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Frida Berrigan will give a talk and do a book signing on June 5th at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine

Frida Berrigan Talk and Book Signing in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on May 20, 2015, at 12:46 p.m.
Friday, June 5, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org BANGOR, Maine — Frida Berrigan, author of “It Runs in the Family: on being raised by radicals and growing into rebellious motherhood,” will speak …
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Josh Ruebner, Policy Director US Campaign to End the Occupation will speak in Bangor May 12th

What Comes Next after Israel’s Election?

By Ilze Petersons on April 29, 2015, at 11:19 a.m.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org What Comes Next after Israel’s Election? Josh Ruebner, Policy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, will address this timely …
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Children model hats they created from recycled newspaper with the guidance of Windover Arts Center at the HOPE Festival.

HOPE Festival to feature Children’s Activities

By Ilze Petersons on April 24, 2015, at 1:11 p.m.
The 21st annual HOPE Festival will be held on Saturday, April 25th from 11-3 at the Student Recreation and Fitness Center at the University of Maine in Orono. For details visit http://peacectr.org/wp/hope_2015/. The festival is free and is held to celebrate the earth and our connections to each other. The …
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Jim Merkel, author of Radical Simplicity will introduce sustainability demonstrations at HOPE Festival on Saturday, April 25th to be held from 11-3 at the University of Maine.

Jim Merkel, author or Radical Simplicity to Speak at HOPE Festival

By Ilze Petersons on April 12, 2015, at 2:25 p.m.
Jim Merkel, author of “Radical Simplicty: Small Foootprints on a Finite Earth” will introduce sustainability demonstrations at the 21st Annual HOPE Festival on Saturday, April 25th The free festival, held in conjunction with Earth Day, will be held form 11-3 at the University of Maine’s New Balance Student Recreation and …
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Climate Change Documentary in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on April 07, 2015, at 1:55 p.m.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org The documentary film , “Disruption,” will be shown on Sunday, April 19th at 6:00 p.m. at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern …
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Maria Girourd (far left) drums at Unity Rally in Augusta.  She will open this year's HOPE Festival on April 25th

Maria Girouard to Open HOPE Festival

By Ilze Petersons on April 05, 2015, at 10:19 a.m.
Maria Girouard, member of the Penobscot Nation and founder of Dawnland Environmental Defense, will open the 21st Annual HOPE Festival to be held on Saturday, April 25th from 11:00 to 3:00 at the University of Maine’s New Balance Recreation and Fitness Center. Dawnland Environmental Defense is an alliance for Native …
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HOPE Festival to feature Simple Solutions to Big Problems

By Ilze Petersons on March 29, 2015, at 7:56 a.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: New Balance Student Recreation and Fitness Center , Hilltop Road, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; http//:www.peacectr.org HOPE Festival to Feature Simple Solutions to Big Problems. The 21st HOPE (Help Organize Peace Earthwide) Festival will be held …
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Oliver Stone’s Untold History segment to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on March 11, 2015, at 12:38 p.m.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Mane For more information: 207-942-9343; http//www.peacectr.org Oliver Stone’s Untold History of the United States Bush II and Obama: Age of Terror SUNDAY, MARCH 22 6:00 p.m. Peace & Justice …
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Why We Need a Basic Income Talk by Joe Soss

By Ilze Petersons on Feb. 26, 2015, at 3:22 p.m.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 581-3861 Plutocracy, Poverty and Racial Injustice Today: Why We Need a Basic Income with Visiting Scholar Joe Soss of the University of Minnesota Sponsored by …
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HOPE Festival Seeks Volunteers

By Ilze Petersons on Feb. 13, 2015, at 1:26 p.m.
Volunteers Needed for HOPE Festival The free 21th annual HOPE (Help Organize Peace Earthwide) Festival will be held on Saturday, April 25th from 11-3 at the University of Maine Student Recreation and Fitness Center. The festival celebrates the earth and our connections to each other. The festival features an organizational …
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“Broken on All Sides” RESCHEDULED in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Jan. 29, 2015, at 1:26 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org “Broken on All Sides”: Race, Mass Incarceration & New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S.HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO Sunday, February22nd at 6:00 …
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HOPE Festival Organizational Table Applications Available

By Ilze Petersons on Jan. 27, 2015, at 12:41 p.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: New Balance Student Recreation and Fitness Center University of Maine, Hilltop Road, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org 21st annual HOPE Festival! Saturday, April 25th, 11am – 3pm Student Recreation and Fitness Center University of Maine, Orono People come …
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Young and Black Today: MLK Jr. Celebration Panel and Potluck in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Jan. 02, 2015, at 11:18 a.m.
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor , Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Young and Black Today: MLK Jr. Celebration Panel and Potluck Sunday, January l8th 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Peace & Justice Center of …
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Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom film to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Dec. 04, 2014, at 9:01 a.m.
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org “Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom” will be shown on Sunday, December 14th at 6:00 p.m. at the Peace & Justice Center of …
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Rick McDowell views photos of Iraqis during sanctions

Understanding the Iraq Crisis with Rick McDowell

By Ilze Petersons on Oct. 29, 2014, at 8:24 a.m.
Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Understanding the Iraq Crisis with Rick McDowell Sunday, November 9th at 4:00 p.m. Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street, …
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“How to Start a Revolution” to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Oct. 08, 2014, at 10:39 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org How to Start a Revolution to be shown in Bangor Sunday, October 26th at 6:00 p.m. Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine …
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Peggy Smith, certified trainer by the Center for Nonviolent Communication will offer an Introduction to the Basics of Nonviolent Communication October l8 - l9th in Bangor

Nonviolent Communication Workshop in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Oct. 01, 2014, at 12:12 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Nonviolent Communication Workshop in Bangor October 18 – l9 Would you like to deal with …
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Inequality for All to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 19, 2014, at 12:38 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor , Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Robert Reich’s film, Inequality for All Robert Reich’s film, “Inequality for All” will be shown on Sunday, September 28th at 6:00 p.m. …
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Peter Millard will be honored on October 5th at the 25th annual Peace & Justice Center Harvest Supper.

Peter Millard to be Honored at Harvest Supper

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 02, 2014, at 2:21 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org BANGOR, Maine — The Peace & Justice Center’s 25th annual Harvest Supper will be held on Sunday, October 5th, 6:00 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist …
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Singing for Our Lives in Orono with Holly Near and Emma’s Revolution

By Ilze Petersons on Aug. 05, 2014, at 11:07 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Memorial Union, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Singing for Our Lives in Orono with Holly Near and Emma’s Revolution Pete Seeger, Peter Paul and Mary inspired generations, lifted our spirits of reminded us …
 
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