Stories about "Civic engagement"
Tuesday, January 20, 2009 12:00 pm
Debra Schultz, an historian and human rights consultant; Jael Silliman, a women’s rights program officer for the Ford Foundation; and Shalom Odokara, executive director of Women in Need Industries, offer a presentation titled "Women’s Rights and Women’s Activism: An International Perspective".
Monday, January 19, 2009 10:02 am
The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group. Somali respondents also voiced frustration that a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is often required as a minimum qualification for most entry-level jobs, regardless of prior job experience. The GED certifies that an individual has American high school-level academic skills.
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:29 pm
Enjoy this look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates College events and achievements of 2008.
Friday, November 14, 2008 12:00 pm
Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap is one of three panelists who will discuss terrorism, homeland security and civil liberties in a Bates College presentation.
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 12:00 pm
The Downtown Education Collaborative (DEC) officially opens its doors with a photographic exhibition about Lewiston from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at its 219 Lisbon St. storefront center.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:20 am
Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 2:20 pm
The Harward Center for Community Partnerships continues its 2008-09 Civic Forum series with a student panel discussion on possible outcomes and implications of the upcoming presidential election.
Friday, September 19, 2008 11:11 am
For the seventh year, a team of Bates College students is coordinating a program that matches fellow students with volunteer opportunities in the Lewiston-Auburn region. The seven Student Volunteer Fellows at Bates during the 2008-09 academic year are seniors Jessica Adelman, Hiu Man Christine Chiu, Anne Fischer, Erin Gilligan and Julie Miller-Hendry; and sophomores Chelsea Pennucci and Diane Saunders.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 10:39 am
The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 10:09 am
Campaign materials help to form From Rumford to Washington: Edmund S. Muskie’s...