Bangor Area Commons 5/5/11

Producer/Host: Meaghan LaSala
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Topics: First, a brief interview with Charlene Francis about the Penobscot Nation’s hosting of the Mother Earth Water Walk that will pass through the Bangor area on Sunday 5/8 on its way from Machias to Bad River, Wisconsin. Then, a conversation about the recent contract agreement between Eastern Maine Medical Center and unionized nurses.

Charlene Francis, of the Penobscot Nation organizing events for the Mother Earth Water Walk.
Coralee Giles, President of the Maine State Nurses Association
Jessie Mellott, Eastern Maine Medical Center nurse, Med/Surg floor
Jack McKay, Director of Food and Medicine, Worker Rights Board of Eastern Maine