Jan. 15, 2019 by WGME WARREN (WGME) — Twenty inmates at the Maine State Prison graduated from college Tuesday, complete with cap and gown. It was a celebration filled with pomp and circumstance, and in the middle of it all was Leo Hylton.
News Release Oct. 30, 2018 — Spectrum Youth & Family Services SPECTRUM REOPENS YOUTH WARMING SHELTER Buffett Family Donates Funds BURLINGTON, VT (Oct 30, 2018) – This Thursday marks the re-opening of Spectrum’s youth warming shelter, a 10-bed, temporary shelter for youth ages 18-24 during the winter months. The shelter will again operate in the parish
Oct. 20, 2018 By Christopher Williams, Sun Journal Staff Writer LEWISTON — Maine’s prisons are less equipped in preparing inmates for re-entry to the outside world than they were two decades ago, an expert in prison reform says. “The philosophy in punishment has changed,” said Joseph Jackson of Lisbon Falls, who heads up the Maine Prisoner
Oct. 18, 2018 By: Amy Lavalley – Post-Tribune – Local officials gathered on Valparaiso’s north side Monday to celebrate what they noted was a very special occasion. After a capital campaign of about 18 months, The Caring Place, Porter County’s only shelter for victims of domestic violence, raised enough money to move forward with a
October 16, 2018 Michael Staton, College of Education CLEMSON — Clemson’s College of Education has been awarded funds to create the Center for the Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Educators, which will research, design and implement the best strategies for minority teacher recruitment and retention. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education recently approved plans
August 1, 2018 Ken Scar, Clemson University Relations EASLEY — A group of Clemson University students in the nationally renowned Call Me MISTER program spent their summer vacations this year helping elementary school students improve their reading abilities and enjoy a camp experience they might not have had otherwise. The six “MISTERs” participated as mentors
June 28. 2018 After four prison terms, Helenia Bragg focuses on helping others By Michaela Gleeson | email@example.com – Friends of Guest House resident Helenia Bragg knows the importance of second, third and even fourth chances. Bragg, 61, spent 20 years in jail and has struggled with substance abuse since her teenage years. But a