Archive for the ‘Maine Women’s Policy Center’ Category

“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 […]

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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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Good morning, and thank you for coming.  I am Eliza Townsend, Executive Director of the Maine Women’s Policy Center, and I am delighted to welcome you to our second Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security. At the Policy Center, we research the challenges facing women and their families and recommend policies to address them, as […]

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We’re super excited that the second Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security is just one week away. There’s still time to register for this energizing and informative event. Our hours are filled with final preparations: putting together materials, ordering the food, checking in with the many fantastic speakers and presenters…there’s much to do. Maine Women’s […]

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It’s almost here: the second Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security! We’re busy putting the final touches on the program and we couldn’t be more excited. That’s why we wanted to give you a first glimpse of what the day will look like. Quick Look at the Program: 8:00 AM:    Doors Open/Breakfast 8:45 AM:    Welcome […]

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