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Events and Opportunities

 

2014-15 Civic Forum Series

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
7:30pm
Olin Arts Auditorium
Presentation on the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the history, necessity, and process of this historic truth commission designed to address what has happened to native children and families in the Maine child welfare system.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
7:30pm
Muskie Archives
Lecture by the Hon. James Tierney, former Speaker of the Maine House, former Maine Attorney General, currently on the Columbia Law School faculty, on the Impact of Immigrants on Maine’s Economic Future.Monday, November 3, 2014
7:30pm
Muskie Archives
Presentation by the iDebate Rwanda team on the use of debate in providing Rwandan youth with a  means of overcoming the consequences and legacy of genocide through the representation of memory in debate, literary, and other artistic forms.

2014-15 Public Works in Progress Series

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
12-1pm
New Commons 201
Spotlight on Summer Students’ Work: Part One

Monday, September 29, 2014
12-1pm
New Commons 226
Spotlight on Summer Students’ Work: Part Two

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
12-1pm
New Commons 2221/222
Spotlight on Summer Students’ Work: Part Three

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12-1pm
New Commons 221
Phyllis Graber Jensen; “All Points North Project”

Student Opportunities

Elect Her: Campus Women Win
Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:30am-4pm
Wells Conference Center, the University of Maine
A five-hour training workshop where you will learn about women and politics, listen to inspiring local campaign winners, and participate in interactive campaign exercises.  For more information and to register, visit: http://umaine.edu/elect-her/.

D4D on the Road Workshop
Saturday, January 24, 2015
10am-4pm
Muskie Archives
The D4D on the Road workshops, hosted at Periclean colleges and universities, provide training in how to develop effective advocacy and education campaigns. Experts empower participants to advance their particular issue or cause. Participants will focus on practicing concrete skills, including strategic planning, power mapping, grassroots organizing, and message development.
Registration information coming soon!


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