Erica King Published in Bangor Daily News
From part of the Oe-ed penned by Erika King: Close it or not. This is the conversation that has emerged in the wake of legitimate challenges at Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland, but it does not reflect the larger conversation we need to be having.
Pious Ali Showcased in National Website
A congratulations to Pious Ali for his featuring in Buzzfeed.
Maine Foster Youth Travel to Washington DC
In October, YLAT members traveled to Washington D.C. to represent Maine at the National Foster Youth Conference.
John Gale Appointed to National Panel to Develop Quality and Performance Measures for Rural Healthcare Providers
Gale has been appointed to a national workgroup to provide guidance on quality measurement for rural healthcare providers.
Exciting New Report Commissioned on Ocean Economy Industries
Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP) commissioned the report, The Economic Contribution of Casco Bay.
Workshop on Public Engagement
The Data Innovation Project and the Muskie School of Public Service hosted Professor Eric Gordon of Emerson College.
Rebecca Boulos Co-authors Two Publications
Rebecca Boulos recently published two articles on the topic of how investments in obesity prevention efforts in low-income communities have powerful outcomes.
New Center for Learning Website and Online Module
The Center for Learning's website has a new look!
Youth Justice Summit: Imagine a New Future
More than one hundred local youth justice practitioners and stakeholders attended the Youth Justice Summit: Imagine a New Future, which included presentations by national and local experts and a performance by formerly incarcerated members of Maine Inside Out and Portland Outright, who advocated for alternatives to youth incarceration in Maine.
Justice Policy Program Releases 2017 Youth Recidivism Report
The Justice Policy Program Releases 2017 Youth Recidivism Report. Recidivism is the act of a person repeating an undesirable behavior after they have either experienced negative consequences of that behavior, or have been trained to extinguish that behavior.