Maine Initiatives Blog

April 18, 2017
We’re Hiring! New Americorps VISTA position at Maine Initiatives

We are pleased to announce that we are hiring a full-time one-year Americorps VISTA member to be our Communications and Engagement Associate, starting this July. Are you looking to get more involved with racial justice in our state? Do you enjoy thinking critically about communications? Do you have ideas about how to engage the Maine  READ MORE »

March 22, 2017
Changemakers: We couldn’t do it without you!

As we head into Changemakers this evening, the Board and Staff at Maine Initiatives wanted to extend a huge thank you to our event sponsors!   Visionary Sponsors Partner Sponsors Margaret E. Burnham Trust Sustainer Sponsors Solstice Fund Anonymous Knack Factory Supporter Sponsors Polychrome Collective MaineShare Northeast Delta Dental Allergy and Asthma Associates Tracy Cooley  READ MORE »

February 8, 2017
Announcing the Solidarity Fund

We stand with our immigrant and refugee neighbors against a climate of growing uncertainty, anxiety, and hardship. In response, we are mobilizing on behalf of Maine’s immigrant community in rallies, in protests, and on social media. We are inspired by the outpouring of support for the organizations standing up for immigrants in our courts and on the national stage.  READ MORE »

February 7, 2017
We Stand With Maine’s Immigrant Community

We affirm that immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers enrich our community economically, socially, culturally, and politically. We reject attempts to divide, isolate, or segregate our communities. We commit to support immigrants, refugees, and asylee communities in our state and the organizations working to ensure their well-being and success in Maine. And so, we establish the  READ MORE »

November 22, 2016
Moving Forward in Support of Justice and Equity in Maine

Our Statement: Moving Forward in Support of Justice and Equity in Maine Issued: November 22, 2016 Maine Initiatives is a community of people advancing social, economic, and environmental justice in Maine through informed, intentional, and collective action. As we process the results of the recent election and what it means for our work, we offer  READ MORE »

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