Next Week: COVID-19 Vaccines and *Endorsement Vote* on L.D. 2

Portland Democratic City Committee

Can you believe it’s been one year since the COVID-19 emergency was first declared here in Portland? Recently, Maine has made some great progress in the effort against COVID-19, as well as some new changes to its vaccine strategy and safety guidelines.  

In light of this anniversary and these recent changes, PDCC is hosting a community conversation with Kristine Jenkins, the Cumberland District Public Health Liaison, at this month’s meeting. Join us on March 18 to talk about the current COVID-19 outlook, ask questions, and voice any comments or concerns regarding the State’s public health plan.

PDCC March Meeting:

COVID-19 Conversation with Kristine Jenkins, Cumberland District Public Health Liaison

Thursday, March 18, 6:30-8:00pm

(Register here) (Agenda here)


At our March 18 meeting we will attempt to hold an official vote seeking the committee’s endorsement of L.D. 2 “An Act To Require the Inclusion of Racial Impact Statements in the Legislative Process.”

Portland Representative Rachel Talbot Ross spoke at our last meeting about L.D. 2 and other pending legislation promoting racial equity in Maine. You can watch our February 18 conversation here.

All Portland residents who are present at the March 18 virtual meeting and currently enrolled in the Democratic Party may partake in the vote.

And tonight: Cumberland County Forum with the Maine Dems

Join the Maine Democratic Party to debrief the 2020 election and preview the work ahead. We’ll talk about building upon the successes and momentum of the last two years and lay the groundwork we need to contest every single race — from the top of the ballot all the way down to local municipal elections.

Thursday, Mar. 11 6:00-8:00pm (Register here)

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