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immigration

Welcome Center will integrate immigrants, incubate new businesses

At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, Senator Angus King and Portland City Councilor Pious Ali helped open a new Immigrant Welcome Center in downtown Portland. The Welcome Center provides a

racial justice

Maine immigrants and allies stand united against hate in Lewiston

More than 250 Mainers gathered at the Franco Center in Lewiston on Saturday to show their support for immigrant families in the state and to advocate for sensible immigration policies.

housing

Mayor Strimling backs Pious Ali for City Council

Pious Ali’s campaign for an at-large seat on Portland’s City Council received another major endorsement over the weekend, as Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling added his support in a video testimonial.

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Pious Ali endorsed by city councilors, state representatives

At a City Hall press conference yesterday, Portland school board member Pious Ali’s campaign for an at-large city council seat announced a set of new endorsements, including current and former

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Maine People’s Alliance endorses Pious Ali for Portland City Council

For the first time, the Maine People’s Alliance, a statewide progressive advocacy group, has made endorsements in Portland’s contested City Council races. In the high-profile contest for an at-large council

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Mainers plan to meet Trump with peaceful protest

Mainers are planning to make sure a visit by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to Portland this Thursday is met with a show of opposition to his candidacy, his racist

gender

Love trumps hate as Mainers protest candidate’s visit to Portland

Chanting “From Kittery to Calais to old Fort Kent, Trump is not our President!”, Mainers packed Congress Square Park in downtown Portland this morning to protest the visit of Republican