University of Maine ENACT Course Students Meet with Mary Cathcart

Rob Glover and Mary Cathcart

Rob Glover and Mary Cathcart

Dec 22, 2016

Mary Cathcart, a Policy Associate at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and former Maine State Senator and House Representative, joined students in ENACT Faculty Fellow Rob Glover's University of Maine Government course this week.

The students were engaged in a "Present and Defend" assignment, simulating state legislative advocacy. The course is part of ENACT, a nationwide effort organized through the International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life​ at Brandeis University.


Mary Cathcart with University of Maine ENACT Course Students. 


ENACT: The Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation is a new national program to engage young people in state-level legislative change. Students enrolled in courses taught by ENACT faculty fellows at colleges and universities in or near state capitals around the country are learning how to work with advocacy organizations, legislators and legislative staff members to advance policy. For more information, visit