This year HCDC is presenting programs highlighting President Biden’s Build Back Better actions. HCDC meets the 3rd Thursday of every month.
UPCOMING: OCTOBER MEETING
Preserving Sustainable Fisheries, Ecosystems, and Communities in Maine
Thursday, October 21, 2021 7–8:15 PM EDT
Via Zoom: REGISTER HERE
Note: Please register for this meeting by noon on October 20.
This meeting is free and open to the public.
At this meeting we will host a panel of local experts from Deer Isle-Stonington to discuss how coastal communities are working to preserve sustainability on both an environmental and community level.
Rep. Genevieve McDonald, a lobster boat captain and member of the Maine House of Representatives, will discuss how President Biden’s Build Back Better program, the Maine Legislature, and Governor Mills’ Maine Climate Council can help address coastal economic and environmental needs. More…
Dr. Carla Guenther, Chief Scientist at the Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, will provide an update about changes to the Gulf of Maine ecosystem, the need for adaptation in fisheries management, and potential policy solutions.
Jim Fisher, Deer Isle Town Manager, will speak to how his town is working to support the fisheries, prepare for the impacts of climate change, and address other community issues. More…
PAST: SEPTEMBER MEETING
How the Biden and Mills Plans Can Help Maine’s Economy
Garrett Martin and Arthur Phillips, Maine Center for Economic Policy
Thursday, September 16, 2021 7–8:15 PM EDT
The Challenge of China
DR. MARVIN OTT
Co-sponsored with The Ellsworth American
August 19, 2021
Why Georgia Flipped Blue and North Carolina Did Not—Lessons from Equality Movements
DR. THEDA SKOCPOL
July 15, 2021