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May 23, 2016

Did you catch our Sunday newspaper insert?

PPH Insert Cover

The Portland Press Herald, Kennebec Journal, and Morning Sentinel ran a special section this weekend looking back at some of what Preble Street has accomplished in the more than 40 years since founder Joe Kreisler started the agency as a training ground for his students at the University of Maine School of Social Work.

Click on the cover above to check it out!

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April 14, 2016

Anti-Trafficking Coalition Honored as a “Visionary Voice”

The Preble Street Anti-Trafficking Coalition (PSATC) was recognized at the 2016 Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA) Celebration & Awards Ceremony on April 14 with this year’s Visionary Voice Award. MECASA presents the award in collaboration with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) to recognize the creativity and hard work of individuals around the country who have demonstrated outstanding work to end sexual violence.

Each April, during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, state, territory, and tribal coalitions select an outstanding individual to nominate for the awards. Nominees may be partners from a local community or other outstanding individuals that have worked to end sexual violence.

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in the news

May 25, 2016

Portland residents work to prioritize city’s housing needs

... No-cause evictions, which have been happening with increasing frequency in Portland as buildings sell and landlords renovate, was a common concern ...

“Whether you’re a good or bad tenant, it makes no difference,” said Jim Devine, who lives on Congress Street and is an advocate for Homeless Voices for Justice.

He said rent control and having a moratorium on no-cause evictions should be priorities ...

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events

July 08, 2016

Maine Yoga Fest 2016

Maine YogaFest, presented by Namaste Ventures, LLC, is a premiere wellness event for the Maine community to come together, celebrate the healing powers of yoga and encourage a healthy, peaceful and compassionate way of living. The festival offers a diverse program allowing participants to try a wide range of yoga styles by a variety of teachers. Maine YogaFest supports the growth of the Maine economy by featuring local music, food and vendors and encourages green living practices by discouraging wastefulness and showcasing the natural setting of Maine.

Best of all, $5 from every ticket purchased go to support the Preble Street Teen Center, so your purchase supports not only a healthy body and soul, but also a healthy community.

Order tickets here!

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