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Recent Blog Posts
My father died when I was a little girl, and for decades, because of what had become the American culture’s view of death, I was scared of the very word “death.” Spoken in hushed terms, I was sure death was a final ending only to be considered in solitude and silence....read more
It is said that we can learn much from nature. I’ve found this to be particularly true of this year’s season of autumn. I’ve taken the opportunity for more walks and biking adventures and have better noted the etchings on leaves. The vibrant colors of reds and golds,...read more
End of the year celebrations usually includes traditions. There are ancient traditions - Santa still comes down the chimney! Letting go of the old – no to having green bean casserole again. A time for new ones – replace the green bean casserole with a fruit salad....read more
“Brown paper packages tied up with string, these are a few of my favorite things,” I remember as a child singing the song “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music as I twirled around our yard. Often this happened when I was hanging the laundry out to dry. My...read more
What is human trafficking? According to the United States National Trafficking Hotline website, the legal definition of human trafficking: Sex trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a person for...read more
Lillian Lake is one of the most energetic and enthusiastic people I know. Her irrepressible determination to find and optimize strategies in pursuing any number of worthy issues is an inspiration. Lil is dependable and conscientious, optimistic and cheerful; she would be great to have on your side in any struggle.
~ Cynthia Hoeh Stancioff
Local Food Day Fiddlehead Festival Committee Member
Within the first minute of conversation with Lillian Lake, it’s evident that you are speaking with a passionate and involved community member. Lillian works assiduously in both her research of issues and how situations affect the people and environment of her community. She connects her research in human trafficking and food insecurity between the local and the global, and conveys these connections at speaking events and conferences as a means to educate and advocate for change. Lillian’s sensitivities to the needs of others and her unflagging energies makes a big difference in the lives of many.
Professor, University of Maine at Farmington