The 2016 election has finally come and gone. What’s next, is up to you. After a long two years, the 2016 election has finally come and gone. Starting December 2016, we will have a new State Legislature, and starting January 20, 2017, we will have a new president. However, our role as voters, citizens and … More Moving Forward & Staying Engaged
On November 4, 2014, Mainers will have the opportunity to elect a U.S. Senator, members of Congress, a governor, state senators and other state officials. (Click here to find out who is on the ballot in your city/town.) Because children can’t vote, they must rely on adults in their communities to advocate on their behalf. Pledge … More Your Voice Can Make a Difference for Children and Families
Last month MCA hosted a Children’s Convention at Educare Central Maine. During the Convention, attendees participated in facilitated cafe conversations about important issues facing Maine’s children. Below is a summary of the work that was done during the small group sessions. Early Childhood Since all future development is based on the strength of early foundations, … More What happened at the Children’s Convention?
Waterville, ME – On September 6, 2014, the Maine Children’s Alliance (MCA) released the Platform for Maine’s Children at the first ever Children’s Convention. Educare Central Maine, a high quality learning and development center for children birth to age five, provided an inspiring location for the event. The Children’s Platform offers a vision for how we might close the gap between … More Maine Children’s Convention
The Bingham Program invites you to two timely and important workshops on Wednesday, September 10th in Augusta. The workshops are free but advance registration is required. Reframing Poverty Wednesday, September 10th 9:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Augusta, ME Click here to register today! Tired of policy discussions that completely miss the mark about the causes of … More Fighting Poverty: Two Important Workshops on Sept. 10th!
MCA’s “new” Executive Director, Claire Berkowitz, introduced herself to attendees at the annual Legislative Reception on January 28, 2014 in Augusta. Her remarks are below. I may be a new face to many of you, but I have spent the last 5 years as MCA’s KIDS COUNT Director. Most of that time was spent behind … More The Heroes Among Us
A Guide for Voters and Candidates, published by the Maine Children’s Alliance is now available. This publication provides data and policy information on a broad range of topics affecting children in Maine. We hope you are able to familiarize yourself with these issues, and that, by becoming more informed, you are even more supportive of … More MCA Guide for Voters and Candidates