(Portland) On Wednesday, March 28 from 7:30 to 8 p.m., Maine Governor Paul LePage will appear as a guest on the WMPG show Safe Space. The interview, which was recorded on March 14, is part of the show's current focus on domestic violence. Governor LePage tells the story of his own experience with domestic violence, and how this motivates his current effort to reduce domestic violence in Maine.
Safe Space is a radio program that airs on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. on WMPG throughout the year. Dr. Anne, the host of Safe Space, is a board certified psychiatrist in Portland, Maine who approaches courageous stories with a series of monthly themes including domestic violence, pediatric medical trauma, non-traditional families, mental illness, addiction, sexuality and bad mother anxiety. The show aims to reduce the shame that isolates and can endanger people, to increase understanding, and to offer hope. More information about the show can be found at its website:
WMPG is Southern Maine's Community Public Radio located on the Portland campus of the University of Southern Maine. On the air for nearly 40 years, WMPG offers a wide variety of cultural and public affairs programming including locally produced jazz, folk, rock, reggae, blues and community affairs as well as specialty programs from Greater Portland’s Cambodian, African, Jewish, Latino, African-American, and Native American communities. Over 200 student and community volunteers create WMPG’s diverse program schedule.