February 7 at 2pm, Camden Public Library:
A Passion for Human Rights: Allison McKellar
Allison will speak about her struggle to be more than just a bystander when it comes to the crisis in Syria. She’ll discuss her work with NuDay Syria: delivering food, medical supplies, clothing, and her project of collecting marine shrink-wrap for tents and hospitals.
March 20 at 2pm, Camden Public Library:
Maine’s Advocate for Women: Eliza Townsend
Eliza will discuss current legislative and legal issues that specifically impact women. She brings a vast array of experience serving in the public and private sectors: in Maine’s House of Representatives, as Commissioner of the Maine Department of Conservation, and now as the Executive Director of the Maine Women’s Lobby and the Maine Women’s Policy Center.
April 17 at 2pm, Camden Public Library:
Wabanaki REACH: Reconciliation, Engagement, Advocacy, Change, and Healing: Penthea Burns
Panthea will speak about her involvement in the development of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission, focused on the trauma, losses and resulting needs of Tribal members who were taken from their family, culture and community when they were placed in state foster care.
June 4 Venue tbd:
Next Step RUN!: Women Running for Political Office: Pam Maus
Pam created this documentary film featuring four women running for elective office and how they each aim to bring integrity to the legislative process through consensus, collaboration, and inclusion. Come watch the film, learn about elective process, and meet some of the candidates featured in the film.