Archive for the 'Archive' Category

24 Apr

Film: “An American, Portrait of Raymond Luc Levasseur

Sunday, May 20, 6pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Event is free and open to the public This documentary profiles the early radicalization of French-Canadian Maine native Raymond Luc Levasseur in the 1960s-1970s and his imprisonment for political crimes. Ray will join us for this showing, and speak after the […]

25 Mar

Film: “Awake; A Dream from Standing Rock”

Sunday, April 22, 6pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Film is free – discussion to follow FMI:, 942-9343 The Water Protectors at Standing Rock captured world attention through their peaceful resistance. While many may know the details, AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock captures the story of Native-led defiance that forever changed […]

24 Mar

April 2018 P&J Newsletter Available for Download

Click HERE to download the April 2018 issue of the P&J newsletter.  

06 Mar

Civil Rights Mural Painting Day!

Sponsored by the Peace and Justice Center and the University of Maine Art Museum: Saturday, March 10, 11am to 4pm University of Maine Museum, 40 Harlow St, Bangor   Kids age 3 and up, parents, and anyone else are invited to come help paint!   Thanks to a generous grant from the Commission for Cultural […]

19 Feb

Tell Me the Truth: Exploring the Heart of Cross-Racial Conversations

An intimate conversation between two friends, followed by community dialogue. Friday, Feb 23, 12 noon Wells Room 1, University of Maine FMI:  942-9343, Shay Stewart Bouley is a blogger with Black Girl in Maine Media and the Executive Director of the organization Community Change, Inc.  Debby Irving is the author of “Waking Up White,” a […]

18 Feb

Film: “The Barefoot Artist”

Sunday, March 18, 6:00pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor FMI:, 942-9343 Free – discussion to follow There is much healing in “The Barefoot Artist,” Glenn Holsten and Daniel Traub’s fascinating documentary portrait of the artist Lily Yeh. Ms. Yeh is also what you might call a global community organizer: She […]

15 Feb

March 2018 P&J Newsletter available for download

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21 Jan

Film: “I Am Not Your Negro”

Sunday, February 18, 6:00pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor FMI:, 942-9343 Free – discussion to follow Whatever you think about the past and future of what used to be called “race relations” – white supremacy and the resistance to it, in plainer English – this movie will make you […]

20 Jan

Feb 2018 P&J Newsletter available for download

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21 Dec

Martin Luther King Birthday Commemoration, 2018

Nonviolent resistance a year after Trump’s election Sunday, January 14th (snow date January 15th)                                                                                  3:00 […]

22 Nov

Film: “The Power of Song”

Friday, December 15, 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Free – Discussion to follow Pete Seeger helped introduce America to its own musical heritage, devoting his life to using the power of song as a force for social change. With his deeply-held beliefs, Seeger went from the top of the […]

20 Nov

December P&J Center Newsletter

Download the December, 2017 Peace & Justice Center newsletter HERE.  

06 Nov

Harvest Supper 2017

Saturday, November 11th 6-8pm Unitarian Universalist Church 120 Park Street Bangor Program Includes Hands of Peace Award Presentation We are very pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the Hands of Peace Award is Sherri Mitchell who is a Penobscot lawyer, author, and activist. The Youth Hands of Peace Award goes to Olivia Baldacci for […]

05 Nov

Film: “Prisoner of Paradise”

Friday, November 10, 6:30 pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Free film; discussion to follow Prisoner of Paradise is a 2002 documentary film that tells the true story of Kurt Gerron, a well-known German-Jewish cabaret and film actor in the 1920s and 1930s. He sang the song “Mack the Knife” […]

22 Oct

Call for Artists- Reflections on Death Art Show

  Join us for an exciting event this Halloween season, exploring the holidays and ceremonies around the world that honor the dead, and explore how death is a common theme to all of humanity, and learn about the diverse ways humans express this. Our plan is to build several puppets and masks of papier mache, and string […]

18 Oct

Peacekeeper Volunteers Wanted!

17 Oct

Speaker from India at Peace and Justice Center on Oct. 26th

Mahesh Upadhyaya from India will offer a free speaking program at the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern on Thursday, October 26th, at 6:30 p.m. His topic is “Unpacking the Caste System: India and the United States.” He will be doing a program on this topic on October 26th, at 12:30 p.m., in the Bangor […]

10 Oct

November 2017 P&J Newsletter

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03 Oct

Indigenous People’s Day Observance, 2017

  Indigenous People’s Day, 2017 Monday, October 9, 1pm to 3pm Hammond St. Congregational Church, 28 High St, Bangor On August 28, 2017, the Bangor City Council voted unanimously that “the 2nd Monday of October shall be known in the City of Bangor as Indigenous People’s Day.”  In honor of that declaration, local groups are […]

26 Sep

Film showing: “13th”

Friday, October 13, 6:30 pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Free admission – discussion to follow 13th is Ava DuVernay’s 2016 documentary exploring the intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States. It is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which freed the […]