March Updates


Educate Maine has released their annual Education Indicators for Maine Report in an interactive online format. The report provides insights on all aspects of education in Maine, from early childhood through post-secondary education. Check it out here.
The Othering and Belonging Institute has compiled a repository of policy-based recommendations for addressing structural and systemic racism and advancing racial equity. Learn more here or check it out here.


A study recently published in Science Advances finds that more than half of unemployed men in their 30s have a criminal history. It is the first study to gather information on the criminal histories of the unemployed, raising questions about the role that criminal history plays in workforce development. Read more here or check out the study here.
The National Institute of Justice has released a new report titled: The Causes and Consequences of School Violence: A Review, which is one of the most comprehensive reviews of school violence to date. Learn more here or check out the report here.



The Annie E. Casey Foun­da­tion has released a prac­tice guide for juve­nile jus­tice agen­cies interested in engaging families in planning for youth on probation. Learn more here or download the guide here.

R E G I O N A L    C A R E    T E A M S

Updates from the past month:

Region 1: Presentation from Better Life Partners, updates on prior referrals and a discussion about what team members are seeing on the ground over the past several months.
Region 2: Did not meet in February
Region 3: Updates on prior referrals and discussion of priorities for the region given the impact of the pandemic

For more information about regional care teams, click here.

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