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  

Unless otherwise indicated, all events are now at the Alfond Center on North Street.

The next regular Global Forum programs:

 Tuesday, June 5

Chris Asch

One or more new Mainers will be part of the program

12 noon Alfond Center

   The Capital Area New Mainers Project is a cross-cultural organization that welcomes immigrants and works to create a thriving, integrated, multicultural community in central Maine. Based in Augusta, CANMP cultivates personal relationships between New Mainers and “old” Mainers, meets immigrant needs, and educates the broader community about the challenges that immigrants face and the benefits they bring to our area.

     Chris Myers Asch serves as CANMP’s Executive Director. A native of Washington, D.C., Chris teaches history part-time at Colby College and is the author most recently of Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital. He and his wife live in Hallowell and have three children. 

Please register by Monday, June 4th, 12 noon. The lunch is as usual $12 and you are free to bring your own food!

Lunch provided by Jorgensen’s: Sandwich choices: 1) Roast beef with  Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and  on wheat bread 2) Pesto chicken wrap, with lettuce, cucumber and red onions 3) vegetarian: avocado spread, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onions, green peppers on a spinach wrap. Served with Hungarian mushroom soup, coffee, tea and a cookie!

Register by emailing Steve Knight or call 689-8462.

The Board is working hard on arranging a wide range of programs for the fall and into the winter. Information will be posted as soon as speakers and dates are arranged.

Thanks for supporting the Mid-Maine Global Forum and its mission to bring speakers on international issues to Waterville.