Hancock County Dems meeting May 20

ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Democratic Committee will hold an online meeting on Thursday, May 20, from 7-8:15 p.m. The meeting will take place via Zoom.

The committee’s meetings are continuing to address various aspects of President Biden’s Build Back Better programs. At the May 20 meeting, speakers will address the need to improve racial equity with leading representatives to learn how to Build Back Better toward a multi-racial society in Maine.

Chief Kirk Francis of the Penobscot Nation will speak about his work to bring greater equity for his people and sovereignty to the Penobscot Nation. In addition, Michelle Merica, teacher leader of the Mount Desert Island High School Civil Rights Team and Anti-Racist Task Force, will address what the students have been doing.

Registration for the meeting is required.

For more information or to register, visit www.hancockdems.org.

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