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October 06, 2020

News

Activism is Community Care

Dear Friend, Our systems are broken. The lack of charges against Breonna Taylor’s murderers is another painful reminder of the way racism is baked into the laws and policies of our country. This denial of justice reflects a pattern of incalculable harm done to Black and Indigenous communities over many generations, and still today. Meanwhile, […]

September 30, 2020

Grants

$270,000 to Immigrant-Led Organizations in Maine

Announcing the The Immigrant-Led Organizations Fund’s Newest Grantees! Dear Friends: If there’s one thing I know for certain, it’s that getting money directly into the hands of those most impacted by this pandemic isn’t just good, it’s necessary. That’s why we’re making $270,000 in grants to support 32 immigrant-led and immigrant-serving organizations on the frontlines of the […]

September 21, 2020

Resources

COVID-19 Issue Spotlight: Education

Maine students have returned to school this fall and while classes range from virtual, to in-person, to some combination of the two, it’s clear that there’s no magic solution to the challenges that COVID-19 presents. Existing inequities within the education system will be exacerbated without the support that community-based organizations provide to ensure that students’ race, class, […]

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