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Sept. 23, 24,& 25. Common Ground Country Fair. We need volunteers for our table. Can you help? A free ticket for the day's admission is included. 2 hour time slots. Contact
Peace Action calls for us to write our ME US Reps calling for diplomacy in Ukraine!
Sept 12-15, Peace in Ukraine is calling for a September Week of Action Peace In Ukraine! Can you plan an action?.(Sept 14 is a tweet day, Sept 15 is MOC rally day!)
Oct 1, 11:30-12:30 Call by Smilin' Trees Disarmament Farm at Bath Iron Works
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.
Celebrate! Peace Action Maine's You Tube channel was created on Aug 23, 2013. Over  67,224 people have watched our programs and we've received some 424,831 comments and impressions. Keep your ideas for actions and speakers flowing!
Ukraine Update: Maine's  Somerville family_ Brian Milakovsky continues humanitarian aid delivery & 128 people were evacuated last week from Kramatorsk, Slavyansk, Nikolaevka, Druzhkovka, Toretsk, Konstant-inovka,  and Bakhmut. Donations are welcome HERE.

Veterans For Peace 2022 convention (last week) touched on the thorny topic of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Military. Ellie Kinney spoke about the work currently underway to put military emissions on COP27's agenda - how much does an active theater of war (such as Ukraine) set us back in the Climate Crisis? Christian Sorensen (who spoke to PAM last spring about General Dynamics) provided a blueprint for how New England could quickly transform into a leading force confronting the climate crisis, noting: " the public cannot eat, consume, play with, learn from, or interact with most of what the war industry creates.
Lest we forget the COSTS OF WAR:
-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.
Donate Here
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