Peace Action Maine's Mission:
We are a voice of education and a center for people committed to disarmament and creative responses to conflict.

Peace Action Maine's Mission:
We are a voice of education and a center for people committed to disarmament and creative responses to conflict.

Download Flier HERE
Finger food will be available.
Agenda:
~12:00 Check in, Meet and Greet

~12:25 Short business meeting to elect Slate of officers, members are welcome and encouraged to join the board!
~12:30 Speaker presentation 30-45 minutes followed by a Q & A. Please register to let us know how many to plan for.
(We also hope to have this as a livestream zoom event for those to join virtually)

Directions to Portland Friends Meeting:
From the South on MaineTurnpike 95: (similar approach from the north on turnpike)
https://www.maineturnpike.com/Traveler-Services/Turnpike-Map.aspx (map of exit numbers)
 Take Exit 48- crossing over the freeway staying right, turn  Rt (N) at first light, continue on Riverside St. for 2 miles, turn Rt. on 302(Forest Ave) for ~ ½ mile to (Portland Friends Meeting venue on left)   (1837 Forest Ave Portland address- car navigator can make directions complicated!)
For return, just reverse route. (Alert for merging lanes, pulses of traffic, lost tourists)

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Upcoming Events and Recent Events

Restricting Humanitarian Aid means No U.S. Security Assistance: NSM-20

May 09, 2024
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https://www.commondreams.org/opinion/us-weapons-israel Biden and Blinken - No weapons to Israel as it violates US and international lawBy Kevin Martin, President, Peace Action As Israel continues its merciless assault on Gaza, there is at least some sanity taking hold in regard to U.S. policy on military assistance to…

Warheads to Windmills Maine Portland Book Talk

Apr 26, 2024
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Registration required: https://bit.ly/W2WMaine (or scan QR)Hosted by Peace Action MaineEndorsed by: Third Act (Maine), Maine Veterans For Peace, Peaceworks of Greater Brunswick MaineFor more information on May 7: 207-232-8270 Talk and Q & A, followed by book signing ($20 book)Professor Timmon Wallis and Vicki Elson will…

CeaseFire Now GrassrootsAdvocacy Days April 9-19 in DC and on-line

Apr 02, 2024
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Peaceful People, Israel's killing of seven World Central Kitchen aid workers (bringing the total of aid workers killed in Gaza to nearly 200) and also bombing the Iranian embassy in Damascus, the urgency of demanding a ceasefire, cutting off US military aid to Israel, ramping up humanitarian aid including re-funding UNRWA,…

Action Alert from Peace Action and Peace Action Maine

Feb 05, 2024
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Peace Action National Alert for Affiliates and members It's horrific to watch the suffering and killing in Gaza. It can feel discouraging, but there are things we can do. One is to ensure that life-saving aid continues to flow to the displaced millions suffering from famine, without water, without the basics of…

GAZA actions

Jan 21, 2024
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MVPR launches : https://www.mvprights.org/ Where to phone:Senator Angus KingDC (202) 224-5344Maine Toll Free (800) 432-1599 Senator Susan CollinsDC (202) 224-2523Portland (207) 618-5560 Rep. Chellie PingreeDC (202) 225-6116Portland (207) 774-5019 Rep. Jared GoldenDC (202) 225-6306Lewiston (207) 241-6767

TPNW EIN Year 3. This is how Peace Action Maine will Celebrate

Jan 18, 2024
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Join Peace Action Maine in celebrating year 3 of the TPNW Entry Into Force. Flier HERE. “Building a World Without Nuclear Weapons: An Urgent Imperative” Webinar Saturday, January 27, 2­-4 pm ET. Its focus will be the grave concern of the increasing threat of nuclear war and what ordinary citizens can do to prevent it. The…