This blog post is from an April 1, 2016 letter to the editor written by MCA Board Member Shawn Yardley published in the Bangor Daily News. Check out the original letter here. Finding real solutions to poverty is in the best interest of our children and state. Preparing Maine for a prosperous future begins with … More BDN Letter: Find real solutions to poverty
This post was written by Marjorie Withers from the Community Caring Collaborative’s Early Childhood Consultation and Outreach program in Washington County. This is s a part of the Maine Children’s Alliance’s series on early childhood social and emotional development in Maine. The Community Caring Collaborative’s Early Childhood Consultation and Outreach (ECCO) program offers services to childcare providers, Head … More Social Emotional Development Spotlight: Community Caring Collaborative
This post was written by Barrett Wilkinson from Portland Defending Childhood as a part of the Maine Children’s Alliance’s series on early childhood social and emotional development in Maine. As the Prevention Coordinator for Portland Defending Childhood (PDC), it is my pleasure to provide a guest post today about our violence prevention work. PDC is … More Social Emotional Development Spotlight: Portland Defending Childhood
This month, MCA will explore the topic of social and emotional development of young children on our blog every Thursday. This week’s post is an overview on social and emotional development. Our children are our future, and with the right tools, they can lead Maine into prosperity. The question is, what are the right tools? While … More Social Emotional Development 101
MCA is honored to receive the 2016 “Building Our Community” Grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation of the Grand Lodge of Masons in Maine. MCA is one of only twenty-four nonprofit organizations from across the state selected to receive the $2,000 grant. We would like to extend our gratitude to the entire MCA community who … More MCA Wins $2,000 Grant!