Voting Tuesday! November 26, 2019

Voting Tuesday! November 26, 2019

It’s Voting Tuesday!Today we’re talking about state legislative races. Why are legislatures important? Well, for one thing, the vast majority of policy regulating reproductive health care is enacted in state legislatures.Pro-choice legislatures vote to expand access...
PechaKucha Night Midcoast

PechaKucha Night Midcoast

PechaKucha (Japanese for “chit chat”) is the world’s fastest-growing storytelling platform, used by millions around the globe.PechaKucha is what “Show and Tell” always dreamed of becoming.20 slides. 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Simple. Engaging....
Word to the Wise: Lessons from History

Word to the Wise: Lessons from History

Two important days bookend November.  Election Day on November 5th and Thanksgiving on November 28. On November 5, 1919, Maine’s Legislature granted women the right to vote.  Maine was the 19th state to do so. Everywhere women had been fighting for this right...
Jane’s Story

Jane’s Story

[Background: Jane Fisher is part of the GRR! team in Maine. Several months ago, her story was featured on NBC.com. Today she is battling Stage 3 Colon Cancer. Jane is a shero and a dear friend and continues to advise us despite aggressive treatments. We hope she is an...