Vision for an Equitable Maine groups call for equitable solutions as the legislature enters the 130th home stretch

AUGUSTA, ME — Vision for an Equitable Maine (VEM), a network of more than 60 nonprofit organizations, will hold a press conference to call on lawmakers to deliver a pandemic recovery that includes everyone and addresses systemic inequities. Speakers will address the four 2022 equity legislative priorities called for by the Vision groups.
Who: Representatives from Vision for an Equitable Maine, a coalition of more than 60 nonprofit and advocacy organizations, and speakers including:
Isreal Mosely, Maine Children’s Alliance Ambassador
Maulian Dana, Tribal Ambassador, Penobscot Nation
Lado Ladoka, League of Women Voters of Maine and Maine Citizen for Clean Elections
Crystal Cron, Presente Maine
Joby Thoyalil, Maine Coalition on Racial Equity (CORE)
What: Press conference calling for a budget and legislative agenda that prioritize equity. Click here to view Vision for an Equitable Maine’s 2022 Priority Agenda.
When: Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 29 at 11 AM
Why: With only a few weeks remaining in the 130th Legislature, groups from across the state are uniting in support of policy priorities that will help Maine address major inequities in housing, health care, and Indigenous rights and self-determination.