The Mid-Maine Global Forum contributes to the local community’s understanding of issues of global significance by organizing and disseminating informed public presentations and discussion. To become a member or be put on our mailing list, email Global Forum  

As the REM Center is no longer available for our programs,  programs will be either at the Alfond Center or the Waterville Public Library.

Our Next Programs!!


March 6, 12 noon

in collaboration with the

Holocaust and Human Rights Center

This event will be at the UMA Michael Klahr Center


The Story of New Mainers

   While details are still be worked out, the program will involve a panel of three new Mainers. Abdi, for example, is from the Sudan and spent time in a refugees camp in Kenya. The speakers wil talk about their journeys to Maine, the lives they lead here, and what we can all do to make the transition easier.

  A buffet lunch will be available for $10.

   This program is our now annual collaboration between the Forum and the HHRC.

A buffet lunch will be available for $10. To register, feel free to call the HHRC at 207-621-3530 or email HHRC Office Administrator Jordan Bannister .

May 15-16, 2017

Adotei Akwei

   The Forum will be sponsoring several programs with Adotei Akwei, Managing Director for Government Relations for Amnesty International USA. He will be speaking at Erskine Academy, at our regular program at Alfond Center, and showing a film “In the Heart of Nuba” at RR Square Cinema.The Forum has a grant from the Oak-Grove Coburn Fund to sponsor school events.

Details will be posted after the new year.