Archive for October, 2015

The advances we’ve made didn’t just happen – they happened because people cared to get involved.  Every person in this room makes a difference. YOU can make a difference. And it’s you that we need now – we need you to move forward with your voices, and your participation to turn the discussions into action. […]

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We wanted to give you an overview of some of the solutions that came out of our first Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security that we shared in Building a Prosperous Maine: A Roadmap to Economic Security for Women and Our Families. We approached the first Summit and our Roadmap with a vision for a […]

  • Comments Off on A Roadmap to a Prosperous Maine: Solutions – Remarks by Kathy Kilrain del Rio at the Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security

What a day this has been!  We’ve heard from Caroline Fredrickson about the things that have yet to be done to close the gap on compromises made early on in passing anti-discrimination and labor laws that have left many women far behind on the road to financial stability.  Then we discussed what is being done […]

  • Comments Off on Remarks by Pat Ryan at the Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security

“What we need is structural change, not self-help.  Lean In should really be standing together. Let’s stand together to make the world a better place.” –Caroline Fredrickson Standing together with women, organizations, and policy-makers to make the world a better place is what the Maine Women’s Lobby has been doing for more than 35 years. That’s […]

  • Comments Off on Standing together to make a better world

Learn. Share. Act.    Those were the words we used in planning the first ever Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security two years ago. That autumn day we shined a light on the policies that could help all Maine women and their families meet their basic needs, get a strong education, and have access to […]

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