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Sept e-news update  2022
Sept. 23, 24,& 25. Common Ground Country Fair.  Last call for table volunteers! Includes a free ticket for the day's admission, 2 hr. time slots. Contact (FMI follow links embedded in sidebar graphics)
Peace Action Call: write ME US Reps and call for diplomacy in Ukraine! John Raby's Maine petition will be at our CGCF table, along with his  explanatory piece that highlights Arias proposal.
Oct 1, 11:30-12:30 Call by Smilin' Trees Disarmament Farm BIW. In solidarity with Global Network's Keep Space for Peace Week Oct 1-8.
Oct 2, Sunday, 7-8 pm. Register here for Peace Action Maine's Annual Keynote Address: with Erik Edstrom, author of Un-American and  lead chapter in Paths of Dissent. Talking American Militarism and Climate with our neighbors. Erik Edstrom graduated from West Point in 2007 and deployed to direct combat as an infantry officer in Afghanistan. He is the author of Un-American: A Soldier’s Reckoning of our Longest War and a Senior Fellow at the Eisenhower Media Network. He holds a graduate degree in climate science from the University of Oxford. We hope you can join us. Look for his autographed books at the Common Ground Country Fair!
Ukraine Update: Somerville's Brian Milakovsky continues work  that includes evacuating civilians from eastern Ukraine (on Sept. 11, 117 people from Slavyansk, Kramatorsk, Druzhkovka, and Pokrovsk) and helping with delivery of humanitarian aid. Donations still welcome:
Peace Action affiliates and peace activists from PA, NJ, RI, MA, NH, & ME(photo)- listening, learning and connecting at   the  fall World Fellowship Center retreat. We plan to continue this work together.
Lest we forget the COSTS OF WAR:
New report: Costs of Threat Inflation
-8 TRILLION Dollars
-1.2 BILLION Metric Tons of GHGases,
 -38 MILLION Displaced,
 - 929,000   Dead.
Peace Action Maine has been raising important peace and justice issues since 1982, carrying out actions, advocacy, and sponsoring educational events. Subscribe to our newsletter.  You can Donate to us  from our web site, join us on FaceBook, on Twitter @me_action, and on our  YouTubeChannel
Maps & Guidelines for Fair HERE.
Sunday Oct 2 Keynote Address  Erik Edstrom. 7-8 pm.Registration.
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