The Maine Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) is a collaboration between the USM Muskie School, Cutler Institute and the Maine Department of Corrections. The SAC collects, analyzes and disseminates statistical information from a variety of Maine data sources to highlight trends in crime and criminal justice in the state, identify policy implications, and allow a comparison to regional and national trends. Currently SAC is focusing on (1)preparing to host the 2010 National BJS/JRSA Conference in Portland, Maine; (2) developing state level data on sex offenders; and (3) analyzing sentencing data for the new State Sentencing and Corrections Practices Coordinating Council.
Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy
Maine Statistical Analysis Center
Nellie Mae Education Foundation nominates Pious Ali for the Lawrence W. O'Toole Award
Pious Ali, Youth and Community Engagement Specialist in Cutler’s Children, Youth, and Families Programs, has been nominated for the Lawrence W. O’Toole Award by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Pious is one of six nominees from the New England states.
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation believes that student-centered learning – where learning is personalized, engaging, competency-based and not restricted to the classroom – will prepare young people to graduate high school ready to contribute to their communities and succeed. This award is given out each year to an individual, school district, or non-profit that has exhibited great leadership in moving student-centered approaches to learning forward in the New England region.
The winner will be selected by online voting and will be awarded a $100,000 grant to help advance student centered learning!
2015 Disproportionate Contact: Youth of Color in Maine's Juvenile Justice System Report
"Disproportionate Contact: Youth of Color in Maine's Juvenile Justice System" examines racial disparities in the system and provides recommendations on how to move toward racial equity. Robyn Dumont, Erica King and George Shaler of the Muskie School's Justice Policy Program authored the mixed-method report.Learn More