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Women’s Day at the State House (Augusta)

May 10 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for Women’s Day at the State House! Connect with organizations that work on issues that matter to Maine women and families, learn about the Alliance for Maine Women’s priorities for the 2017 legislative session, and connect with your legislators to make your voice heard in the halls of the State House!

We’re asking attendees to wear RED!

Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7NQWKGV

Additional Information:

8:00 AM: Registration in the Cross Cafe
Begin the day with a cup of coffee and a snack in the Cross Cafe and meet other attendees while you wait for the Legislative Updates and Lobbying 101 session to begin or head up to the Hall of Flags and learn more about organizations that work on issues you care about.
8:00 AM: Tabling in the Hall of Flags
Connect with legislators, visit with coalition organizations at their table displays, and meet other women who care about the issues that matter to you.
8:30 – 9:30 AM: Legislative Updates and Lobbying 101 in the Cross Cafe
Join us as we look at the issues that matter to Maine women and girls and learn about opportunities to engage throughout the 2017 Legislative Session.
9:30 – 10:30 AM: Speaker Panel
A panel featuring women from diverse communities around the state who can speak from their own experiences about the issues impacting women in their communities.
10:30 – 11:30 AM: Meet Your Legislators in the Hall of Flags
Find your legislator here: http://www.maine.gov/portal/government/edemocracy/voter_lookup.php and connect with them ahead of time to let them know you’ll be at Women’s Day at the State House and want to meet with them in the Hall of Flags to dicuss issues that are important to you.
11:45 – 12:30 PM: Rally for Maine Women and Girls
Join us as we take a united stand for women and girls in Maine!
12:15 – 1:00 PM: Take an optional tour of the State House!
12:30 – 1:00 PM: Lunch on Your Own
*There is a cafeteria in the Cross Office Building.
*Be sure to check out the organization tables in the Hall of Flags.
1:00 – 2:00 PM: Workshops
Workshop 1: What is Reproductive Justice?
Workshop 2: Lived Experiences and Legislative Possibilities
2:00 – 3:00 PM: Workshops
Workshop 1: What is Reproductive Justice?
Workshop 2: Lived Experiences and Legislative Possibilities

 

Organizer

Maine Women’s Lobby
Website:
http://www.mainewomen.org/

Venue

Maine State House
210 State St
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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