Webmaster note: I’ve posted this as received as “news” and information with an opportunity for interested Grangers to make their voices heard… There is no intended endorsement.
To the Maine State Grange:
I hope this message finds you well! My name is Kate Power and I work with the Permanent Commission for the Status of Women (PCSW). The PCSW is government-appointed group dedicated to improving opportunities for women and girls. As such, we advise the Governor and members of the Legislature about policy and social issues affecting women and girls in the state.
As a part of this work, we’re asking for public feedback. Specifically, we’d like to identify what issues are the most challenging for Maine women and girls, and what could be done to help. We’re doing this primarily through an online survey developed by the PCSW.
I was hoping that you might be willing to pass along the survey to people in the Maine Granges whom you think might be interested (participants, volunteers, whomever!) – we’re trying to get as many Maine voices as we can. The surveys are anonymous, and the answers will be reviewed by the Commission and directly influence the recommendations and policy positions that we take moving forward.
HERE is the link to the survey. (http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JSKRP3C). If hard copies of the survey are needed, please contact me at katherinepowermaineedu (katherinepowermaineedu)
Any and all help you’re willing to offer is greatly appreciated! Please don’t hesitate to contact me at this email address if you have any questions. For more about the PCSW itself, please visit our page on the Secretary of State’s site: www.maine.gov/sos/womenscomm.htm.