Archive for the 'General Info About the Center' Category

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 […]

31 Mar

2014 Spring Appeal

This is the letter sent to many of our members. It asks for your donations to the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, so that the Center’s work of linking and supporting individuals and groups working for peace, Justice and a sustainable environment can continue . Please make your donation today, by clicking on this […]

29 Oct

Saving Our Center for the Long Haul

Saturday, November 2nd, 1 – 4 p.m. Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME “Save our Center” was the call for a gathering at the Peace & Justice Center in 2008. Around thirty Center supporters gathered to explore how to make sure the Center could continue. Now five years later we […]

18 Aug

Peace Education Library Workshop

for Educators, Parents or Community Members Monday, October 7th  3:30 – 5:00 PM Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor Please join us for a workshop on the Center’s new Peace Education Lending Library, which contains over 300 volumes on K-12 conflict resolution, bullying prevention, peer mediation, diversity education and restorative justice. […]

16 Jan

Monthly Letter-writing Support Group

Have you wanted to write a letter to the editor or to your elected representatives, but find it difficult to put your thoughts and feelings into a compelling form? You are not alone. A suggestion from our Take Back Democracy Brown Bag Luncheon series was to hold a monthly letter-writing session where we can share […]

02 Jan

“Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution”

From people who brought you the Yes Men and Billionaires for Bush this material for creative activism is organized into five different categories: tactics, principles, theories, case studies and practitioners. While the book is 460 pages long, each item is only two pages long and easy to read. If you would like to scan this great resource, […]

28 Feb

Pictures of the new P&J Center Home

For those who haven’t been able to visit us yet at our new home, at 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100, Bangor, ME 04401, here are some pictures of our meeting space.