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South Portland's 'The Hub': Old trailer outside, community center inside

Check out this great article about the South Portland Hub, featuring Merrie Allen, our wonderful Community Builder! Read more here: South Portland's 'The Hub': Old trailer outside, community center...MORE

Brown St. Neighbors Share a Meal, Build Community

In the Brown Street neighborhood, residents are coming together for community-building over shared meals! Check out the story here: Brown Street Neighbors Share a Meal, Build CommunityMORE

Westbrook's First Neighborhood Connection Night!

The Frenchtown Neighborhood in Westbrook hosted their first Neighborhood Connection Night! Check out the news coverage here! CPPC Hosts free Neighborhood Dinner in WestbrookMORE

Frenchtown In Focus

Exciting developments are happening in Westbrook! Read about our work in the Frenchtown neighborhood, where CPPC is establishing a neighborhood hub! Two Programs Aim to Revive Sense of CommunityMORE

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

CPPC Bangor and partners, including Bangor Housing, Literacy Volunteers of Bangor, Spruce Run/WomenCare Alliance, Youth Move, Bangor Boys and Girls Club, Bangor AmeriCorps, and Bangor Job Corps,...MORE

Mwayuma Avoki of Lewiston said she would rather spend her money on healthful food than medications and health care bills. Her 5-year-old son, Ogusto Mutuale, always has a piece of fruit with his dinner, which on Tuesday was goat meat with rice, cassava leaves and beans.
Lewiston 'PowerMom' promotes healthful diet on a budget

Mwayuma Avoki of Lewiston said she would rather spend her money on healthful food than medications and health care bills. Her 5-year-old son, Ogusto Mutuale, always has a piece of fruit with his...MORE

Zeven Emond, 6, Yahya Osman, 8, Assistant Principal Jana Mates and Ja'Zaydah Read, 8, all of Longley Elementary School in Lewiston, will be featured in a public service announcement airing this month on several television stations as part of Attendance Awareness Month. The PSA encourages adults not to let students miss school.
Lewiston school produces attendance PSA

View PSA video here http://youtu.be/axmS24wIkww LEWISTON – Even second-grader Yahya Osman, 8, knows if you miss too much school, "you won't get smarter." He and three other Longley Elementary School...MORE

Lewiston police hoping to hire officers from Somali community

Lewiston police hoping to hire officers from Somali community LEWISTON — The top brass of the Lewiston Police Department spoke to members of the Somali community Thursday to let them know the...MORE

The Parents as Partners program brings people with experience together with families in crisis

Maine Voices: Parents work with child welfare agencies, communities for best results The Parents as Partners program brings people with experience together with families in crisis SOUTH PORTLAND –...MORE

Neighbors Work Together To Help Prevent Child Abuse

We know that intervening with families at the right time is critical to reducing and preventing child abuse and neglect. In this community child protection model, intervention is broad and varied:...MORE

New Capehart Neighborhood Party

Almost 400 people turned out for an end of summer neighborhood party in New Capehart! Twenty partner organizations participated as vendors, providing information, games and food! http://wabi.tv/2014/...MORE

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