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Links

 

Veterans For Peace National Website

 

Veterans For Peace - Metro Detroit Chapter 74

Made up of VFP members/supporters in Wayne, Oakland, Monroe and Macomb counties.

 

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Resources

High School Student "Opt Out" Form - By filling out this form and delivering it to a high school adminstration, students will not be contacted by military recruiters.

"War And The Enviroment" - Flyer used by VFP Chapter 93 at Earth Day events. 

 

 

Web Pages

Boots On The Ground

Detroit-made boots built by veterans overcoming homelessness - www.detroitboots.com and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DetroitBOG

 

Campaign To Ban Landmines

Organization dedicated to eliminating landmine production and use

 

Chelsea Area Committee For Peace

Chelsea area peace and justice organization. Web page currently inactive. To be placed on email list for news and events, email john@weathervanefarm.net

 

ChickenHawks

Often, the people crying for war the loudest are those who never spent a day in the military or have ever experienced war first-hand. This site gives a listing of current policy makers and their (lack of) military service history.

 

Cost of War

Web page devoted to the true cost of war, and how these costs affect our nation and state.

 

Public Citizens (previously Gray Panthers of Washtenaw)

Legendary group has a local chapter. For monthly meeting times and more information email donpelz@umich.edu

 

Homeless Initiative - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Contains information about VA housing assistance, employment programs, health care and mental health services. 

 

I-Causulaties

Listing of those Americans killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, plus other casualty figures (i.e. wounded)

 

Interfaith Council For Peace and Justice

One of the oldest, and hardest working, peace groups in Washtenaw County.

 

Institute of Medicine Vets Health Issues

Web page with information about a variety of military-related health issues.

 

Iraq Veterans Against The War

Peace and support group comprised of Iraq war veterans.

 

Michigan Peace Network

Statewide coordinating group for peace and justice activities. Great website!

 

Military Families Speak Out

An organization of people who are opposed to war in Iraq and who have relatives or loved ones in the military. We were formed in November of 2002 and have contacts with military families throughout the United States, and in other countries around the world. 

 

National Coalition of Homeless Veterans

Group dedicated to helping, and ending, the plight of homeless veterans.

 

U.S. Peace Memorial
Besides the US Peace Memorial, this group also sponsors a US Peace Registry and annual Peace Prize.

 

VA Home Loans

Non-commercial website covers what VA loans are, its benefits, how to apply for one, special protections against foreclosure, etc.

 

Veterans Benefits

A number of links are posted here about sevices and reports for veterans, many from the Federal goverment and the VA. 

 

Vietnam Veterans Against The War

This group has a proud heritage of action during the Vietnam war, and is still working hard for peace and an end to senseless wars.

 

War Is Over (If You Want It)

Website of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

 

Wayne State University Center For Peace & Conflict Studies

Program at Detroit's WSU to train college students in peace studies and conflict resolution