Organizing for Change: Labor as a Key to Social and Environmental Justice Panel Presentation

On 4/21/21, an esteemed panel of guests reflected on the PRO Act – legislation to support a strong labor movement as central to other progressive causes such as climate change and racial justice. 


  • Matt Schlobohm, Bates graduate and Executive Director of the Maine AFL-CIO
  • Professor Michael Hillard, labor historian at the University of Southern Maine 
  • State Senator Chloe Maxmin, champion of Maine’s Green New Deal 
  • Michaela Flint, Portland Museum of Art worker
  • Chelsea Farrell, UAW2110 organizer
  • Professor Francis Eanes, moderator 

Click here to watch a recording on YouTube.