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April 27, 2020


COVID-19 Issue Spotlight: Housing

We’re excited to launch a new email feature: COVID-19 Issue Spotlights, where we’ll highlight critical organizing and advocacy work happening in response to COVID-19. This week, we’re highlighting the housing crisis and how the pandemic is exacerbating housing inequities. Questions loom large: Where will May 1 rent come from? Will the government freeze my mortgage, […]

April 27, 2020


Mutual Aid: Supporting Housing Needs

A number of mutual aid funds have been opened in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support the needs of the most vulnerable in our communities. These funds support food, medicine, housing and shelter needs that are often so hard to come by. We’re excited to highlight two funds facilitated by Maine Initiatives grantees: Estamos […]

April 22, 2020



Dear Friends, This crisis has laid bare the wealth inequities in our country for all to see. We are traditionally so private about how we spend our money, but for us these unprecedented times call for nontraditional action. My family is honored to share our stimulus money and to share our stimulus story with all […]

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