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9. June 2017

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Question 2 under attack, please contact your legislators


Send a letter: Respect the Will of the Voters Friends, I  wrote a letter for the Action Network letter campaign “Respect the Will of the Voters”. Question 2, the referendum that voters approved last fall to tax the wealthiest Mainers to fully fund public education, is under attack. Some Republican legislators are threatening to shut […]

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7. June 2017

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"This is how I feel this week in Kabul"


Posted today by Kathy Kelly http://ourjourneytosmile.com/blog/2017/06/this-is-how-i-feel-this-week-in-kabul/  Below, following Dr. Hakim, there is a statement by the Afghan Peace Volunteers. This is how I feel this week in Kabul 7/6/2017 By Dr Hakim   The ‘faceless’ war image of the ‘Mother of All Bombs’ exploding in Afghanistan   Background Situation On 13th April, the U.S. government used […]

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26. May 2017

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Fwd: [Peacectr_list] Health Care Town Hall, May 30, Bangor


Begin forwarded message: From: Karen Marysdaughter <ompeacectr@gmail.com> Subject: [Peacectr_list] Health Care Town Hall, May 30, Bangor Date: May 26, 2017 at 10:18:22 AM EDT To: “peacectr.list” <peacectr_list@lists.peacectr.org> HEALTH CARE TOWN HALL!  TUESDAY, MAY 30  6-7:30PM BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY PLEASE COME AND BRING A FRIEND! Poliquin (and Collins) won’t do any town halls. A national group […]

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26. May 2017

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Send a letter: Oppose so-called Right to Work


Of interest for those involved in labor rights: I wrote a letter for the Action Network letter campaign “Oppose so-called Right to Work “. Extremists politicians are once again attacking unions at the State House.  We need to stand up and fight back. So-called “right to work” legislation is union-busting, plain and simple. We need to let legislators know that […]

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22. May 2017

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film: Maya Angelou, Saturday 5.27 Blue Hill


From our friend Dan Lourie: “If you see only one more movie in your lifetime, make it this one. It is absolutely fabulous!” Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, Saturday, May 27, 7 p.m., Blue Hill Public Library. Maya-Angelou-poster.pdf 592334466a25e

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18. May 2017

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Beech Hill Farm May celebration Saturday


For those who would like a brief opportunity to look away from the oppression of issues, the annual Beech Hill Farm / Community School May Celebration will be happening at COA’s Beech Hill Farm on Beech Hill Road in Mt. Desert on Saturday from 10 to 1. The attached image of the flyer says “Music […]

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15. May 2017

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Celebrate Chelsea Manning Weds 5/17 Blue Hill


Celebrate Chelsea Manning’s release from prison:  Blue Hill Town Park, 12-1, Wednesday May 17. We’ll have cake and lemonade; bring your lunch and bring a friend.  [artwork by Rob Shetterly, Americans Who Tell the Truth, used with permission] “On Wednesday, some time after dawn, the security gates at the US disciplinary barracks at Fort Leavenworth, […]

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15. May 2017

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film: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, Blue Hill


note: the film is being shown on SATURDAY May 27 (not Friday). Peninsula Peace & Justice will screen “MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE” on May 27 in Blue Hill. The award-winning film tells the phenomenal story of Angelou’s full life, in her own words. A biographical lesson in activism, creativity and reconciliation, the 2017 […]

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15. May 2017

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Fwd: Maine Equal Rights Amendment — Calls Needed


See www.equalrightsmaine.org for good info. From: kcaldwell51@gmail.com I wonder if you would forward this to folks– we are trying to get callstomorrow to the State senate, especially republicans like our Senator Langley. PLEASE CALL YOUR STATE SENATOR on MONDAY, MAY 15th, 287-1540GIVE YOUR NAME, TOWN, SENATOR’S NAME AND LEAVE A MESSAGE:VOTE YES ON LD 197, “AN AMENDMENT TO […]

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14. May 2017

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Mothers Day


A song to recall the strength of women — Holly Near and emmas revolution sing 1000 Grandmothers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJai8L-wGIs

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