The Maine Children’s Alliance is pleased to welcome Eric S. Buch of Belfast to the MCA team. As Outreach and Enrollment Specialist, Eric joins MCA in a statewide effort to reduce the number of uninsured children living in Maine through the Connecting Maine Kids to Coverage Project. This project is funded by the Centers for Medicare … More MCA Welcomes Eric Buch!
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!
Last week, the Maine Masonic Charitable foundation announced that the Maine Children’s Alliance is a finalist for a $2,000 “Building Our Community” Grant. We are so honored to be recognized for our leadership, research and advocacy work to make Maine a better place to be a kid. However, to win the grant, we need your … More Vote for MCA for Community Grant
Purchase Ad Space in the 2015 Champions Program Today! Deadline for Submissions: September 1, 2015. Advertising Opportunities: Join us in celebrating Maine kids, honoring community heroes and “sticking out necks out” for Maine children, youth and families. Show your continued support by advertising in the 2015 Champions for Children Event Program! $500 – Full Page … More Last Call: Show Your Support for MCA!
Letter to the editor by MCA Board Member Margaret Leitch Copeland. Read the original letter published in the Bangor Daily News July 17, 2015. I applaud Gary Laweryson for his July 8 BDN OpEd, which highlighted how the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit boost the financial security of veterans and service … More BDN Letter to the Editor: Tax credits reduce poverty
Learn how you can help MCA get ready for the 2015 Maine KIDS COUNT Data book. 1 They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Here at the Maine Children’s Alliance, we use research and data to tell the story of what it is like to be a Maine kid. However, numbers only tell … More Call for Photo Submissions: MCA Needs Your Help
Social/Emotional Development The Maine Children’s Alliance recently brought together key stakeholders to discuss social emotional development and mental health consultation in early childhood settings. We had been hearing reports of increasing numbers of very young children being encouraged to leave or expelled from programs because of challenging behaviors they were exhibiting in the classroom. As a … More Early Childhood Advocacy and Legislative Update