Audre Lorde said, “Revolution is not a one time event,” so show up, and show up often. Oppression doesn’t focus on just one group and our activism shouldn’t either. In the month of Pride, amidst continued racial injustice, and to keep a light on immigration beyond the Supreme Court’s recent DACA decision, here are suggested resources for reading, donating, and acting on these pressing issues. Our recommendations are local to Maine, but a quick google search will produce info (organizations, education, etc.) for your specific location.
Maine Public’s Why Is Maine So White? And What It Means To Ask The Question
Maine Initiatives’s Resource Guide: Racial Justice 101
Sign this petition to push for Maine to repair its racist treatment of the residents of Malaga Island.
Attend Indigo Arts Alliance’s virtual Beautiful Black Bird Children’s Book Festival featuring Black authors and illustrators.
Maine Public’s LGBTQ+ Life in Maine: Past, Present & Future
EqualityMaine’s 35 Years of EqualityMaine Recognizes 35 LGBTQ+ Mainers
WGME’s Maine immigrants celebrate DACA ruling by US Supreme Court
Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project’s Immigrant Beacon