Meet Maria Padian, 2015 Champions for Children Keynote Speaker

On October 27, 2015, Maine author Maria Padian will give the keynote address at the MCA’s Champions for Children Event featuring the 2015 Giraffe Awards. Maria is an award-winning, Maine author who left the world of political reporting behind for the world of young adult fiction. Join Maria and the Maine Children’s Alliance at the Green … More Meet Maria Padian, 2015 Champions for Children Keynote Speaker

Register for the 2015 Champions for Children today!

MCA’s annual Champions for Children Event is just three weeks away and tickets are available now! On October 27, 2015, join the Maine Children’s Alliance at the Green Ladle in Lewiston to celebrate child and family advocacy in Maine. While we reflect on the progress made for children and families  in Maine this past year, … More Register for the 2015 Champions for Children today!

Meet Sue Mackey Andrews, 2015 Giraffe Award Winner

This is the fifth in a series of profiles on the 2015 Giraffe Award winners. Each Tuesday leading up to the Champions for Children Event, we will feature a profile on a 2015 Giraffe Award Winner and showcase how they “stick out their neck” for Maine children, youth and families. This week, we are pleased … More Meet Sue Mackey Andrews, 2015 Giraffe Award Winner

Protect Maine’s Federal Preschool Funding

Studies show, preschool works. Let preschool work for Maine. Last year, Maine was selected as one of 18 states awarded federal Preschool Development Grants, as a part of Congress’ wise decision to invest in vital early learning programs. Early learning programs not only benefit individual children and their families, but communities, states and nation. However, … More Protect Maine’s Federal Preschool Funding