Maine

Elected officials:

Legal and anti-discrimination resources:

  • ACLU of Maine
  • Equality Maine (“Work to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the state through political action, education, and collaboration”)
  • Human Rights Campaign, Maine (“Fights for LGBTQ equality in Maine alongside state and local groups and lawmakers”)
  • Maine Immigrant Resource Center (“Organized to assist immigrant and refugee women and children living in Maine in a manner which reflects their gender and cultural practices”)

Media, blogs, and online resources:

Organizations:

  • Environment Maine (“Through our research reports, news conferences, interviews with reporters, op-eds, letters to the editor, and more, we raise awareness of environmental issues and advance sensible solutions.”)
  • Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment (“Maintain and enhance environmental quality in the Gulf of Maine to allow for sustainable resource use by existing and future generations.”)
  • Indivisible (“Demystify congressional advocacy. Support the community of local groups putting the Indivisible Guide into action.”)
  • League of Women Voters of Maine (“Nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate.”)
  • Maine AFL-CIO
  • Maine Citizens for Clean Elections (Nonpartisan org “working to ensure that Maine’s campaign finance laws, elections, and government serve the public interest, both in principle and in practice.”)
  • Maine Coast Heritage Trust (“Conserves and stewards Maine’s coastal lands and islands for their renowned scenic beauty, ecological value, outdoor recreational opportunities, and contribution to community well-being.”)
  • Maine Conservation Voters (“Cultivates and uses political power to conserve and protect Maine’s environment. MCV helps pass laws that protect our environmental legacy, elects pro-environment candidates to office, and holds our elected officials accountable, without regard to political party.”)
  • Maine Democratic Party
  • Maine Family Planning (“Ensure that all Maine people have access to high-quality, affordable reproductive health care, comprehensive sexual health education, and the right to control their reproductive lives.”)
  • Maine Freedom of Information Coalition (“Educate all Mainers, from individual citizens to educators, students, the media, legal professionals, public and business officials, about their rights and responsibilities as citizens in our democracy.”)
  • Maine Gun Safety Coalition (“Working to end gun violence in Maine through safe and responsible gun use”)
  • Maine People’s Alliance (“Bring individuals and organizations together to realize shared goals. We focus on leadership development to increase the number of citizen leaders prepared to work for positive social change.”)
  • Maine Progressive Party (“Agree with Senator Sanders? Support a New Deal for America? Come Join the Third Aisle. Progressive Cooperation-Shared Goals, Corporation Free!”)
  • Maine Women’s Lobby (“Bring the voice of Maine women through public policy development, education, and advocacy focused on four core issues: economic security, health care and reproductive rights, civil rights, and freedom from violence.”)
  • Natural Resources Council of Maine (“Protecting, restoring, and conserving Maine’s environment, now and for future generations”)
  • Occupy Maine (“Changing the conversation and giving voice to the 99%”)
  • Outright Lewiston/Auburn (“Create safe and affirming environments for LGBTQ youth”)
  • Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund

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