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Youth of Color Resist Military Recruiting

Source: Dollars and Sense

In 2006, high school senior Stephanie Hoang started working with Better Alternatives for Youth-Peace (BAYPeace), educating her peers about the potential risks of joining the military and helping to build alternative education and employment opportunities. For Hoang, her truth-in-recruitment work is more than just an internship. “It’s my peers being affected. [Recruiters] are looking at me and thinking that I’m the person they want in the military.” read more