Here are a few upcoming events sponsored by members and allies. If you have questions, please contact the sponsoring group.
No Class statewide meeting
No Class (statewide group working on classism issues meets monthly. For more info, contact: Larry Dansinger/No Class, rosc(AT)psouth(DOT)net or (207) 525-7776
Moving Choice Forward for ME
Celebration and Rally for the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Wed., January 23, 2013,
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Hall of Flags, State House, Augusta. Sponsor: Maine Choice Coalition.
19th annual Changing Maine Gathering
Sunday, January 27, 2013 (snow date TBA) “Feminist Values: Abundance or Scarcity? Feminism Beyond Equality - Reclaiming the Domestic Sphere”. Viles (Pine Tree State) Arboretum, 153 Hospital St., Augusta, 10am - 4pm. Pot luck lunch. Childcare available on request. Sliding scale fee $20 - $0. Sponsored by ROSC + CODEPINK State of Maine & Portland. For more info: Larry Dansinger, rosc(AT)psouth(DOT)net or (207) 525-7776
Maine People’s Alliance Lobby Day
Tuesday, February 12th, State House – Augusta. For more info: Gen Lysen, 782-7876
ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare
Monday, March 4, 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Film Viewing & Discussion at 6 locations. View and discuss this informative movie, and to learn more about how to improve healthcare in Maine. University of Maine: Augusta; Auburn; Portland; Presque Isle; Machias; and Orono. More information at www.mainequalitycounts.org or call: 207.622.3374, ext. 218.
My Maine Connection: www.Maine.gov/MyMaineConnection
MMC the online ‘portal’ for some of Maine’s public assistance programs managed by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). It lets you apply for benefits online. It also has a screening tool to see if you might be eligible for certain programs. You can now complete your annual recertification forms online too! This applies to MaineCare and other medical programs like DEL and MaineRx, the Food Supplement Program (formerly Food Stamps), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and the Child Care Subsidy Program (CCSP).