Johns.. Marc Liggin.. Michael Simmons.. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.. Wendy Carson.. BIO.. : A native of Berkeley, CA, Wendy grew up in the East Bay.. Raised by a social activist mom, Wendy began her social justice work at an early age with the civil rights movement, NAACP and Berkeley-based anti-Vietnam war and free-speech groups.. As a member of the Black Panther Party, she helped raise funds, and assisted in organizing community responses to police brutality and merchant racism in Oakland and San Francisco, From organizer, shop steward and staff person with H.. E.. R.. Local 2 and SEIU Local 250 in San Francisco and SEIU Local 22 in Sacramento,CA.. During the mid-1980's, Wendy traveled to the Philippines, where she saw first hand the relationship between the US military and the oppression of women, poor  ...   the Black community's resistance to America's war against the people of Iraq, and provide assistance to Conscientious Objectors of color in the Bay Area.. In 2003, after reading Walter Mosley's What Next: A Memoir Toward World Peace , Wendy decided to focus her anti-oppression work more directly against militarism.. As a black, woman-identified feminist, who daily confronts the interconnectedness of systems of oppression, Wendy has been a tireless and effective advocate for progressive social change.. During the past twelve years, she has raised funds for rape and sexual assault prevention, environmental groups, feminist health collectives, youth development organizations, domestic violence shelters, free speech radio, and LGBT civil rights organizations.. Wendy joined the staff of CCCO as our Development Program Coordinator in July 2004.. |.. ABOUT US.. Who We Are.. How We Began.. Contact Us.. ABOUT CO's.. PROGRAMS.. MILITARISM.. LINKS.. BLOG..

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  • Title: The COVER ME program of CCCO: 800-394-9544
    Descriptive info: COVER ME.. FUK - DADT.. NOV 11, 2009.. FUK FAQ.. CCCO on DADT..

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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: We've been in operation since 1948.. Our services - helping military personnel in trouble, educating the public about militarism and supporting individual and collective efforts to stop the spread of militarism - have not gone out of fashion.. Some of us are activists, some are concerned  ...   volunteers.. What we share in common is the passion to.. STOP.. the destructive spread of militarism,.. EXPOSE.. the greed of those who make a profit on the backs of soldiers, and.. EMPOWER.. the men and women in uniform who decide they can no longer participate in war..

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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: HOW WE BEGAN.. 1948:.. It became clear that the draft could return at any time.. It was also clear that non-registrants and non-religious conscientious objectors would need additional support and help.. A coalition of peace groups-the National Service Board for Religious Objectors, the American Friends Service Committee, the Brethren Service Commission, the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the War Resisters League, and the Fellowship of Reconciliation-appointed an Organizing Committee to set up a new support group for objectors named the.. Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors.. (.. ).. 1950's:.. Many of.. 's publications were started; the first edition of the.. Handbook for Conscientious Objectors.. and.. Conscientious Objectors in the Armed Forces.. 1960's:.. , with other peace groups, helped stopped some  ...   of CO's with unorthodox religious views.. 1970's:.. At the height of the Viet Nam War.. had five offices around the nation servicing a growing network of local draft and military counselors.. provided literature and training for these counselors.. In the late 60's and early 70's.. and the American Civil Liberties Union successfully fought for the right of objectors to challange the military and seek habeas corpus relief (discharge) in federal court.. 1990's:.. establishes and operates its Third World Outreach program and Military Out of Schools (MOOS) program.. co-founds the GI RIGHTS HOTLINE with other national and international peace groups.. 21st CENTURY.. In early 2009.. establishes its new groundbreaking program,.. ; assisting citizens and military personnel in need of help..

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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: CONTACT US.. EMAIL.. ccco@objector.. wendy@objector.. Board Members.. board@objector.. (CCCO).. 405 14th Street.. Ste.. 205.. Oakland CA 94612..

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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: ALL ABOUT CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION.. What is this THING called Conscientious Objection?.. Why say NO?.. How to Say NO.. FAQ.. Notable CO's.. American CO's..

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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF A COUNSELOR.. FUK DADT..

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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: UNDERSTAND THAT NONE OF THIS IS WRITTEN IN DISREPECT OR DISHONOR OF THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIFE IN SERVICE OF THIS COUNTRY.. As a citizen and potential soldier you.. ALWAYS.. have a.. CHOICE.. When it comes to being responsible for the TWINS OF WAR (death and destruction),.. YOU.. ONLY YOU.. must make the decision to participate.. ABSOLUTELY NO ONE.. can make you pick up a gun or drop a bomb.. MILITARISM.. defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary:.. 1) predominance of the military class or its ideals, and,.. 2) a policy of aggressive military preparedness.. Predominance of Military Class or its Ideals and aggressive military preparedness.. What does that mean?.. A few examples:.. America has the biggest, fastest and most powerful _____.. You name it - if it floats, flies, shoots or explodes  ...   OF MILITARISM.. The.. of cultures and religions we don't understand.. FEAR.. of governments different from our own.. of being attacked.. is sneaky.. It appears in our civilian world in ways that.. seem.. innocent or necessary.. Civilian police have armored tanks, automatic weapons, and aircraft with infrared devices.. Air shows regular feature military jets displaying their impressive power.. Fallen American soldiers are treated with more respect and dignity than returning wounded soldiers.. [This has been the case in the aftermath of every war involving U.. S.. troops].. THE ULTIMATE EXPRESSION OF AGGRESSIVE MILITARY PREPAREDNESS:.. In 1999 and 2003 Congress directed the Veterans Administration to establish 12 new national.. military cemeteries.. Our country was running out of space to bury its veterans.. War is a Racket.. Recruitment.. The Draft.. Military Culture.. CS: ADULTS ONLY..

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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: WHY SAY 'NO' LINKS.. PSYCHOANALYST FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE.. : I know this sounds like the title of a Monty Python skit HOWEVER, it is a serious collection of essays and articles by serious people about war, moral choices, and consequences.. THE WAR WITHIN.. : An article in the Boston magazine about the first West Point officer to become a CO during the Nam war - now a lawyer helping other CO's get out.. THE AFGHAN WAR.. : It practically destroyed the USSR.. Will it destroy us?.. DADT LINKS.. IMPORTANT NOTE.. : This list DOES NOT infer that these organizations support or acknowledge the CCCO End DADT program.. THE PALM CENTER.. : A think tank for military issues about gender and sexuality.. SERVICEMEMBERS LEGAL DEFENSE NETWORK.. : Free confidential legal services for those impacted by DADT and related discrimination.. SERVICE MEMBERS UNITED.. : Education and advocacy about DADT issues.. KNIGHTS OUT.. : Out LGBT West Point alumni organization.. USNA OUT.. : Out LGBT US Naval Academy alumni organization.. SERVICE ACADEMY GALA.. : Professional and social network for any LGBT service academy alumni.. NEW ENGLAND GLBT VETS.. MILITARY CULTURE LINKS:.. HELPFUL LINKS FOR NEWFERS, RECRUITS AND WANNA-BE SOLDIERS:.. COMING HOME - THE ARMY'S FATAL NEGLECT.. : Excellent Salon.. com series  ...   : Excellent network of resources for and about healing combat trauma.. A SOLDIER'S HEART.. : A veteran's return and healing project.. VETS 4 VETS.. : Free peer support for Iraq/Afghanistan era vets.. NATIONAL VETERANS LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM.. VA WATCHDOG.. : Someone has to keep an eye on the VA.. These folks do a good job of it.. SOLDIERS FOR THE TRUTH:.. Someone has to keep an eye on the military.. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WARRIOR CARE:.. This links page would not be complete without including the DoD's efforts to help men and women in the military.. The focus is on wounded warriors getting better so they can return to combat in Iraq/Afghanistan.. RECRUITMENT LINKS:.. COUNTER-RECRUITMENT:.. Counter recruitment news and resources.. CAMMMO:.. Advocacy group for truth in military marketing and recruiting.. MILITARY RECRUITING INFORMATION CENTER:.. For concerned students of Youngstown Ohio.. Excellent site for information and resources on military recruiting practices and counter-recruitment.. REUTERS ARTICLE.. on the U.. Army Experience Center recruiting at a Philadelphia Mall.. LOS ANGELES TIMES ARTICLE.. about the results of recruiter fraud and misconduct.. This is.. NOT.. an isolated or uncommon incident.. WAR IS A RACKET LINKS:.. WAR IS A RACKET book online: cut and paste the following address:.. http://www.. lexrex.. com/enlightened/articles/warisaracket.. htm.. THE SMEDLEY BUTLER SOCIETY..

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  • Title: CCCO - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
    Descriptive info: VISIT OUR.. AND LEAVE YOUR.. COMMENTS AND IMPRESSIONS..

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