2019 Latino Festival
Jun
22
12:00 PM12:00

2019 Latino Festival

Latin Food, music, cultural presentation, games, and more. All proceeds will benefit the Sacred Heart - St. Dominic Parish (SHSD).

For more information: Jose (207) 653-5609, Ismael (207) 415-9547, Joaquin (207) 671-6047, Hna. Elsa/Mirian (207) 536-0068

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Pride Portland
Jun
15
11:30 AM11:30

Pride Portland

Pride Portland! brings people in the Greater Portland, Maine area together for an annual parade and festival to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the LGBTQ+ movement, raise awareness of the community’s ongoing struggles, and foster an environment of inclusivity, accessibility and solidarity.

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NEAAO Eid Celebration
Jun
9
4:30 PM16:30

NEAAO Eid Celebration

NEAAO would like to invite you to join us celebrating the end of Ramadan (fasting month - Eid Celebration) and learn more about this important holiday. Come over to meet your neighbors and city officials. Let us bridge the gap through building cultural bridges. There will be live music, authentic Mediterranean food, fun activities for Kids, Henna and much more. Everyone is welcome. admission is free, donations are welcome.

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Celebrate Maine Immigrants - ProsperityME's Annual Community Block Party
May
7
5:30 PM17:30

Celebrate Maine Immigrants - ProsperityME's Annual Community Block Party

SAVE THE DATE and celebrate another successful year supporting Maine's immigrant community! There will be food, drinks, entertainment, and an awards ceremony honoring community members who have made a difference in the lives of Maine's asylees, refugees, and immigrants. Doors open at 5:00pm and the program begins at 5:30pm. Don't miss the most unique and impactful social event of the season!

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May
4
7:00 PM19:00

Ikirenga Cy’Intore: “Burakeye: time to get up!”

“Two Performances!

Saturday, May 4th at 7pm & Sunday, May 5th at 4pm

$15/GA, $22/Preferred Seating, $8/Students & Seniors

Join us here at MSA for a very special set of performances by Ikirenga CyIntore, the Mayo Street Arts 2019 Inaugural Mission Awardees! Ikirenga Cy’Intore is a Rwandan drum and dance troupe that aims to educate and preserve traditional Rwandan culture. The group are former Rwanda State Dance Champions and are residents here in the East Bayside Community of Portland, ME.”

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May
2
8:30 AM08:30

Portland Downtown Worker Appreciation Day

Downtown Worker Appreciation Day is our way of saying THANK YOU to Portland's diverse and dynamic workforce. Anyone who works downtown – whether in an office, restaurant, bar, shop, or gallery – is welcome to attend.


Swing by one of our three locations for free coffee & refreshments, fun giveaways, a coupon booklet filled with deals & discounts, and plenty of warm smiles!

Find us in these spots from 7:30-9:30am:

• Monument Square
• Tommy’s Park (by The Grill Room)
• In front of the Portland Museum of Art

Not an early bird? No worries! The Portland Downtown office will be welcoming guests from 2-4pm Thursday afternoon. Come on by to pick up your goodies! We’re at 549 Congress Street next to Nosh.

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May
2
7:00 AM07:00

Maine's Untapped Talent: Our Immigrant Workforce

What will be covered: 

  • Who makes up our immigrant workforce

  • Unique barriers facing immigrant population 

  • Best practices for hiring, retaining, & promoting from this talent pool

  • Cultural competency

Who should attend: Employers who want to...

  • Bridge cultural gaps

  • Attract and retain foreign-trained professionals

  • Recognize unconscious bias

  • Learn more of the unique legalities surrounding this population

  • Support Limited English Proficient candidates

  • Learn of local resources to access this talent pool

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Tell Me the Truth
May
1
7:00 PM19:00

Tell Me the Truth

Shay Stewart-Bouley (aka Black Girl In Maine) and Debby Irving (author of Waking Up White) show us as they share racism’s impact on their lives and how cross-racial conversation has been instrumental in their own understanding of 21st century racial dynamics.

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