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.

READ
Maine Public’s Why Is Maine So White? And What It Means To Ask The Question
Maine Initiatives’s Resource Guide: Racial Justice 101

DONATE
Black Lives Matter PortlandACLU of Maine FoundationChoose Yourself

ACT
Sign this petition to push for Maine to repair its racist treatment of the residents of Malaga Island.

LISTEN
Maine Public’s LGBTQ+ Life in Maine: Past, Present & Future

READ
EqualityMaine’s 35 Years of EqualityMaine Recognizes 35 LGBTQ+ Mainers

DONATE
GLSENMaineTransNetPortland Outright

ACT
Is your doctor LGBTQ knowledgeable? Submit their name to the provider database at mainequeerhealth.org

READ
WGME’s Maine immigrants celebrate DACA ruling by US Supreme Court
Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project’s Immigrant Beacon

DONATE
Immigrant Legal Advocacy ProjectMano en ManoPresente! via People’s Emergency Fund

ACT
Call your Representatives to support the immediate release of detained immigrants

PLEASE REMEMBER TO VOTE! The US General Election is on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The deadline to request an absentee ballot by telephone (contact your Municipal Clerk) or online is 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 29.