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January 19, 2021

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Closing and Thank You

Wow, thank you so much to everyone that participated in yesterday’s 40th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance: A Virtual Teach-In and Call to Action! Rev. Dr. King’s legacy was honored by the 1,600 Mainers that participated in the day’s offerings to learn, connect, and act in support of Black leadership and Black liberation. We hope you […]

January 06, 2021

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Martin Luther stands at the pulpit and speaks to his audience

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Steering Committee

Thank you to everyone who is serving on the Steering Committee for the 40th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance. In 2021 this event is being transformed into a Virtual Teach-In and Call to Action and is being organized in association with the NAACP in Maine. To register for the event please visit: bit.ly/MLK40th

December 21, 2020

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Racial Justice and Health Equity

In case you missed it, we hosted the third session in our Racial Justice &… Series earlier this week! Huge thanks to everyone that joined the call, and to Drew, Hibo, Sarah, Mohammed and Samaa, for wrapping up part one of this series on such a high note! You can watch the recorded discussion below, or read […]

December 16, 2020

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Racial Justice and Housing Justice

In case you missed it, we hosted the second session in ourRacialJustice&… Serieslast week! Huge thanks to everyone that joined the call, and to Ronald, Dee, Susan, and Samaa for bringing us another powerful conversation! You can watch the recorded discussion below, or read through to catch some of the highlights and action items from […]

December 14, 2020

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Racial Justice and … Health Equity Panelists

Racial Justice and … Health Equity December 16, 2020 Panelists: DrewChristopher Joy, Executive Director, Southern Maine Workers’ Center Abdulkerim Said, Executive Director, New Mainers Public Health Initiative Sarah Lewis, Associate Director, Maine Access Immigrant Network   Southern Maine Workers’ Center Website:https://maineworkers.org/ Donate Link:https://maineworkers.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fcontribute%2Ftransact&reset=1&id=2 Mission:We’re a grassroots, member led organization working to improve the lives, working […]

December 07, 2020

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Racial Justice and Decarceration

In case you missed it, we kicked off ourRacial Justice &… Serieslast week! Huge thanks everyone that joined the call, and to Joseph, Maria, Adan, and Samaa for their leadership in bringing this conversation to life. You can watch the recorded discussion below, or read through to catch some of the highlights and action items […]

December 03, 2020

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Racial Justice and Decarceration

Facilitator: Samaa Abdurraqib, For Us, By Us Fund Panelists: Joseph Jackson, Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition Maria Girouard, Maine-Wabanaki REACH Adan Abdikadir, Maine Youth Justice

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