[HCCN] Shenna Bellows for US Senate kickoff in Ellsworth Wednesday

Dexter Bellows dexterrbellows at gmail.com
Sun Oct 20 13:01:46 EDT 2013

Bellows for Senate

We invite you to join us on
WED., OCT. 23
at 8 AM at the

We have some exciting news about a new Democratic candidate for the US Senate, Shenna Bellows. 

Shenna grew up in Hancock. We are delighted that she has chosen to come home to Hancock County for the first official event of her campaign!

In her bid to challenge Susan Collins, Shenna Bellows stepped down after 8 years as Executive Director of the Maine ACLU. She has been been a leader in protecting Constitutional rights, including voting rights, marriage equality, women's reproductive rights, and cell phone privacy.

Shenna Bellows has worked effectively with legislators on both sides of the aisle to protect the rights of all Mainers and hold government accountable to the people. She will be a strong progressive voice in Washington.

Please join us at the Riverside Cafe to welcome Shenna Bellows and find out more about her exciting campaign! 

Shenna will be speaking at about 8 am. Come early if you'd like to order breakfast. For more information about the event, reply to this email, call the Hancock County Dems at 664-6012, or visit the campaign website at bellowsforsenate.com.

> Shenna Bellows
> Shenna Bellows has served as the Executive Director of the Maine Civil Liberties Union since March of 2005. She returned home to Maine, where she grew up, after spending two years as a National Field Organizer at the ACLU Legislative Office in Washington, D.C. In Washington, Shenna was a leader in post-9/11 issues, developing a field program around the Patriot Act, as well as working to defeat several constitutional amendments that would have undermined the criminal justice system, freedom of speech, and LGBT rights.
> In 2001 and 2002, Bellows was a Program Associate at Community IMPACT! in Nashville, TN, launching neighborhood-based, youth-centered programming in economically and racially diverse neighborhoods. From 1999 to 2001 she served in the Peace Corps in Panama, where she facilitated the development and execution of a micro-credit lending program for artisan groups and also served as the Co-President of Women in Development/Gender and Development. From 1997 to 1999 Bellows worked as a researcher and recruiter for Economists Incorporated, a privately held economic consulting firm specializing in microeconomic analysis in antitrust, regulatory and legal contexts in Washington, DC. Bellows graduated magna cum laude from Middlebury College in Vermont with a degree in International Politics and Economics. She grew up in Hancock, Maine.

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