PPS Reaches out to Foreign-Trained Teachers with Education Academy The new program is designed to help diversify the Portland Public Schools’ workforce by helping new Mainers trained as teachers in their home countries to become educators here. To learn more, please...
Dear New Mainers, Portland Press Herald published an article, "Immigrants say they want ‘a seat at the table’ in next "Maine" governor’s administration", that might be of interest to you. To read the article, please click here.
(Pharmacist from Burundi) “It is a pleasure for me to express my gratitude to NMRC for their support since my arrival here in Portland, Maine in early 2015. I would not be where I am today, had I not benefited from their tremendous support. Even though I had knowledge...
Claude - “Since I was first in touch with the New Mainers Resource Center in August 2015 I have received a range of support that has allowed me to learn and improve my English. Among other things this included: working in the computer lab, having my diploma translated...
Maine Voices: Immigrants learning English in Portland encounter the kindness of Mainers – Portland Press Herald (via Press Herald)
The helpfulness of 33 Mainers stands in contrast with the anti-immigrant rhetoric from some politicians. Read more: Press Herald
Maine will have to learn how to open its doors to immigrants or face the consequences. Read more: Press Herald
Word With the Boss: Westbrook metal, glass fabricator helps immigrants make it – Portland Press Herald (via Press Herald)
Sigco works with the Portland adult education system to recruit asylum-seekers. Read more: Press Herald
Maine needs immigrants to fill worker shortage, business leaders say – Portland Press Herald (via Press Herald)
Encouraging people to move to Maine is especially critical to address the problem of the state's aging workforce, says Dana Connors, president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce. Read more: Press Herald
Gathering at the Hall of Flags, religious leaders urge support and programs that reflect moral values in action. Read more: Press Herald