Current priorities: Worker justice, racial justice, and leadership development.
Recent achievement: Mano en Mano supported community members’ access to emergency funds through the Estamos Aquí Mutual aid fund. As of May 2022, this fund has redistributed $613,358, supporting a total of 2,991 individuals across the state of Maine.
How does MaineShare benefit you?: It is a meaningful partnership that helps our organization work towards our mission of supporting immigrants and migrant workers to thrive in Maine.
Recent achievements: MPRC-trained volunteers have been part of successful legislative campaigns in the past year around drug policy reform and affordable housing.
How does MaineShare benefit you?: We are committed to the idea that social justice organizations should be funded to the greatest extent possible by everyday people for whom policy reforms matter most.
Recent achievement: OSHA Susan Harwood training grant to train workers in a wide variety of courses, from general rights under OSHA, to blood borne pathogens, to job hazard analysis and many more.
How does MaineShare benefit you?: Being able to connect with this amazing set of non-profits and hearing how the tiny ones with big ideas and the larger ones all have and do work together is why we joined and why we remain a member.
Recent achievement: Winning a full dental care benefit for customers of MaineCare.