March 22, 2019, Lewiston, Role of Government

University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn College 51 Westminster St, Lewiston, ME 04240 51 Westminster Street, Room 170, Lewiston, Maine

What is the Rightful Role of Government in America? How should government affect your daily life? Should government be doing more? doing less? What role should government play in: Immigration? Healthcare? Education? Climate change? Social justice? Business regulation? Other issues? Free food and coffee! Live music by Ian Leavitt and friends! ALL WELCOME!  Follow this link to see what a Make Shift ... Read More

April 25 2019, Machias, Political Divide

Whitneyville Public Library 51 School Street, Whitneyville, ME

Sharing Stories to Bridge the Political Divide How did you come to have the political views that you have? What experiences have influenced your views the most? Come join neighbors to share food, music, your political views…and the stories behind them! Live Music. Free coffee and snacks provided by the Friends of the Whitneyville Public Library As with all Make ... Read More

May 21, 2019, Yarmouth, Role of Government

Patriot Insurance Company 701 US 1 Suite 1, Yarmouth, ME, United States

As with all Make Shift Coffee Houses, this is not a debate. It’s not about persuading each other or arguing with each other. It’s not about deciding what’s best or what’s worse, who’s right or who’s wrong, who’s good or who’s bad. It’s simply about UNDERSTANDING each other’s political views. It’s a lot more about listening than telling. We want to hear ... Read More