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Demilitarize the Budget! Budget Advocacy Training
March 24, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Each year, about two-thirds of the United States’ budget is spent on militarized responses to problems—including the Pentagon, abusive immigration enforcement, and policing. This money could have had a transformative impact on things that would actually make our communities healthy, safe, and strong—like education, universal health care, or peacebuilding.
In this webinar, you’ll learn why the United States’ militarized budget is such a problem, how the budget and appropriations process works, and how you can get involved in the call to move money out of militarism and into our communities!
- Ashik Siddique, National Priorities Project
- Savannah Wooten, Public Citizen
- Grace Kindeke, AFSC
Moderator: Tori Bateman, AFSC
This event is held in partnership with: +Peace, American Friends Service Committee, CODEPINK, National Priorities Project, Public Citizen, Pax Christi USA, United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries.