[HCCN] Fwd: [Mainedop] ACTION ALERT!

Judy Robbins jrobbins at mainecoastmail.com
Mon Feb 2 15:58:11 EST 2009



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> From: <lellis at mainedop.org>
> Date: January 30, 2009 10:07:05 AM EST
> To: <mainedop at mainedop.org>
> Subject: [Mainedop] ACTION ALERT!
>
> Maine Campaign for U.S. Department of Peace
> 15 Everett Street, #1, Brunswick, ME 04011 — www.mainedop.org
> Exciting news about the Department of Peace & Nonviolence Campaign
>
> RE-INTRODUCTION OF LEGISLATION - Call TODAY!
> As soon as early next week, Congressman Kucinich and many co- 
> sponsors will re-introduce the bill to create a U.S. Department of  
> Peace & Nonviolence. (In last Congress it was HR808 and we're  
> hoping it will be the same number.) YOU can help ensure that our  
> Maine Representatives become co-sponsors. It's TIME for Maine to  
> step into this historic movement to turn from a culture of violence  
> to a culture of peace. PLEASE call Rep. Pingree and Rep. Michaud  
> TODAY (depending on your Congressional District) and TELL them you  
> want them to co-sponsor. Tell them to contact Cate in Rep.  
> Kucinich's office and add their name to the list of co-sponsors.  
> (Please do NOT call Kucinich's office yourself.) Pingree D.C. phone  
> is 202-225-6116 and Michaud 202-225-6306
>
> NATIONAL CONFERENCE
> Currently, there is myself and 4 students from UMF registered for  
> the national conference. We will represent Maine and visit all 4  
> Members of Congress. If you are able to join us, please read more  
> about the conference at the link below and register. Please let me  
> know you have done so as I will be making the appointments with MOC  
> and they request name and town of each person.
>
> If you are unable to attend, PLEASE support those of us going with  
> a financial contribution. Any amount is welcome and it really makes  
> a difference. Mail checks to Maine DOP, 15 Everett Street, Apt. 1,  
> Brunswick, ME 04011
>
> http://www.thepeacealliance.org/content/view/605/147/
>
> NEW DISTRICT 2 TEAM LEADER NEEDED
> If you are interested in taking a leadership role in this campaign  
> and would consider becoming a team leader for District 2, please  
> contact me right away. Our current CDTL is having to step out for  
> the time being.
>
> VOW OF NONVIOLENCE
> When I became involved in the DoP Campaign, I took an informal vow  
> of nonviolence. This morning, I took a formal vow at the website  
> here: www.itakethevow.com
> I encourage you to take the vow also. It is founded by Deepak  
> Chopra at the Alliance for New Humanity.
>
> In keeping with the practice of nonviolence, here are some  
> opportunities to engage in NVC trainings through Maine NVC.  
> www.mainenvcnetwork.org/trainings.htm
>
> We are making history and we can make it a world of peace &  
> nonviolence. It is possible!
>
> Lynn Ellis
> Maine State Coordinator
> Dept of Peace & Nonviolence
> 207-491-5064
>
>
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