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.

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Joseph Gerson
is President of the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security, Co-founder of the Committee for a SANE U.S. China Policy, a member of Massachusetts Peace Action, and former Vice-President of the International Peace Bureau.
Venue: Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland, ME 04101, 133 Lee Hall
Event: 4-6 PM. Gathering, Tabling, hors d'oeuvres/coffee,
        4-4:35 Meet and Greet with short business meeting
Talk: Starts at 4:45 PM for 30-45 minutes followed by Q & A.

Parking: Parking is available in the Bedford Street Garage at 88 Bedford Street. There are also a few handicap spots by Glickman Library. Peace Action Maine will pay for your parking ticket during the event. There are pay-on-foot stations in the garage. Guests will need to scan their parking ticket to get an exit ticket, but will not have to pay.

Additional speaker information:

 The entrance to the Bedford Street Garage is on Surrenden Street.(No formal sign but this is the same garage you might be used to) Secure a ticket on entry and drive down to prior exit to park clost to the door facing Wishcamper The side door on the far end of the garage near where I have the X on the map is accessible; folks can walk out that door and over to Wishcamper. The Hall is on Forest Ave side.


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