LEARN. SHARE. LEAD.
The Maine Women’s Policy Center (MWPC) was founded in 1990 to improve the economic, social, and political status of women and girls in Maine through research, public policy, and leadership development. MWPC works for systemic change by organizing, training, and supporting women and girls to effectively participate in the policy-making process.
Our four focus areas:
Maine women will be able to meet their basic needs, access education & job training programs, and employment. Workplace policies in our state and nation will reflect the realities of families in the 21st century.
Access to Health Care
Maine women will have access to high quality and affordable mental and physical health care, including reproductive health care.
Civil Rights and Freedom from Discrimination
Maine women will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, disability, religion, etc.
Freedom from Violence
Maine women will lead safe and secure lives, free of violence, harassment, or sexual assault.