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

Update and next steps in Yemen

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Yemen is a humanitarian disaster. Peace Action Maine remains focused on what Maine's Congressional Delegation can do to end this crisis. In the Senate: After discussion and several votes, the Senate voted 64-41 to pass S.J. Res 54, Here is the statement from Peace Action. This is the roll call. Today Peace Action Maine…

Vigil in Advance of Second Trump-Kim Summit, Mainers!

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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 This "is…

Nuclear Ban Treaty- an update from NuclearBan.US

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Update on Nuclear Ban Treaty at USM DurhamLydia Wood is the Campaigner Coordinator for NuclearBan.US and Education Coordinator for the Treaty Awareness Campaign. She is a PhD Candidate in Geography at San Diego State University and University of California, Santa Barbara. Lydia has organizing experience on a range of…

T-axe-ation! Do federal priorities cut it?

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Tax Day event. In solidarity with GDAMS once again, Peace Action Maine's Devon Grayson-Wallace(center) talked Taxes. Did you know the Pentagon eats up over 60% of all Federal discretionary spending? On top of that, the U.S. spends far more on its military than any other country in the world. Budget Control Act caps (aka…