Archive for June, 2009

Greetings from Washington, D.C. where the sun is actually out. It’s the annual Peer to Peer training offered by the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation, and the Maine Women’s Lobby is thrilled to be a part of it. We’re talking best practices in civic participation, issue advocacy, evaluation, new media organizing…and more. Tomorrow’s agenda – […]

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Last week, the Village Soup posted an article featuring reflections on the 124th session from capital-area legislators. Their reflections are really interesting – and got me wondering what others thought. So, I started asking around … and here are some reflections from the women of the Maine Women’s Lobby: Here’s what Laura had to say: […]

I mean, these girls REALLY rock. Today, I spent my afternoon at the offices of Hardy Girls Healthy Women in Waterville. We were invited to share the nuts and bolts of creating change. (and when I say nuts and bolts, I really do mean problem, solution, message, and target). These girls are the experts! The […]

In a recent publication of the Maine Women’s Fund, our fearless leader, Sarah – and the work she directs at the Maine Women’s Policy Center – was highlighted. Check out what they had to say: “Sarah Standiford is changing Maine. As executive director of the Maine Women’s Policy Center and its sister organization, the Maine […]

That’s the message that the Maine Women’s Lobby and the Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine is trying to send to all people and policy-makers in Maine. Throughout the past 2 weeks this giant baby bottle has been traveling across the state. In the photos below, a group of children from a local daycare […]