Frances Perkins Center Hosts Portland Forum on Issues of the Food Service Industry Wednesday

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Professor Michael Hillard, Director of Food Studies at USM, Portland Campus, Will Serve on the Panel Discussion.

Frances Perkins, Subject of the Book: “The Woman Behind the New Deal, by Kirstin Downey.  This Inspiring Book is Highly Recommended and is Available in Paperback at Print: A Bookstore, 273 Congress Street, Portland.

The 6th annual public policy forum focuses this year on worker and labor issues in the food service industry.  The forum is to be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Hannaford Hall, on the USM campus in Portland.

Portland was named the 2018 restaurant city of the year by Bon Appetit.  Portland is the setting for  a candid policy discussion about worker and labor issues in the food service industry.

The forum features David Weil, of Brandeis University and formerly with the Obama Administration and  Saru Jayaraman, co-founder of Restaurant Opportunities Center United.

There will be a panel discussion with Professor Michael Hillard, Director of Food Studies at USM, Portland.

The event is free and open to the public.  Pre-registration is required.  Please call 207 – 563-3374 for a reservation.

The forum is co-sponsored by the Frances Perkins Center, Damariscotta, and the Muskie School of Public Service, Portland.

Please see previous posts herein on Frances Perkins dated October 30, 2018 and May 13, 2019.