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.

National Action to End the Korean War3Economic sanctions should never interfere with humanitarian assistance, especially in the midst of a global pandemic. Yet, sanctions have delayed life saving aid from NGOs getting to the people of North Korea for many years.
We have a rare opportunity to make an immediate impact to save lives, and to improve relations with North Korea. Please act today to tell Congress to fix sanctions regulations by including the Enhancing North Korea Humanitarian Assistance (ENKHA) Act in the next legislative COVID-19 relief package. Sign HERE.
Little is known about the status of COVID-19 in North Korea, but its proximity to China, where the coronavirus purportedly first broke out, is cause for concern.
Even before the pandemic outbreak, the humanitarian situation in the country was precarious. The United Nations estimates 10 million people in North Korea are in urgent need of food assistance, and 10.4 million people are in need of nutritional support and better access to health care, clean water, and the sanitation and hygiene facilities necessary to prevent the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
Peace Action’s Congressional allies, Representative Andy Levin (D-MI) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), introduced ENKHA, and now need our support.
Tell Congress to include ENKHA in the next legislative relief package to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can reach the Congressional offices switchboard: 202-224-3121, or tweet. See Also: SanctionsKill.org
Michelle Bachelet said humanitarian exemptions to sanctions measures should be authorized for essential medical equipment and supplies to avoid the collapse of any national healthcare system..." impeding medical efforts in one country heightens the risk for all of us”, she stated.

Past Events

No War on Iran: National Day of Action: Peace Action Mainers!

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BRING YOUR UMBRELLA TOO! In response to the massive protests in Iraq following the latest U.S. aerial assault that killed scores of Iraqis, President Trump has ordered more U.S. troops to the Middle East. This is in addition to the 5,200 U.S. troops already stationed in Iraq. Every U.S. president over the last 28 years has…

No War On Iran: Call For Action!

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Now is the time to call the Senate!The House just voted on con HConRes 83 today. (see "Issues"!) Senator Tim Kaine has introduced a War Powers Resolution which mandates that if no further Congressional action is taken, the Administration's military actions regarding Iran must cease within 30 days.NOW is the time to call…

Jan 25 Take Action No War on Iran

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Monument Square NOON Take Action! Thank you for joining this amazing group of people Saturday January 25 for #NoWarOnIran!

Covid-19 Cancellation: Let's Talk Taxes over Pizza!

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Canceled: April TAX DAY USM event with Devon Grayson-Wallace.View Devon Grayson-Wallace's 2019 Tax-Day informative talk and powerpoint on our You Tube Channel. (https://youtu.be/Nkt2NBSRoEI)Peace Action Maine: the U.S. must redefine the notion of "security" away from war and geopolitical conflict towards international…

Postponed: Spring Renewal Gathering with Professor Scarry

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Our annual meeting is postponed due to Covid-19 concerns. Stay tuned! Elaine Scarry is an American essayist and professor of English and American Literature and Language. She is the Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University. She is the author of Choosing between Democracy…

No War On Iran

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On March 23, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced an initiative for a global ceasefire, noting that armed conflict makes it virtually impossible to implement public health measures required to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. He called for support from governments and civil society. And he instructed UN special…

Ease Sanctions, Save Souls from Pandemic

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Economic sanctions should never interfere with humanitarian assistance, especially in the midst of a global pandemic. Yet, sanctions have delayed life saving aid from NGOs getting to the people of North Korea for many years.We have a rare opportunity to make an immediate impact to save lives, and to improve relations with…

2020 Peace Worker Award: Organization Recognized

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Peace Action Maine recognizes Maine Voices for Palestinian Rights (MVPR) for their tireless work - including calls to action, lobbying, public outreach, fundraising for medical and sanitation aid amid the ongoing world pandemic - as peacemakers advocating for an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories…