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May 17, 2022


Dear Black and Brown Communities in Maine

A few words are all I can manage in moments like this.  We know these moments all too well.   And we know these attacks are not isolated moments, but the violent expression of a white-nationalist movement on the rise, the latest tragic expression of the systemic racism in this country.  We know too well that […]

May 05, 2022


A Response to the Pending Roe v. Wade Decision

Dear friends:
I am shocked and not surprised by the news today about the pending SCOTUS decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. My shock is an emotional reaction: it hurts my heart. And I shouldn’t be surprised…

January 14, 2022


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance and Events

Monday, January 17, 2022 is a day of remembrance when we come together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It is also a day for looking forward, and re-dedicating and re-committing ourselves to the future we seek to build together: a future of racial, economic, and social justice.  Although normally we would be coming […]

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