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. John, MCA President/CEO Dean Crocker, MCA Research Coordinator Claire Berkowitz, MEJP Senior Policy Analyst Ana Hicks, and MCAA President Pat Kosma.

Some media coverage of the data release:

http://bangordailynews.com/2011/09/22/business/toll-of-recession-on-maine-revealed-by-latest-census-data/

http://www.wabi.tv/news/23727/new-census-data-shows-167-000-mainers-in-poverty

http://www.pressherald.com/news/Census-Recession-taking-toll-on-young-adults-.html

Also, see MeCEP’s Newsroom for more information:

http://www.mecep.org/news_detail.asp?news=1940

 

 

 


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