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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 […]

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“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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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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Today we celebrated Women’s Equality Day in honor of the day ninety-five years ago that most women in America won the right to vote—though many Native American and African American women had to fight even longer to actually be able to exercise that right. We honored the work of the suffragettes who worked so hard […]

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