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Blog comes to a close after four years

In service to our clients and in respect to the workload, we are no longer maintaining the Sheltering Tree blog. We deeply appreciate all those who have made up our encouraging community throughout the blog’s four-year existence for their kind support. Share on Facebook

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Four Portland churches unite to rouse ‘God’s Trombones,’ June 15

Worship, conversation pay tribute to poet, civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson Nearly 75 years after his death on a rainy Wiscasset morning, poet and early civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) will be honored with worship and community conversation during “God’s Trombones” at Trinity Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland, on Sat., June 15, at […]

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Saadawi visits Maine to tell of Egypt’s liberation

Eighty-year-old, Cairo-born human rights activist, physician and writer Nawal El Saadawi is in Maine tonight, sharing her lifetime of experience, including how she felt in Tahrir Square when Egypt transformed in front of her eyes. Dr. Saadawi is speaking about “The Egyptian Revolution: Creativity, Dissonance and Women,” at the University of Southern Maine tonight, March […]

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‘City of Joy’ opens its doors, empowers survivors

Singing, drumming and dancing with shovels marked the celebrated opening of the City of Joy, a new center for women survivors of gender violence, in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Created from a vision designed by Congolese women, City of Joy is supported by V-Day and the Fondation Panzi of the DRC, along with […]

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Book asks: What was your ‘Enough Moment’?

Enough Project co-founder John Prendergast and Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle have reunited to author “The Enough Moment: Fighting to End Africa’s Worst Human Rights Crimes,” a new book released today. The pair also co-authored the New York Times bestseller, “Not On Our Watch.” “The Enough Moment” highlights the efforts of citizens, both well-known and everyday […]

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