NEWCASTLE — The Lincoln County Democratic Committee will hold its “Our Voice, Our Legislature” workshop at 6:30 p.m Monday, April 15, at the Newcastle Fire Department, River Rd. The topic will be “How to impact public safety lawmaking through your stories.”
Guest speakers Sheriff Todd Brackett, District Attorney Natasha Irving, and Geoffrey Bickford, executive director of the Maine Gun Safety Coalition, will discuss proposed legislation intended to protect the public from harm due to firearms.
Each workshop begins with an overview of proposed legislation related to the scheduled theme and concludes with expert instruction on providing testimony at public hearings, contacting legislators and sharing your voice with friends, family and neighbors through social media or by writing letters to the editor.
Attendees should visit http://lincolncountydemocrats.com/voice for full details, including links to the specific proposed legislation to read before the workshop and to learn about other scheduled sessions.