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April 2018

What’s At Stake?: Maine Women & the 2018 Elections

April 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
General Bryant E. Moore Community & Conference Center, 5 General Moore Way
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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The Alliance for Maine Women is hosting an interactive & family-friendly voter engagement event that addresses what is at stake for Maine women in the 2018 elections. The day will include discussion, voter registration, informational tabling by Alliance organizations, an educational presentation on Ranked Choice Voting by the League of Women Voters of Maine, as well as a workshop on holding values-based conversations about democracy & elections in our communities. Light refreshments provided, as well as child care. Open to…

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May 2018

USM Fighting Forward Abortion Advocacy Training

May 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Southern Maine – Portland Campus, Hannaford Hall Portland, ME United States + Google Map

To commemorate 45 years of Roe v. Wade, Maine Family Planning is offering intensive trainings in different locales around the state that invite reproductive rights supporters to deepen their knowledge & skills around abortion advocacy & join us in our efforts to expand access & promote justice in 2018 and onward. There are many new challenges ahead, and also opportunities for bold action. We’re investing in each other for the long haul. Won't you join us? WHO: Champions of reproductive…

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5th Annual Birds & the Bees Soirée

May 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Rd
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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Get Jazzed About New Orleans at Our 5th Annual Signature Fundraising Event: The 2017 Birds and the Bees Spring Soirée Superb food and drink  |  Best company ever Live music  |  Fabulous silent auction Please invest in Maine Family Planning by making the 2018 Spring Soirée a successful fundraising event! Sponsor the Soirée | Attend the Soirée Buy a raffle ticket — Win a trip to the Big Easy!   To download a sponsorship form detailing sponsorship benefits, click here. To purchase your sponsorship or…

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June 2018

4th Annual LGBTQ+ Health Conference

June 29, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Eastern Maine Community College, Rangeley Hall, 268 Sylvan Road.
Bangor, ME United States
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Hosted by the Maine Health Equity Alliance, this annual conference brings together providers and community members to learn about LGBTQ+ health disparities and build collaborative energy around their different work to address these issues across Maine. The 4th Annual conference will take place on June 29 in Bangor at Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) and focus on advocacy for LGBTQ+ people and their healthcare. Maine Family Planning staff will present a workshop entitled Abortion as an LGBTQ+ Issue & Right. This session will explore…

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September 2018

Portland Fighting Forward Abortion Advocacy Training

September 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Southern Maine – Portland Campus, Hannaford Hall Portland, ME United States + Google Map
Free

To commemorate 45 years of Roe v. Wade, Maine Family Planning is offering intensive trainings in different locales around the state that invite reproductive rights supporters to deepen their knowledge & skills around abortion advocacy & join us in our efforts to expand access & promote justice in 2018 and onward. There are many new challenges ahead, and also opportunities for bold action. We’re investing in each other for the long haul. Won't you join us? WHO: Champions of reproductive…

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October 2018

Reproductive Justice Teach-In

October 3, 2018 @ 3:40 pm - 5:30 pm
UMaine Farmington, Roberts 101 Farmington, Maine + Google Map
Free

MFP is teaming up with Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights for an interactive presentation including storytelling, and open discussion about the realities of restricted reproductive health and justice before and after Roe v. Wade. This presentation is aligned with a co-curricular UMF focus on the major political events and social movements of 1968. Presentation will take place in Roberts 101 on the UMaine- Farmington campus. Open to public. Contact Cait Vaughan with questions: cvaughan@mainefamilyplanning.org.

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Abortion Care 101

October 10, 2018 @ 2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
UMaine Fort Kent, Nadeau Hall
Fort Kent,
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Free

Learn about the realities of abortion care & access in Maine Get answers to your questions Engage in a non-judgmental & safe learning environment Presented by Maine Family Planning staff to the Student Nursing Organization @ UMaine Fort Kent, but open to the public and fellow providers as well.  

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Gubernatorial Forum on Women’s Economic Security

October 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Southern Maine – Portland Campus, Hannaford Hall Portland, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Please join MFP, the Maine Women's Policy Center, and allied partner organizations on October 21st as we highlight key policy issues, and educate candidates, the media, and the public on why issues of economic security are so pivotal to the success of Maine women, children, and families. Where: Hannaford Hall at the University of Southern Maine Light refreshments will be served during a reception in the lobby from 5:30PM-6:30PM. This is a FREE event and open to the public! This…

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January 2019

Fighting Forward Abortion Advocacy Training @ Bates College

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bates College Lewiston, + Google Map

Maine Family Planning is offering intensive trainings in different locales around the state that invite reproductive rights supporters to deepen their knowledge & skills around abortion advocacy & join us in our efforts to expand access & promote justice in 2019 and onward. There are many new challenges ahead, and also opportunities for bold action. We’re investing in each other for the long haul. Won't you join us? Registration Required: https://goo.gl/forms/3RfHu6d9lMt4yLC02 WHO: Champions of reproductive rights (and newcomers!) who want…

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February 2019

Harm Reduction 101 & Naloxone Training

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Commons at Central Hall, 152 Main St.
Dover-Foxcroft, United States
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Maine Family Planning is partnering with Maine Access Points & The Commons at Central Hall to bring this engaging, community-based public health education event to Dover-Foxcroft. The program will include a review of the basic principles of harm reduction, a practical demonstration of how to administer Naloxone to someone experiencing an overdose, as well as discussion of proposed policy changes related to substance use & treatment being considered in the legislature this session. WHAT IS HARM REDUCTION? Harm Reduction is…

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