New Mainers: The Contributions of Immigrants in Maine
New Mainers include people and families from a multitude of different countries. We discuss their experiences and challenges upon coming here, what resources are available to them, and how they contribute to the state's economy and cultural diversity.
Reza Jalali, executive director, Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center
Julia Trujillo Luengo, office of economic opportunity director, housing and economic development department director, City of Portland
Claude Rwaganje, executive director, ProsperityME: The Center for Financial Education
Jorge A. Acero, director, Labor, Outreach and Education, State Monitor Advocate, Maine Department of Labor – Bureau of Labor Standards
Claire Sadar, program manager, Historic New England; about the upcoming program “The Somali Experience in Maine”
- Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services
- Maine Immigrant Rights Coalition
- Welcoming Immigrant Neighbors - Bangor, Facebook group
- Language Barriers, Cramped Apartments: Immigrant Families Struggle With Schooling During A Pandemic
- Outreach efforts target vaccine access and reluctance in Maine’s immigrant population
- Groups serving immigrants during pandemic get help in Maine
- Pandemic reveals race disparities around hunger in Maine
- ACLU of Maine, immigrant rights organizations sue ICE to obtain information about detention actions in Maine
- Maine Needed New, Young Residents. African Migrants Began Arriving by the Dozens.