Archive for the 'Volunteer Opportunities' Category

29 May

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 […]

18 Oct

Peacekeeper Volunteers Wanted!

28 Jan

Weekly Action Session Sign Ups

22 Mar

SAVE the DATE – HOPE FESTIVAL 2015!

This year’s theme: “Simple Solutions to Big Problems” April 25, 2015 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Student Recreation & Fitness Center University of Maine, Orono Come see the many ingenious ways Mainers are promoting peace, justice, and a secure environment! For complete details, see:

26 Jun

America has a Koch Problem: film Sunday 6/29

Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition a film by Robert Greenwald Sunday, June 29 at 7 PM at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME for more info, call 207-942-9343, or info@peacectr.org  

27 Apr

P&J General Assembly / film: Sacred Run

Sunday, May 18th 5 pm Vegetarian Potluck Supper 5:45 pm General Assembly  (Elect Steering Committee for 2014-2015) 6 pm film: “Sacred Run” This film documents a run in which Indian leader, Dennis Banks, with First Nation people from North America and Japan, were joined by volunteers from 13 countries on a ceremonial run, finishing in […]

15 Feb

2014 HOPE Festival Volunteer Signup Form

The HOPE Festival, on Saturday, April 26th at the University of Maine Student Recreation & Fitness Center, is a great way to have fun and learn about the environment, social service, and social action groups – all at the same time! We are looking for volunteers, especially students, to help out at the HOPE Festival […]

01 Oct

Maine Drone Peace Walk Old Town – Bangor – Hermon

We invite you to join the “Preserve our Privacy: No Drone Spying in Maine peace walk” from Old Town to Bangor on Saturday, October 12th. The walk is part of a statewide walk (the week of October 10-l9) is being organized by the Maine Campaign to Bring Our War $$ Home and Maine Veterans for […]

30 Sep

24th Annual Harvest Supper, Sunday Oct. 6th

at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park Street The Harvest Supper is a potluck dinner. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share, made from the bounty of this year’s garden harvest. Suggested Donation: $10 adult, $3 child & $15 family Awards & Songs Hands of Peace Award to Ann Schonberger, Spruce Run Steering […]

09 Sep

Bangor Vigil: No military intervention in Syria 9/10

Join us to say “No Military Intervention in Syria” on Tuesday, September 10 from 5:00 – 5:30 in Bangor in front of the Bangor Public Library. Consider bringing a sign that expresses these alternatives or your own concerns. Stop by the Center before the vigil to make a sign, or we will have extra signs […]

02 Jul

Hiroshima Commemoration

Tuesday, August 6th, 12 noon Peirce Park (next to Library) in Bangor Event will feature a symbolic “die-in” and readings to represent those who died in the bombings of Hiroshima/Nagasaki, followed by  Walk for Peaceful Priorities through Downtown Bangor. For more information, call 942-9343.

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 […]

29 Nov

Rally for Real Security, Friday, December 7th

12 Noon at the Federal Building, Harlow Street, Bangor (in case of snow, it will be at the Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow Street.) As Congress continues the discussion around the so-called “fiscal cliff”,  we call for alternatives to cutting human service programs. The themes will be  “Jobs not Wars” and  “Tax breaks for […]

18 Jul

P&J Center is Seeking Volunteers for KahBang, Aug. 10th-11th

Do you wish more young people were involved with peace & justice issues?  You have the opportunity to interact with and  help get the word out to young people during the KahBang Festival in Bangor when bands will be playing in various venues throughout downtown Bangor.  The Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine will […]

25 Jun

Local Photographer Seeks Subjects for a Downtown Bangor Artwalk Project

Local photographer Rick Tardiff has volunteered to create portraits of peace & justice activists for a future Downtown Bangor Artwalk Display (Check out his blog to see some of his work and to read his artist statement). We connected with Rick after he photographed our Walk to Stop the War on the Poor and dropped off […]

14 Jun

Seeking a Co-Host for Documentary Screening

On Wednesday July 18th the ‘Fixing the Future‘ documentary (working models for thriving economies) will screen in theaters and community centers around the nation. Host David Brancaccio visits people and organizations across the US who are reinventing our economy: local business alliances, community banking, time banking/hour exchange, worker cooperatives and local currencies. Includes taped discussion […]

20 Jan

The Peace & Justice Center has Moved!

Our new mailing address is: 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100 Bangor, ME 04401

24 Aug

21st Annual Harvest Supper Benefit Potluck

Saturday, October 9th, 6 – 8 PM at the Bangor Unitarian Universalist Church, 120 Park Street in Bangor. Honoring Dud Hendrick, President of Maine’s 001 Chapter of Veterans for Peace, and Will Whitham, recent graduate of Bangor High School, and concluding with a talk on Organic Gardening in the Tradition of Helen and Scott Nearing […]

29 Mar

16th Annual HOPE Festival & Green Expo

Saturday, April 24th •  11 A.M.–4 P.M. Student Recreation & Fitness Center, University of Maine, Orono HOPE stands for Help Organize Peace Earthwide Performers: 11:00 Opening honoring Penobscot Elder Arnold Neptune with Timbered Lake 11:30 Hope Festival Singers 12:00 Zachary Field’s Amazing Juggling 1:00 Emma’s Revolution – Award-winning songwriters & folksingers 3:30 Community Dance of […]

28 Feb

Calling All Singers!

The Peace & Justice Center celebrates the sixteenth annual HOPE Festival this year on April 24, 2010, at the University of Maine. We are forming a community based group of singers to perform as part of the Opening Ceremonies in celebration of hope and peace in our world. We invite you, your family and your […]