MCA and Partners Join For Census Data Release

Maine Children’s Alliance (MCA) collaborated with Maine Center for Economic Policy (MeCEP), Maine Equal Justice Partners (MEJP) and Maine Community Action Association (MCAA) to host a press event for the latest American Community Survey data release (Sept 22). The event, held at the State House Welcome Center, featured speakers: MeCEP Executive Director Christopher “Kit” St. … More MCA and Partners Join For Census Data Release

American Community Survey Data Release

Latest Census Data Paints Bleak Picture for Families Poverty Numbers Particularly High For Maine’s Youngest Children AUGUSTA, ME (September 22, 2011)—Families continue to feel the effects of the recession here in Maine and nationwide, and children in particular are being affected by the slow economy, according to 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) data released today. … More American Community Survey Data Release

MCA and Coalition Partners Analyze Census Data

Maine Children’s Alliance joined with Maine Center for Economic Policy and Maine Equal Justice Partners to release this information about the latest Current Population Survey numbers: New Census Figures: In 2010, 161,000 (12.5%) of Mainers Live in Poverty U.S. poverty rate reaches 17-year high; median income in Maine increases slightly    Augusta, Maine (Tuesday, September … More MCA and Coalition Partners Analyze Census Data