Archive for the 'In the News' Category

21 Sep

Video from End Violence Together

Mary Ellen’s powerful talk is voice over the setting up for the rally. The rally itself (which includes Mary Ellen’s talk begins @ l7 minutes and 38 seconds. See also WLBZ Channel 2 coverage of End Violence Together

12 Aug

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration Coverage

05 Oct

Local Media Coverage from End Violence Together (9/27/2014)

Channel 5 coverage of End Violence Rally and March Channel 7 news coverage of today’s End Violence Rally and March Photos by Ron Davis and Katie Greenman can be seen at http://peacectr.org/wp/calendar/peace-and-justice-center-events/evtphotos/

25 Apr

20 Years of HOPE Festivals w/Mike Howard-Radio Interview

This podcast is from Pulse Radio Morning Show. Host Don Cookson interviews Steering Committee member Mike Howard, which begins at 1:02:07 in the recording: http://www.wzonthepulse.com/podcast/Apr24.mp3  

02 Dec

Paintings for Peace Exhibit

Now Open through Monday, December 23rd Kay Carter will display her paintings at the Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor. The paintings will be for sale with 50% of the proceeds going to the Center. In addition, the proceeds from any sales thru her web site (www.KayCarterPaints.com) during the same time period will […]

04 Apr

“Budget for All – Why Not?”

Teach-in  with Alliance for the Common Good Sunday, April 7th from 12:30 – 5 pm Bangor Lounge, University of Maine Memorial Union. Speakers   Margaret Flowers, co-founder of Mobilization for Heath Care Reform, board member of Heathcare-Now and Kevin Zeese, President of Common Sense Drug Policy; steering committee of the Bradley Manning Support Network. Thank you to all […]

26 Jun

The poor are just like everyone else

The following is an excerpt from an opinion piece published in the Bangor Daily News on June 25 by our friend and P&J Center member Michael Howard…. Poverty means troubles, and like multiple bee stings, these troubles drown each other out. Relief from one problem will not necessarily be pursued by someone if she is […]

12 Jun

A war on poverty, not a war on the poor

The following is an excerpt from an opinion piece published in the Bangor Daily News on June 11 by our friend and P&J Center member Katrina Bisheimer…. The DHHS supplemental budget cuts programs that supply necessities to seniors, children and other vulnerable Mainers. For example, the Drugs for the Elderly Program, or DEL, will no […]

03 Oct

Paper about the KXL Pipeline by Susan Lehnen

Hello. I was one of the 1,262 people from all over the country (at least 8 from Maine) who were arrested late this summer in Washington D.C. as we stood to ask President Obama not to sign a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. When I came home,  many people asked me about the protest […]

21 Feb

Press Conference: Bring Our War Dollar$$ HOME!

Friday, March  l8th, 12 noon at the P&J Center, 96 Harlow St, STE 100, Bangor Join us at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine to mark the  anniversary of the “shock and awe” bombing of Iraq in 2003, the on-going occupation of Iraq and the endless  war in Afghanistan.

27 Sep

Friday October 1st Press Conference

in support of the March/Rally “One Nation Working Together for Jobs, Justice and Education for All” in Washington D.C., Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 at the Lincoln Memorial Press Conference is Friday, October 1st, 2010 in Bangor at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 170 Park Street, from noon to 12:30 PM. An interfaith […]

27 Sep

Press Conference for “One Nation Working Together…”

Come to a press conference in support of the March/Rally “One Nation Working Together for Jobs, Justice and Education for All” in Washington D.C., Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 at the Lincoln Memorial Press Conference is Friday, October 1st, 2010 in Bangor at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 170 Park Street, from noon […]

16 Sep

op ed: “Let’s End America’s Longest War”

published in the Bangor Daily News on September 11, 2010 Peace group gathering to end America’s longest war 9/10/10 08:46 pm  Updated: 9/10/10 09:48 pm Ilze Petersons On the ninth anniversary of 9-11, I recall the disbelief, shock, anger, fear and sadness I felt when I heard of the 3,000 people killed as terrorists used airplanes […]

15 Sep

Video: Walk for Real Security

This is video from our September action. Complete information about it is found HERE. The Bangor Daily News ran a story HERE. Why a Walk for Real Security? Has the endless war on terrorism made us safer than we were after the 9/11 attacks? We are told we cannot afford the cost of providing basic […]

08 Aug

Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemoration coverage

Teevee reports on Hiroshima/Nagasaki event.

17 Jul

a special film presentation about the health care crisis…

Health, Money and Fear . . . a film about our Health Care System Why does it cost so much? What does it say about us? What can we do about it? Wednesday, July 29th at 7 PM at the Peace & Justice Center 170 Park Street, Bangor Watch as Dr. Paul Hochfeld, an experienced […]

18 May

Sign on to a signature ad for the May 30th Health Care Rally

Please  sign on to a signature ad in support of the single-payer health care rally being held in Augusta on May 30, 2009 from 12-2. (See below for the text of the ad.) The ad will appear in the Bangor Daily News on Friday, May 29th. The number of signatures and donations we receive by […]

19 Mar

March 19 press event

Sixth anniversary of Iraq War “Shock and Awe” bombing began March 19, 2003 ACT VIII: New Strategies for Organizing in the Obama Era at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 120 Park Street, Bangor 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Saturday March 21 (THIS SATURDAY!!) The video above is our full Thursday March 19 press event at the […]

17 Sep

Local coverage archive: Mar. 15, 2008

Excellent stories on Bangor Ch. 2 at 6pm and 11pm showing reading of names, Dave Mallett, and good interviews. The total running time for the 6pm story was over two minutes, an eternity on television news! 6 pm Ch. 2 coverage Below is the 11pm news coverage on Ch. 5 and Ch. 2 in Bangor. […]

17 Sep

Local coverage archive: Mar. 14, 2008

Excellent television news coverage for From Every Village Green on both Ch. 5 and Ch. 7 in Bangor this evening. Notice that Ch. 7 used some footage from previous protests shot by yours truly. Click to play: