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.
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.
An intergenerational gathering celebrating the cultural traditions of the African Diaspora and Indigenous Peoples. Indigo Arts Alliance and the Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center brings together the community to explore the links between culture, ritual, and food.
Multicultural Music Fest! A Benefit for Furniture Friends – Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – Doors at 6 pm – 21+ – —— All of our tickets are paperless. Purchased tickets will be at will call at the door. All you need to do is arrive with your ID and enjoy the show!
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!
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.”
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.
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
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
oin PPS Superintendent Xavier Botana for a two-part discussion of the book “The Middle of Everywhere”, a touching collection of stories that will give readers an understanding of refugees from around the world.