New Yorkers oppose JROTC funding

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On June 9 on the steps of New York City Hall, members of Military Families Speak Out, Code Pink and Granny Peace Brigade initiated an effort to delete $2 million from the city budget that is spent annually by the NY City Department of Education to support the JROTC program in the city’s high schools. Left to right, in front, are Elaine Brower of MFSO, Robert Jackson, chair of the NY City Council Education Committee, Cheryl Wertz of Peace Action NY, and Barbara Harris of Code Pink.