The John T. Gorman Foundation says Maine should do a better job of helping at-risk teens complete the transition from adolescence to adulthood.
In a report released Tuesday , the foundation recommends creating a “comprehensive, coordinated, flexible and youth-centered continuing of care,” for teens at risk due to poverty, homelessness, or who have already done something to place them in the juvenile... ... [Read More]
Maine Youth Need Comprehensive, Youth-Focused Solutions to Succeed
John T. Gorman Foundation Issues Inaugural Policy Brief, “From Adolescence to Adulthood: A Blueprint for Helping Maine’s Youth Succeed”
Portland – The transition from adolescence to adulthood is challenging for any young person. But the 17 percent of Maine children living in poverty  , youth involved in Maine’s foster care... ... [Read More]
Healthy Community Coalition recently announces its upcoming schedule of free mobile health unit events. A variety of education and free health screenings will be offered at each stop including blood pressure and cholesterol checks, colon cancer screening kits (FIT screening) and body composition analysis. ... [Read More]
It is with cautious optimism for continued warm weather that I welcome everyone to the Spring edition of the John T. Gorman Foundation Newsletter!
Spring is a season of growth and renewal, and that is particularly true at the John T. Gorman Foundation - both for us as well as many of our grantees and community partners. For example, as you'll see in this newsletter, we're seeing growth in Lewiston... ... [Read More]
As we head into the holiday season, all of us at the John T. Gorman Foundation are, as always, inspired by the terrific work being done by organizations and communities all over Maine to improve the lives of disadvantaged folks in our State. Trying to address often complicated challenges, groups of cross-sector partners are increasingly working collaboratively to advance innovative new ways of addressing... ... [Read More]