Press Release

Soccer For Peace

BANGOR, Maine — Local Peace One Day activities include all-afternoon soccer event stop fighting and play soccer instead is the global message on Friday, Sept. 21, known around the world as Peace One Day, and Bangor Area youth will once again join in.

The Maine Chapter of CISV is organizing Bangor’s effort. Starting at 5 p.m. at the Dorothea Dix soccer field in Bangor, CISV encourages every young person to show up, play soccer, and have fun.

CISV prepares individuals to become active and contributing members of a peaceful global society. It encourages the development of friendly relationships, effective communication, leadership skills and cooperative abilities.