Archive for the 'Archive' Category

20 Jul

Hiroshima Day Commemoration 2017

Hiroshima “Die in” Planned for Bangor on August 6th A commemoration of the 72nd   anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be held on Sunday, August 6th at noon at Westmarket Square in Bangor .  Members of the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine invite the public to the event which will […]

31 May

Peace and Justice Summer Art Camp

Community Mural Project Every Monday and Wednesday, join us from 3:30 to 4:30 at the Peace and Justice Center to learn about murals! We’ll be studying famous muralists, techniques and challenges of the medium, and working with local artists and businesses to create art for the community, and finally, we’ll be painting a mural of […]

22 May

P&J Annual Meeting – Hope in Challenging Times

Friday, June 2, 2017 Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor 5:30pm – vegetarian potluck 6:15 – Steering Committee election 6:30 –  Panel of young people speak about “Hope in Challenging Times”

22 May

Pretty Black: Racism in the Art World – Art Show Opening

Saturday, June 17, 5pm to 8pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Join us  for the exciting opening of an art show featuring local artist Keith Washington.  His work celebrates culture, body, music, and poetry, and challenges the paradigms of fine art and exclusivity.  It provides a provocative and sometimes uncomfortable […]

21 May

June 2017 P&J Newsletter Available for Download

You may download the latest newsletter issue HERE.  

24 Apr

Film: “Making a Killing; Guns, Greed & the NRA”

Friday, May 19, 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Free – discussion to follow Making a Killing tells the stories of how guns, and the billions made off of them, affect the lives of everyday Americans. It features personal stories from people across the country who have been affected by […]

20 Apr

May 2017 P&J Center Newsletter Available for Download

You can download the May issue of the Peace & Justice Center newsletter HERE.  

28 Mar

Join us!

HOPE Festival 2017 “Art & Social Change” Saturday, April 8 – 11am to 3pm U Maine Student Rec & Fitness Center  

28 Mar

Film: “Changing Hearts, Inspiring Action”

Friday, April 21, 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Free – discussion to follow In this uplifting and thought-provoking film, 13 Maine people of diverse ages, cultures, and gender identities — your neighbors — passionately share their experiences and wisdom addressing climate injustices. Some challenge institutions and their own communities […]

22 Mar

April 2017 P&J Center Newsletter Available for Download

April, 2017 Peace & Justice Center newsletter available for download HERE.

20 Feb

“Paying the Price of Peace” – Film

Friday, March 17, 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government‟s defiance of international law through waging endless […]

18 Feb

March 2017 Peace & Justice Center Newsletter Available for Download

Download issue HERE. Standing Rock action, Bangor, Maine.    

31 Jan

“Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement” – Film

Friday, February 17, 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Free – Discussion after film Dubbed the “new civil rights movement‟, #BlackLivesMatter launched a transformative grassroots movement that moved from social media to the streets across America. As news and images of the senseless deaths of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Michael […]

28 Jan

Weekly Action Session Sign Ups

26 Jan

Feb 2017 Peace & Justice Center Newsletter Available for Download!

The February 2017 issue of the Peace & Justice Center newsletter is available to download HERE.

17 Jan

People’s Inauguration Press Conference

Join the People’s Inauguration! Friday, January 20, 1pm                                                                                   Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, […]

31 Dec

Bystander Intervention Training

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017                                                                                               Food AND Medicine, 20 […]

22 Dec

“A Force More Powerful” Film Showing

Friday, January 13th at 6:30 pm Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100; Bangor, ME 04401 Co-Sponsored by the Bangor Racial and Economic Justice Coalition Inspired by his studies in India of Ghandi’s work, as well as the Montgomery Alabame bus boycott led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rev. […]

20 Dec

Sing for Peace, Sing for Justice!

We invite you to join our sing-a-long, every third Wednesday of the month, at the Peace and Justice Center, 96 Harlow St., Suite 100 in Bangor, from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. Instruments, voices and ears are all welcome. It is a “circle jam” format with everyone in turn playing or suggesting a song with a peace […]

18 Dec

January 2017 Newsletter – Available for Download

January 2017 Peace & Justice Center newsletter available for download HERE.