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May e-news  2022
Sunday May 1, 4-:00 pm. Thank you for a successful Spring renewal event!  Our Keynote Speaker: Poor Peoples Campaign's Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis (see video) was introduced by member Rev.Richard Killmer. Next, the exciting Maine Poor People's Campaign (see video), CodePink (see video) followed with an update on their events, all surrounding the PPC June 18 event.
Brian Milakovsky, our Maine family FB friend posts daily updates about their work in Ukraine. Yesterday they evacuated more than 100 people from Gorskoye, Severodonetsk, Lisichansk, Liman, Svyatogorsk & delivered 260 food packs, bread, water. (Donations still welcome.)
May 5 Thursday 3 pm. A Call by Brian Pulling. Join him at Rep. Pingree's office in Portland (1/2 hr.) to lobby about Ukraine. He has scheduled this visit with staff, Jesse Connelly. You are welcome to attend and share your concerns. Let him know you're coming . arrive @ 2:45.
Join the weekly vigil every Wed. Noon, in front of City Hall, Bangor. Photo:Christina Diebold  with their new  ARRT banner! (bottom photo)
Don Kimball just returned from the VFP Shut Down Creech action, remembering the  Ahmadi family, recent victims of a U.S drone strike in Afghanistan and drone whistleblower, Daniel Hale.(We scheduled The National Bird in Brunswick years ago.)
April 18 wasTaxDay/Earth Day.We participated by sponsoring a Street Pop-Up Art Exhibit, handing out many fliers, enjoying discussions and public responses. Industry Resisters Network, The military is the largest industrial consumer of fossil fuels and a major producer of  green house gases.
Recently moved to Maine from NH PA, John Raby has shared his piece that is particularly appropriate today, a day that we have celebrated with ME PPC and about upcoming elections. We hope for more contributions!
Common Ground Country Fair 2022!  Mark it on your calendars, Sept. 23, 24, 25.
Lest we forget the COSTS OF WAR:
-8 TRILLION Dollars
-1.2 BILLION Metric Tons of GHGases,
 -37 MILLION Displaced,
 -801,000  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
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