Anti-poverty protest

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p-protest.jpgElizabeth Ortiz demonstrates for the homeless in Portland’s Monument Square on Monday, part of a week-long effort to bring economic human rights to the public’s attention. Behind her is national anti-poverty organizer and housing rights activist Cheri Honkala, a former homeless single mother who now leads the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign. She was in Maine from April 2-8 for a series of workshops and meetings. (Michael Barriault photo)

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