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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This Saturday join us for the Poor People’s Campaign’s Mass Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls. #MeetUsinDC or tune in online at www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/livestream at 9:30am ET on June 18.

Poor People’s Campaign National Website https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/
Maine Poor People’s Campaign Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/maineppc
Code Pink Reference Doc for entire weekend is HERE        
 
May 1, 2022 was our Spring Renewal Keynote Address!

Peace Action Maine and Maine's Poor People's Campaign joined forces to hear from Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign (view video), introduced by member Rev. Rich Killmer. Marcy Makinen and Josh Kauppila shared history and an update of Maine's PPC. Emily Dorrel, of CodePink described other programs in support of the exciting upcoming June 18  PPC event in DC.
We can change the moral narrative of our nation and demand the interlocking injustices of systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation and militarism. Be inspired to get on a Maine bus for DC in June and help make it happen!
#ClimateForPeace #PeaceForClimate
This program was part of our Tina Malcolmson Campaign for Climate, in collaboration with Maine's WILPF.
The  June 18 National March & Assembly addresses the major issues facing the nation's 140 million low wealth people. The PPC is the largest movement in the nation that explicitly rejects militarism and calls for reordering the war economy. Given the current intensification of military spending, this is the time to join forces!
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Upcoming Events and Recent Events

#PeaceWave2022 #Nagasaki #Maine Article 9

Jul 24, 2022
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View the recording of David Rothauser's Aug 9 Discussion. We commemorated #Nagasaki2022 77 years later.Press Release: Join us! #PeaceWave2022! Tuesday Aug. 9, 7-8:30In commemoration of #Nagasaki, we will view a film by David Rothauser: Article 9 Comes to America, about the evolving Article 9 in Japan's Constitution. The…

Memorial Day Parade Brunswick 2022 Peace Hub

May 30, 2022
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Brunswick Maine held its Memorial Day Parade once again in-person after a few years hiatus due to Covid. The Peace Hub groups once again ask participants to wear black or dark clothing. Check out Maine Veterans For Peace and PeaceWorks of Greater Brunswick sites too..

Poor People's Campaign: Militarism and Ecological Devastation

May 07, 2022
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This Saturday join us for the Poor People’s Campaign’s Mass Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls. #MeetUsinDC or tune in online at www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/livestream at 9:30am ET on June 18. Poor People’s Campaign National Website…

Peace in Ukraine: International Day of Action: May 7

May 06, 2022
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"Consider President Biden’s proposed $33 billion in additional aid to Ukraine. Twenty billionof it is for weapons, eight billion for humanitarian relief, and five billion for economic recovery.The proportions in the package speak volumes"**. This Saturday, May 7, Peace Action Maine joins the International Day of Action-…

Maine TaxDay/EarthDay Pop-Up Art Exhibit

Apr 15, 2022
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April 18 Monday, Pop-Up Art Exhibit TaxDay/Earth Day! Street Art Pop-Up Art Exhibit. #TaxDayEarthDay 2022, #GDAMS2022Congress Sq. Park, Portland, MaineShare on Tweet and with your friends.Share your music. Poems. #Resist War Industry, #People Over Pentagon! Join the War Industry Resisters Network, look for more events near…

#PeaceInUkraine Global Day of Action March 6

Mar 25, 2022
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Maine: #PeaceInUkraine #StopWar! We were there in Portland at NOON, Congress Square Park, Sunday March 6FMI: https://www.peaceinukraine.orgThe link to some of the signs and messaging: https://photos.app.goo.gl/Xc6RgiWh1KnZpbgc8Most of the participants stayed around for the group video: https://youtu.be/0V91k35eZjc Here is…

Ukraine: Peace Matters!

Mar 24, 2022
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Rally: Congress Square Park. Video of poem and statement shared with us today. Sunday April 3, 12:00-1:00.In response to President Zelenskyy's call today: “Make yourself visible and heard...Say that people matter, freedom matters. Peace matters. Ukraine matters. " A big "thank you" to all of you who joined us. Photos from…

Energy, dependence, war and peace

Mar 17, 2022
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March 25, Friday, Noon -1pm. Energy, dependence, war and peace.Join our zoominar with Paul Kando*. If you subscribe to the Lincoln County News, you'll be familiar with his column: Energy Matters, recently making the connection between energy policy, climate change, and the prospects for war. Born in Hungary, he discussed a…

Cuba Myth-Busting: An on-the-ground report from Havana

Mar 15, 2022
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Rescheduled!! Cuba Myth-Busting: An On-the-Ground Report from HavanaZoom with Conner Gorry, introduction by Cynthia Howard* (recently returned)Unforseen events have caused us to reschedule this event.Thank you for your understanding and we wil post any new date as schedules permit.Beginning a discussion: - There are no…

Maine Family helping to evacuate Ukrainians

Mar 11, 2022
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Zoom with Brian Milakovsky, a FaceBook friend, who was posting from Volnovakha, eastern Ukraine.He is from Somerville Maine, attended Cony High School, and studied Forestry at the University of Maine.Our 1/2 hour zoom with Brian(in Croatia) and his father(in Maine) took place on SUNDAY 2 PM March 13.The program began with…

The Military Industrial Complex and our Culture

Feb 20, 2022
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Tuesday, February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm ESTRegister HERE.Our affiliate MA Peace Action invites our members toa program with David Swanson, Marcy Winograd, andChris Velazquez. (see PAM's Maine And the Military Industrial Complexwith Christian Sorensen HERE)There is an overlapping event at 8:30 "How to Respond to War…