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Urban Nutrition Initiative
Franklin Building Annex 3451 Walnut Street, Suite P-117
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
United States

Company Description: The Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI) is a university-community partnership that engages K-16+ learners in an active, real-world problem-solving curriculum that...   more
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  • law & human rights
    Rowan University
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We were also in e-mail correspondence ...
www.friendsjournal.org, 1 Feb 2006 [cached]
We were also in e-mail correspondence with Oskar Castro, coordinator of the National Youth and Militarism Program of AFSC.
Board of Directors--National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund
www.peacetaxfund.org, 5 Aug 2010 [cached]
Oskar Castro
Oskar coordinates the National Youth & Militarism Program of the American Friends Service Committee. He has been with AFSC for the last 5 years and has, within that time, come to a greater understanding of militarism as one of the driving forces within the United States of America. It is within this context that he finds the idea of serving on the NCPTF Board extremely compelling.
National Committee | War Resisters League
www.warresisters.org, 18 Jan 2014 [cached]
Oskar Castro
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Oskar Castro Oskar Castro is the Executive Director of Military Families Speak out and is a 1992 graduate of Rowan University where he majored in law & human rights. Oskar was the Coordinator of the American Friends Service Committee's National Youth & Militarism Program for 8 years and then served as a Senior Program Analyst for 1 year before joining with MFSO. He also served with INROADS/Philadelphia, Inc., an international non-profit career development organization working with youth of color.
jon4cars's posterous - Home
jon4cars.posterous.com, 28 Mar 2003 [cached]
They think of it as a leadership program," said Oskar Castro, director of the Youth and Militarism Program at the American Friends Service Committee, a national clearinghouse for activists opposed to the military in public schools. Given the imminence of war, JROTC could serve its original purpose of prepping potential recruits, Castro said.
"If a lot of our young people are wiped out, then you have the next cadre of youth who already had some experience in military life," he said.
Castro sees similarities between JROTC and Saddam's Cubs, Iraqi youth in training for war; although he admits the American version is less militaristic. "We can't look at Saddam's Cubs, as U.S. citizens, and say, 'Oh that's horrific,' and not look at JROTC as something in the same vein," he said.
Newsline for March 30, 2005
www.brethren.org, 30 Mar 2005 [cached]
Oskar Castro, program associate for the National Youth and Militarism Program of the American Friends Service Committee, will serve as a specially invited resource person to answer questions, provide guidance, and give up-to-date information.
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