Racial Justice in Action: Work Happening Across Maine to Forward Greater Racial Justice

Feb 8, 2021

Credit Maine Public

A look at what has happened across the state to forward racial justice since the protests erupted last summer in the wake of George Floyd’s death. From state action to youth activism to police reform, local governments, schools, police departments and community groups are taking steps to raise awareness and implement change for greater racial justice.

Guests

Dustin Ward, racial equity and reconciliation advocate; founder of It Is Time …; former pastor

Sean Lally, chief, Westbrook Police Department

Dr. Noelle Chaddock, vice president for equity & inclusion, Bates College

Abdul Ali, activist for juvenile justice and racial equity

Carin Schykterz, chair, Bangor School Board

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