Stories about "Harward Center for Community Partnerships"
A student team awards Carignan Fund grants to community organizations

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:19 pm

The Carignan grants honor the legacy of the late Dean Emeritus of the College Jim Carignan ’61 and his wife, Sally Larson Carignan ’62.

Visiting Assistant Professors of Economics Kurzfeld's class on"Crime, Punishment and Rehabilitation" attended by Joyce Vance , where she participated in a panel. She talked about the work she did on penal reform in Alabama when she was the US Attorney for the Northern District. From Kurzfeld:The class on Thursday meets in Pettingill G50 at 1:10. The other two members of the panel are Joseph Jackson, Director of the Maine Prisoner's Advocacy Coalition, and Jesse Archer, a local defense attorney. Joseph is an African American man who was incarcerated in Maine State Prison for 20 years, including time in solitary confinement. He founded the first chapter of the NAACP in the Maine prison system, was the first inmate in the MSP to complete a Master's degree while incarcerated, and has since his release become a leading advocate for improved conditions for prisoners in Maine. He also works with the Maine Inside Out program, which uses theater to help incarcerated youth find their voice and their place in their communities. Jesse Archer is a criminal defense attorney who has been very interested in the racial inequities he has observed in his work in the local courts, including the racial disparities in jury representation, among other issues.She will speak tonight on The Mueller Investigation and the Rule of Law: A talk by Joyce White Vance ’82, Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Law, Culverhouse School of Law, University of Alabama. Vance is a former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama and frequent legal commentator for MSNBC. An entry in the Harward Center for Community Partnerships’ Theory Into Practice series. FMI 207-786-6202.Muskie Archives
Joyce White Vance ’82: Whatever Mueller report says, rule of law stands strong

Friday, March 22, 2019 10:30 am

As the mythical Mueller report looms, MSNBC's go-to special counsel explainer brings Bates up to speed.

Through hands-on research, Bates students help expand access to energy-saving window inserts

Friday, December 14, 2018 9:56 am

In a community-engaged environmental studies research course, the community engagement and the research happen simultaneously.

Here’s what new Bates students say about Lewiston

Friday, August 17, 2018 12:12 pm

”The plaza and park are inviting and pretty. The people are diverse and friendly, and there are many different types of shops to explore.”

In labs, startups, and city streets, Bates students learn the meaning of their own work

Thursday, August 16, 2018 3:48 pm

In museums, labs, and cities; in San Francisco, Shenzhen, and Lewiston, Bates-funded summer experiences help students explore their interests and discover what's purposeful to them.

Slideshow: Students in downtown Lewiston with their Action/Research projects

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:47 pm

Bates students contribute skills, stick-to-itiveness, and, it turns out, a good dose of self-awareness to Short Term projects in Lewiston-Auburn.

Nine student projects in Lewiston-Auburn during Short Term

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:32 am

Working closely with community partners and Harward Center staff, 10 Bates College students are spending Short Term doing action research projects.

Student committee announces Carignan Fund grants to seven L-A groups

Friday, January 19, 2018 10:47 am

“I learned how many awesome organizations and people we have in Androscoggin County," said Brie Wilson '18.

When new Bates students meet Lewiston, here’s what they say

Friday, August 11, 2017 11:08 am

Lewiston's chance to make a first impression on first-year students comes next month during the Downtown Walkabout during Orientation.

“Astronomy Extravaganza” gives Lewiston schoolchildren the star treatment

Thursday, April 13, 2017 11:20 am

How many little kids can Bates entertain and educate about astronomy and science in one night?

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