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Maine Data Glimpse: 2020 Unemployment

March 25, 2021 – JTGF News & Updates

Analysis from Jessica Carson, Ph.D. and Sarah Boege at Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire and commissioned by the John T. Gorman Foundation. This Data Glimpse describes Maine’s unemployment situation in 2020, drawing on the finalized annual average unemployment data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on March 3, 2021. While the BLS releases preliminary labor force statistics monthly, annual revisions are released once a year with…

Foundation Awards $250,000 to in Response to Rising Youth Mental Health Concerns

March 24, 2021 – JTGF News & Updates, Press Releases

The John T. Gorman Foundation has awarded 11 grants totaling $250,000 to help Maine organizations increase mental health, wellness, and community support opportunities for older youth during the pandemic. The funding comes in response to rising concerns about the well-being of young adults, who are suffering from the mental health effects of the prolonged pandemic as they are disconnected from school and other social supports. “The pandemic has taken an enormous toll on people all…

Winter 2021 Newsletter: Reflecting on a year of the COVID crisis, and looking ahead

February 19, 2021 – JTGF News & Updates, Newsletters

Dear Friend, One year ago, COVID-19 was just starting to spread in other countries, triggering a dawning realization that a crisis was headed our way. Little did we know how quickly that crisis would arrive, the unthinkable toll it would take, and the many, many ways it would alter our everyday lives. Maybe, just maybe, we are now able to see the beginning of the pandemic’s retreat and, with that, feel some hope that in the…

Bringing a Promising Child Care Model to Lewiston

February 19, 2021 – JTGF News & Updates

Foundation grant allows CEI to expand innovative program to create new child care businesses

To ‘Mobilize’ In More Ways Than One

February 19, 2021 – JTGF News & Updates

Mobilize Katahdin launched last spring to offer transportation to those in need, but has pivoted to deliver many other services during the pandemic  

Promise Scholars Share Their Powerful Stories

February 19, 2021 – JTGF News & Updates

Mitchell Institute program helps a remarkable group of students succeed in college and beyond

Maine Data Glimpse: Stark Racial Disparities in Maine’s Median Personal Income

January 25, 2021 – JTGF News & Updates

Analysis from Jessica Carson, Ph.D. and Sarah Boege at Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire and commissioned by the John T. Gorman Foundation. This Data Glimpse describes personal income1 by race in Maine, using data from the recently released 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) from the U.S. Census Bureau.   Stark Racial Disparities in Maine’s Median Personal Income Maine’s median personal income2 for this…

Maine Data Glimpse: Employment Changes among Maine Households During the Pandemic

December 22, 2020 – JTGF News & Updates

Analysis from Jessica Carson, Ph.D. and Sarah Boege at Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire and commissioned by the John T. Gorman Foundation. This Data Glimpse focuses on employment data from Phases 2 and 3 of the U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey. Collected from mid-August to early November 2020, these data provide insights on Maine households’ work situations during the pandemic. Employment Changes among Maine Households During the Pandemic…