Uncomplicating Sisterhood

Sisterhood: noun: sisterhood; plural noun: sisterhoods; noun: Sisterhood 1.1 the relationship between sisters. “much of sisterhood is about sharing lipsticks” the feeling of kinship with and closeness to a group of women or all women. “Canadian feminists acknowledge their sisterhood with women around the globe” 1.2 an association, society, or community of women linked by a common interest,…

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Last Week

Last week we marched. We marched in Maine and we marched in D.C. We marched with other Women’s March organizers, marchers, donors, and allies. We marched mad! And then we went home. Except a handful who did not. That hand full, or really two handfuls, of folks still around after the march were the organizers.…

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A Statement from Women’s March Maine

Women’s March Maine (WMM) is a grassroots network led by community activists, who are each unpaid volunteers. WMM is currently an independent state chapter affiliated with Women’s March Inc., organized in community with many sister chapters and thousands of organizers and activists throughout the country. Each of us come to this movement for different reasons,…

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3 days to March

For Real the internet will not distract me today!!! So the major questions that come from new marchers is basically one question. “How do we march?” A1. As yourself. If you want to come painted green and dressed as the statue of liberty holding a banner and a few signs as well. Go for it.…

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4 Days to March

Actually 3 because it is nearly 10AM Good Morning Marchers! The count down to the #womenswave is ticking away. There’s the rest of today and then 3 full days until we join hundreds of other sister marches around the world. Eeep! Even though marchers are from all over the globe they share the Unity Principals as a guide…

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Women's March Regional Groups

5 DAYs!!! until #WomensWave

BUS from Portland to DC I have nothing but many thanks to give. Our bus is almost full! We have only 10 seats left. I am watching dutifully the submission times of RSVPs because coming soon is a full bus and a waitlist. With only 10 seats and 4 days until Friday’s departure I can…

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Dirigo DC

2017 Sarah’s March Story (cont.) Hello Marchers! Yesterday I told you all of my kiddo missing the 2017 march because they didn’t hand in their homework. What I didn’t say is I almost missed the march too. Sometimes following through with consequences with kiddos means parents share those consequences. Kiddo was my second driver to…

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Lessons from Women’s March Past

In 2017 my kiddo was making me parent hard. They had not done any homework for months and I had to put my foot down. The ultimatum: hand in anything to any teacher, or no trip to DC. Well, they didn’t go. I REGRET that moment of parenting. My kiddo missed the march. They missed the amazing…

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#WomensWave

Hello Marchers! We are back. We have accomplished so much in 2 years and we are still here. Some folks need a reminder that these last 2 years have been femme powered. A quick FYI about what is happening and how to stay updated: There is a bus confirmed leaving Portland to DC info and…

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