Stories about "Civic engagement"
Seven-member collaborative launches downtown education center

Friday, December 14, 2007 10:33 am

The Downtown Education Collaborative (DEC), a local partnership of seven academic and community institutions, will open a new storefront education center at 219 Lisbon St. in January, 2008.

Panelists discuss 'Poverty and the Two Maines' in Harward Center forum

Monday, November 26, 2007 1:19 pm

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College kicks off its "Civic Forum on Reimagining Maine in the 21st Century" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., with a panel titled "Poverty and the Two Maines."

Noted Harvard sociologist to discuss her mother's extraordinary life

Thursday, November 1, 2007 10:59 am

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist and professor of education at Harvard University, will give a presentation titled "Balm in Gilead: On Love, Justice and the Word, " at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Harward Center launches intergenerational community dialogue project

Thursday, October 25, 2007 11:08 am

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has launched Youth+Adults+Dialogue=Action or YADA, an intergenerational dialogue project that will bring together more than 100 community members to discuss how to make Lewiston/Auburn a better place for youth.

With college's support, Museum L-A opens Portraits and Voices exhibition

Friday, August 10, 2007 8:59 am

Museum L-A, an institution presenting the story of work and community in Lewiston-Auburn, opens the exhibition Portraits and Voices: Workers of Seven Mills at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in the Bates Mill Complex.

Lewiston recognized as 'All-America City'

Friday, July 20, 2007 11:19 am

This summer, Lewiston has received national recognition by becoming one of 10 municipalities designated an "All-America City" in an annual competition sponsored by the National Civic League.

Harward Center awards 2007 community partnership grants

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 10:55 am

Eight Bates College faculty and staff members have been awarded grants by the Harward Center For Community Partnerships to support community-based educational work.

Environment, local nonprofits to benefit from June 16 Clean Sweep sale

Friday, June 8, 2007 11:41 am

Clean Sweep, Bates College's seventh annual "garage sale" of electronics, furnishings, bikes, toys and other goods donated by departing students, takes place Saturday, June 16, at the college's Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

'Green Horizons,' Bates' summer exhibition, examines sustainability

Monday, May 21, 2007 4:32 pm

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Wednesday, May 9, 2007 1:14 pm

Twelve individuals and organizations, recipients of the first Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

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