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.

Days before President Trump again joins  Kim Jong-Un for a summit, this time in Vietnam, we held a Vigil for Peace at Monument Square in Portland at 12 Noon on Monday* February 25  #KoreaPeaceNow! . We called it a"Pre-Summit Candlelight Vigil" in homage to the Candlelight Revolution of South Korea.  #PeaceForClimate
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This "is where the new Congress comes in. It should show America‚Äôs commitment to peace by introducing a resolution that formally ends U.S. participation in the Korean War and calls on the president to begin a process toward the signing of a peace agreement." #PeaceForClimate  #ClimateForPeace 

  • Declare an end to the Korean War and start negotiating for a new era of peace.
  • Establish a peace process towards the signing of a peace agreement which includes civil society, especially womens' groups.
  • The negotiating process should be a step for step approach, the only way to have a realistic chance of making progress.
  • US declare permanent end to war game exercises in Korea
  • US accede to civilian opening for rail lines and other civilian contacts between North and South Korea, which those two already agreed to but which the US is blocking to date.
    (many thanks to CFPA, KPN, and PA, OhMyNews:photocredit)


Past Events

Gandhi After 9-11, A talk by Professor Allen

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Talk and book signing: by scholar Professor Douglas Allen.The event is free and open to the public.Time: 3:30 coffee,tea, mini petit fours and pastriesTalk: 4:00-5:00Place:Lee Hall, Rm 133 Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St. Portland, ME. 04101Parking: free-use surrounding lots (garage closed over weekend)Doug Allen,…

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!

Spring Renewal Gathering with Professor Scarry

Come join us! Our annual meeting is scheduled! (barring Covid-19 changes) 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…