Archive for the 'Archive' Category

03 Oct

Bangor Premiere! Dawnland: A story of stolen children and cultural survival

Indigenous People’s Day Monday, October 8, 2018, 7pm Bangor Opera House/Penobscot Theater 131 Main St, Bangor Panel discussion to follow the film FMI:  info@peacectr.org Dawnland documents the century-long nationwide act of blatant cultural genocide against Native peoples, in which the state of Maine participated in the removal of Native children from their families and placement […]

02 Oct

2018 Harvest Supper & Hands of Peace Awards!

Saturday, November 10, 6 to 8pm Unitarian-Universalist Church of Bangor, 120 Park St. Vegetarian potluck followed by Hands of Peace Awards – bring a dish to share! Suggested donation:  $10, $15 for a family, $5 for students This year the Peace & Justice Center will present the Hands of Peace award to the Civic Engagement […]

19 Sep

Help Us Decide the Future of the Peace & Justice Center!

The Peace & Justice Center is at a turning point. If left to operate as it is now, the Center will have to spend down reserve funds to pay rent and staff salaries and will likely close within a couple of years. Seeing this future as unacceptable, the Steering Committee formed an Ad Hoc Committee […]

18 Sep

October P&J Center Newsletter

You may download the October Peace & Justice Center newsletter by clicking HERE.

04 Sep

5th Annual End Violence Together Event

The 5th Annual End Violence Together Rally & March will be held on September 15, 2018 at West Market Square. The Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine and Pax Christi Maine will lead the planning effort along with numerous peace, justice and environmental justice organizations and faith communities from across eastern Maine. Sign up […]

03 Sep

The Manitoba Story: A Basic Income Film

Sunday, September 16 at 6:00 Location: Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100 “The Manitoba Story” is about the residents of a rural town that was the site of a Canadian basic income pilot project in the 1970s. Everyone in Dauphin, Manitoba, was eligible for an unconditional minimum income. Over […]

26 Aug

September 2018 P&J Newsletter E-Edition

Click HERE to download the September 2018 Peace & Justice Center newsletter in pdf format.

09 Jul

Film Showing & Talk: The Nuns, The Priests, and the Bomb

Film Showing & Talk: The Nuns, The Priests, and the Bomb Saturday, July 28th at 6:oo pm Location: Peace and Justice Center, 96 Harlow St. Bangor The Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine and Pax Christi Maine will be cosponsoring a showing of the flim “The Nuns, The Priests, and The Bomb” to be […]

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:  info@peacectr.org, 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, info@peacectr.org 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:  info@peacectr.org, 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

Click HERE to download the March, 2018 P&J newsletter.

21 Jan

Film: “I Am Not Your Negro”

Sunday, February 18, 6:00pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor FMI:  info@peacectr.org, 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

Click HERE to download our current P&J newsletter.

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.