Their intent is to share, what they call, a ‘complete’ and ‘truthful’ history of Maine to ensure, as they put it, “the vision of Maine’s history and future is 2020.”

Click here for more information or to nominate someone:https://hhrcmaine.org/vision2020/

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Description This interactive, virtual professional development will introduce participants to the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards. After exploring available resources, participants will leave with an understanding of how to authentically…

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Description This interactive, virtual professional development will introduce participants to the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards. After exploring available resources, participants will leave with an understanding of how to authentically…

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By the fall of 2010, I was emotionally exhausted and had come to the realization that I needed to be honest with myself, to save myself. But those words are easier said, than the reality of showing up to work, as a well known high school teacher and track coach in Southern Maine, as Ms Drew instead of Mr. Drew. What I didn’t know then was I was to become one of the first OUT transgender public school teachers in Maine, and one of the first transgender high school coaches in the country.

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“It takes no compromise to give people their rights…it takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give people freedom. It takes no survey to…

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“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” – Nelson Mandela

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“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home – so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the…

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Education is the point at which we decide whether we love the world enough to assume responsibility for it and by the same token to save it from that ruin, which, except for renewal, except for the coming of the new and the young, would be inevitable.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2020 CONTACTS: Shenna Bellows, Executive Director shenna@hhrcmaine.org (207) 776-5404 Marpheen Chann, Development & Communications Associate marpheen@hhrcmaine.org (207) 245-2173 The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of…

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In April 1985, Governor Brennan hosted tea at the Blaine House in Augusta for a small group of Holocaust survivors and allies to commemorate Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Day of…

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