Campus Activism around Military and Intelligence Recruiting

Session time: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Session Room: 
County Federal
Short Description: 
How should we protest CIA recruitment on campuses in light of its record of torture and other abuses?
Description: 

This workshop will consider histories, strategies and tactics of college campus activism raising awareness about, and protesting, the recruitment of students as personnel for the military industrial complex and the surveillance apparatus. Special focus will be on the presence of CIA recruitment on campuses in the wake of the torture program it ran during the so-called War on Terror.

Fronts of Struggle: 
Public education – anti-privatization, attacks, and struggles
State violence and resistance, mass incarceration and abolition
Immigration struggles, decolonization, anti-imperialism
Organization: 
Students for Alternatives to Militarism
Organization Web site: 
https://www.facebook.com/studentsforalternativestomilitarism
Organization Description: 
Student organization at Stanford University.
Polycentric Site: 
San Jose, CA
Presentation Languages: 
English