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  • RadioActive 1/7/16

    Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco
    Issue: Environmental and Social Justice

    Program Topic: Alliance for a Common Good’s Rally of Unity at start of Legislative Session in Augusta

    Key Discussion Points:
    1) A broad network of Maine organizations and movements, gathered under the banner the Alliance for the Common Good, held their 4th annual Rally of Unity at the capitol in Augusta at the open of the legislative session, on January 6th.
    2) Participants shared updates on current struggles and victories, and campaigns for the coming year.
    3) Some of the points of unity shared by Alliance for a Common Good participants include:

    Respect for community sovereignty.
    An economy that protects our environment.
    Reserving Maine money for Maine people.
    Keeping money out of politics.

    Jim Freeman, environmental and social justice activist, Rally of Unity moderator
    Betsy Garrold, Food For Maine’s Future, Local Food Rules
    Rev. Carie Johnson. Unitarian Universalist Church, Augusta, UU State Advocacy Network
    Fredrick, Bernie Sanders campaign
    Hendrick Gideonse, Stop the East West Corridor
    Sherri Mitchell, member of the Penobscot Tribe, indigenous rights attorney

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    Published on January 7, 2016 · Filed under: RadioActive; Tagged as: ,
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