This Week in Activism
If you want to help make Maine a better place, here are three things you can do over the next few days.
Maine Won't Discriminate voter ID canvass
When: Saturday, May 7th, 9:30am-2:00pm
Where: EqualityMaine office at 1 Pleasant Street, (4th floor) in Portland
Info: Work to build grassroots support for equal rights legislation
Protest against illegal labor practices
When: 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 9th
Where: 96 Parkway South, Brewer (DHL/Rydbom headquarters)
Info: This picket is in response to the DHL parcel company firing 23 long-time employees after they formed a Union.
A bipartisan group will present letters signed by 32 area business, Congressman Mike Michaud, Governor John Baldacci, Senate Minority Leader Paul Davis, Secretary of State Matt Dunlop, and hundreds of others, which tell DHL/Rydbom that illegal union busting is unacceptable in Maine.
Contact: Penobscot County Democratic Committee
Maine Citizen Leadership Fund phone canvass
When: Any time over the next few weeks
Where: MCLF office in Portland or from home
Info: Lobby for the proposal that would ensure that no homeowner pays more than 5% of their income in property taxes.
Contact: Jon at MCLF
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