Oct. 15th, 2008 | 04:27 pm
PLEASE JOIN US!
THE SECOND ANNUAL MAINE SYMPOSIUM ON POVERTY, ECONOMIC AND FOOD SECURITY
Monday, October 27, 2008
Augusta Civic Center
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
No conference fee. Lunch provided.
The Symposium will focus on the systemic causes of poverty and be a call to action, featuring presentations by Nicole Witherbee of Maine Center for Economic Policy and Maura Daly, VP of Government Relations and Advocacy at Feeding America.
The Symposium will also feature the first public airing of "Maine Voices" - a project that presents real people in real settings talking about poverty in Maine. The afternoon breakout sessions will address Energy, Health Care, Affordable Housing
Join us as we develop strategies and policy recommendations to provide economic security for all Maine people.
For more information, go to: http://www.endingpovertyinmaine.org
To register for the conference, go to:
We will make every effort to provide child care and transportation reimbursement for those who need it.
As we meet to address the structural issues of poverty and hunger in Maine, we also have immediate needs for our food banks, right now. There will be an opportunity to donate nonperishable items or make a financial contribution at