Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Alternatives to the Military Booklet

Greater Boston Area - October 18, 2005

Pictured above is the cover and index page of the booklet.

The Boston Direct Action Project has compiled this booklet to provide information about alternatives to military service for youth in the Greater Boston Area. We hope it will help empower people to gain access to education, jobs, resources and opportunities.

The Booklet is 24 pages and contains the following information:

• Getting into College
• Getting Computer Skills
• Money for College
• Four Year Colleges
• Online Schools
• Two Year Colleges
• Volunteer Corps
• Religious Volunteer Corps
• Apprenticeships
• Trade Schools
• Taking the G.E.D.
• Anti-War Resources
• Community Resources


DOWNLOAD PRINTIBLE VERSION OF THE BOOKLET:
Printable Alternatives Booklet 2005 (PDF file - 15mb)

COMPUTER VIEWABLE VERSION OF THE BOOKLET:
Viewable Only Version of the Booklet (PDF file - 3.3mb)

* If you are having trouble making copies of the booklet please email us, or take the printed pages to your local copyhouse and ask for them to assist you in constructing the booklet.

* If you are not from Massachusetts and wish to create a local version for your own area of the nation please clink on the link below. It is a PDF file of the booklet with blanks spaces for you to insert local information. Booklet with Blank Local Information (PDF file - 14mb)

* If you would like us to send you a paper hardcopy of the booklet by snail-mail for you to make copies of please email us your street address.

* Feel free to contact us with your suggestions and ideas for further resources so we can include them in our next addition of this booklet for the 2006 spring semester. Email: bdapinfo [at] gmail.com

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

US Army Bloody Birthday Celebration

Cambridge, MA - June 14, 2005

Members of the Boston Direct Action Project protesting at the US Army's 230th Birthday Celebration before they are arrested and dragged away.

SEE MORE PHOTOS:
http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/38614/index.php.
http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/38602/index.php

SEE VIDEO OF TWO ARRESTS:
vhttp://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/38671/index.php

The US Army took over part of the Cambridge Common with an elaborate celebration for its 230th birthday. Activists demonstrated against military recruitment, the Iraq war, and global US military violence. 7 protesters were arrested including 4 members of the Boston Direct Action Project. They will appear in Cambridge court on July 15th to face “disturbing the peace” charges.

READ THE FULL STORY ON INDYMEDIA:
http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/38648/index.php

CORPORATE PRESS COVERAGE: (links may be temporary)
Boston Herald
Boston Metro (PDF file)
Boston Globe
Cambridge Chronicle

Monday, April 18, 2005

World Bank Bloodsuckers

Washington D.C. - APR.16.2005

Members of the Boston Direct Action Project dress as vampires and impersonate PR associates of the World Bank in Washington DC.


• Read the full story with photos on boston.indymedia.org

• See and download hi-res photos from this action at wikimedia.org

• Watch our short video documentary of this action.
low-res moive 30mb | high-res movie 210mb

• Also see a clip of our action in this excellent video of the IMF/World Bank protest from sinkers.org. The Bloodsuckers apper about 6 mins into that video. (You will need the RealPlayer to view it.


Get more info on the bank:
whirledbank.org
globalizethis.org
50years.org

Saturday, March 19, 2005

Military Recruiter Bloodbath

Boston MA - MAR.19.2005
Members of the Boston Direct Action Project stage a bloodbath in front of the local military recruiter in Roslindale MA.

Read the full story on boston.indymedia.org
•See the video of this action at boston.indmedia.org
Download hi-res photos from this action at wikimedia.org