Special Collections

Jean Byers Sampson Center 2014 Catalyst for Change Award

For more information on the Catalyst for Change Award, including videos and photographs from past events, click here.

Purpose of award
To acknowledge individuals who have been catalysts for change regarding, diversity, equality, human and civil rights in Maine, particularly (but not exclusively) as it relates to the Sampson Collection populations (African American; Jewish; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender).
To commemorate the life, work, and values of Jean Byers Sampson.

Maine residents who have a sustained, demonstrated body of work to advance diversity, equality, human and civil rights in Maine.

Current members of the Sampson Board or the Sampson collections advisory committees.

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