Problem Solving in a Divided America

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Thank you for joining the Frances Perkins Center and our prestigious forum panelists.

We hope you are inspired by their data-driven insights on America’s history and their shared optimism about how diverse, collaborative, intergenerational problem solvers can—again—shape an upswing in America’s trajectory.


AARP MaineAmericans for Democratic ActionBates College Harward Center for Community PartnershipsHolocaust and Human Rights Center of MaineHumanity In ActionMaine Chapter of the UN Association-USAMaine Women’s Fund Margaret Chase Policy Center, University of MaineMcKeen Center for the Common Good at Bowdoin College Suffrage100MAUniversity of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public ServiceWeissman Center for Leadership at Mount Holyoke College


Susan Bateson & Stephen S. Fuller
Keith Mestrich & Tilney Wickersham
Sarah Peskin & William Kelley

CHAMPION: $1,000
Ann Beaudry & Craig McEwen
Susan & John Kirk
Carl R. Nold
21st Century New Deal
(descendants of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Henry A. Wallace, Frances Perkins, Harry Hopkins and Harold Ickes)

HOST: $500
Cathy & Richard Freedberg
Fredie Kay
Heidi Reavis
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Shining a light on Frances Perkins' legacyFinally getting her due