Ilze Peterson was program coordinator for the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine for 20 years before her retirement.
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Saturday, September 17, 2016
Real Change in Democracy Comes Not in the Voting Booth But Activism at the Grass-Roots
Many years ago, the late Judy Guay, a low-income woman from Bangor, founded the Maine Association of Interdependent Neighborhoods in order to advocate for the neediest in our state. I remember she said “democracy is not a spectator sport.” But each time I turn on the television, listen to the radio...