Posts Tagged ‘Maine Women’s Policy Center

Save the Date! Cosmetics on Trial – The Verdict Is In Come join a campaigning group of young women as they discuss the need for chemical policy reform in the cosmetic industry and the results of their testing of twelve personal care products. One month ago these young women shipped off some of their favorite […]

Last week the Maine Women’s Fund announced the recipients of their 2008 – 2009 grant cycle.  They have awarded nearly $80,000 in social grants to nine Maine organizations.  Each of these grant recipients have a long history of promoting and implementing social change in Maine. The Maine Women’s Policy Center is very excited and appreciative to […]

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: […]

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 […]

Members of the Women’s Leadership Action Coalition spent the day at the State House – learning the ropes, understanding the impact of the state budget, and hearing from the Legislature’s trifecta of women leaders: Senate President Libby Mitchell, Speaker Hannah Pingree, and Senate Majority Leader Lisa Marrache. Their advice: “let your legislators know you’re here!” Done. The […]


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