Archive for the 'Archive' Category

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

To download the November 2017 newsletter, click HERE!

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 […]

26 Sep

October, 2017 P&J Newsletter Available for Download

Download October newsletter HERE.

26 Aug

September P&J Newsletter Available for Download

You can download the September, 2017 issue of the Peace & Justice Center newsletter HERE. P&J Center Art Coordinator Andrea Simoneau (2nd from left) with fellow artists posing in front of their amazing mural project on Hammond St in Bangor!

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