National KIDS COUNT Report Shows Decrease in Youth Incarceration in the United States and Maine

According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s (AECF) new KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States, the rate of young people in correctional facilities in Maine on a single day fell to 142 per 100,000 youth in 2010, down from 219 per 100,000 in 1997. The decline in youth confinement over the past … More National KIDS COUNT Report Shows Decrease in Youth Incarceration in the United States and Maine

Sequestration in Maine

The Maine Children’s Alliance is a member of the New England Consortium (NEC), a six-state collaborative of child research and policy organizations working to advance policies to reduce poverty and build opportunity for children and families. NEC members continue to educate our national leaders and the public about the devastating impact sequestration would have on children and families. … More Sequestration in Maine

Staff change at the Maine Children’s Alliance

Many of you have received this news in one form or another, but the Maine Children’s Alliance has undergone a staffing change. Our former Early Childhood Specialist Judy Reidt-Parker has accepted a great new job as Program Associate with the John T. Gorman Foundation in Portland. Judy joins an outstanding organization that has been very … More Staff change at the Maine Children’s Alliance