Terry Austin

Terry Austin has been working against racism and classism, particularly with other white people, for over 40 years. She was radicalized in antiwar activities with Students for Democratic Society in the 1960s. She lives in Jamestown, N.C.

Young People Take Charge


"When I was in high school, recruiters seemed to be everywhere: at the school, calling at home, at the mall. I was raised by a single mom and had a twin sister looking at college, too, and I didn’t know what my options were to pay for college and to find work,” says Terri Johnson, a war resister who now works as a truth-in-recruitment advocate. “If I had known about other options, I might not have joined the military in the first place.”