Organizing, elections and being a foster parent

Organizing, elections and being a foster parent

In this episode of the Beacon Podcast, Mike is joined by Jennie Pirkl, Portland-Area community organizer for the Maine People’s Alliance. They discuss what she’s been working on and the results of Tuesday’s election (including municipal races, Ben’s ongoing campaign and gathering the signatures necessary to place a minimum wage increase on next year’s ballot).

In a bit of a follow-up to last week’s conversation about fatherhood, Jennie also discusses her experience as a foster parent who recently adopted a daughter.

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Photo: Jennie, Paityn and Chris on their adoption day

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