The Intersection of Forced Migration and Human Trafficking
Sep
19
9:00 AM09:00

The Intersection of Forced Migration and Human Trafficking

The event is FREE* but registration is required to secure your lunch
*Donations appreciated to help cover food costs and honorarium for panelists. Click here to donate.

The global crisis of forced migration is creating increased vulnerabilities for exploitation. Please join us for this collaborative day-long training and forum and...

  • Receive the latest information about current laws and migration trends and how it impacts local communities

  • Learn about Connecticut’s innovative response in developing support services for refugees and asylees who have been trafficked

  • Enjoy networking with fellow services providers to share real world expertise and best practices to build collaboration and improve services for survivors

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Augusta Multicultural Center Open House
Sep
18
5:00 PM17:00

Augusta Multicultural Center Open House

Come celebrate Capital Area New Mainers Project’s new headquarters, the Augusta Multicultural Center! It is located at 70 State Street, just across from Lithgow Library. We will host an Open House for the community on Wednesday, September 18. Drop in for tea and sweets anytime between 5 and 7pm.

You may RSVP here:

https://www.facebook.com/events/704627390001641/

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We are Portland
Sep
14
2:00 PM14:00

We are Portland

Join us for We Are Portland - a celebration of our city’s diversity through music and dance. We will dance/walk a mile through the streets of downtown Portland, ending at Lincoln Park to continue the celebration with food, music & educational opportunities. The march will begin at 3:00 pm. Let's celebrate!

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 Back to School Fair
Sep
14
1:00 PM13:00

Back to School Fair

Interpretation is available at the event. Activities for children and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Nanette Dyer Blake, Community Outreach & Development - (207) 842-4657 or blaken@portlandschools.org

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Welcoming Week at the YMCA
Sep
13
4:00 PM16:00

Welcoming Week at the YMCA

SEPTEMBER 13 - 20, 2019

We believe our community is stronger when everyone feels welcome and we work together for the common good. Welcoming Week is a chance for neighbors—both immigrants and U.S.-born residents—to get to know one another and celebrate what unites us as a community. Join us!

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2019 Annual Campaign Kickoff and United We CAN Food Drive + Sculpture Contest.
Sep
13
8:30 AM08:30

2019 Annual Campaign Kickoff and United We CAN Food Drive + Sculpture Contest.

Join us to kick off United Way of Greater Portland’s Annual Campaign with the United We CAN Food Drive + Sculpture Contest on Friday September 13, 2019. Teams will construct sculptures from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. (spectators are welcome). Sculptures will be on display during the Annual Campaign Kickoff event in Monument Square from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Wayside Food Programs will distribute collected food to pantries throughout Cumberland County. Click here for more info.

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Beatlemania Magic Concert
Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

Beatlemania Magic Concert

Beatlemania Magic is headlining the Salvation Army of Greater Portland’s “Champions for Community” benefit concert. It will be a full evening of Beatles music! The concert will raise much needed funds for programs and services that make a positive impact on our Greater Portland community. Your support will help provide those in need with the essentials like food, clothing, and school supplies. Additionally, it will help fund programs such as summer camp at Sebago Lake, help victims of human trafficking, and ensure the Salvation Army’s many “Tools for Life” classes at the Center for Healthy Aging continue to thrive.

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Cultural Acoustic Night
Sep
2
7:00 PM19:00

Cultural Acoustic Night

Culture Acoustic Night is a lovely way to meet and connect with people from different cultures in our neighborhood and have some fun! This event aims to provide a comfortable atmosphere for cultural exchange for people of Portland and throughout Maine so we can appreciate and enjoy our diversity.

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9th Annual Boston African Festival
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

9th Annual Boston African Festival

The 9th Annual Boston African Festival hosted by the Shalupe Foundation

This Annual event typically features over 15,000 guests and several dozens of vendors and organizations. Please view past Festivals : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4AYrNmk9b8&t=2s

The Annual Boston African Festival is consider the Multi-cultural Celebration of the year and the largest gather of Africans in Boston featuring best of African arts, fashion, vendors, foods, amazing line up of musicians and talents promoting diversity/inclusion and community building through the arts. For more information and if you are interested in becoming a vendor ,

Please Visit : http://www.africanfestivalofboston.com and to become a vendor please email africanfestivalofboston@gmail.com or call 781 267 3714

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Fresh Start Farms Produce Stand
Aug
7
1:00 PM13:00

Fresh Start Farms Produce Stand

Fresh Start Farms will be set up on the Co-op patio with tables full of fresh, local, chemical-free vegetables grown by New American farmers!

Fresh Start Farms, a program operated by Cultivating Community, helps new Maine farmers from around the world adapt their agricultural heritages to Maine's climate and marketplace.

You can buy their produce direct from them at their farm stand in front of the Co-op.
They accept cash, credit/debit cards, WIC, and EBT.
They offer a 50% discount when you pay with WIC or EBT.

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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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