The Maine Resilience Building Network’s mission is to promote resilience in all people by increasing
the understanding of the impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the importance
of building resilience through protective factors such as positive relationships.


MRBN MARCH NETWORK MEETING 

MARCH 25, 2021 9:00-NOON

Creating Places of Belonging: Place-Based, Data Informed Strategies to Strengthen Social and Economic Wellbeing in Maine

Join us for a professional development opportunity to learn more about how our communities can support people and create a sense of belonging for families interacting with our criminal justice system.  Erika King, MSW, of the Place Matters project will provide a presentation on breaking the cycle of incarceration for families in Maine. The Place Matters project is housed at the Justice Policy Program within the Cutler Institute at the Muskie School of Public Service, which is located at the University of Southern Maine.

Supporting Children and Families During the Pandemic

Continuing our highlight of community programs across Maine, the NorthStar Program at Bryant Pond 4-H Camp and Learning Center will talk about how they are supporting youth mattering during this challenging year.

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 YOU MATTER TO THE CONVERSATION! 

MRBN is leading a call to action to Cultivate Mattering for Maine Youth. Join the Conversation for Community Driven Change!  Read the MRBN White Paper. Learn more about the Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey results and the importance of connections and mattering. Visit the Mattering page to learn more about the work being done across the MRBN Network and in communities to Cultivate Mattering for Maine Youth.  Join the Conversation. Virtual Community Forums will be hosted by facilitator Carole Martin in all Public Health Districts. No fee to attend. Open to all. We encourage Civic & Business Leaders, Human Resource Professionals, Educators, Healthcare Professionals, Organizations and Community Neighbors to attend. Please Register and Join Your County Conversation  or a date best for You!

You may register for more than one Community Forum on Mattering for Maine Youth. 

LIVE REGISTRATION LINKS - REGISTER TODAY FOR A VIRTUAL COMMUNITY FORUM: MATTERING FOR MAINE YOUTH

York County Public Health District 1- Jan. 26- 1:00pm-2:30pm                                                           Cumberland Cty Public Health District 2- Feb. 3- 6:30pm-8:00pm

Androscoggin, Franklin Oxford Cty Public Health District 3- Feb. 11-  1:00pm-2:30pm              Somerset, Kennebec County Public Health District 5- Mar. 18- 1pm-2:30pm

Waldo, Lincoln, Knox Cty Midcoast Public Health District 4- Feb. 8- 6:30pm-8:00pm                 Penobscot, Piscataquis County Penquis Public Health District 6- Mar. 16- 1pm-2:30pm

Hancock, Washington Cty, Downeast Public Health District 7- Mar. 5- 1:00pm-2:30pm                       Aroostook County Public Health District 8- March 22-- 1:00pm-2:30pm

Tribal Health Districts- 5 Tribal Communities- March 10- 1:00pm-2:30pm - Micmac service unit, Presque Isle, Aroostook, Houlton Band of Maliseet Health Department, Littleton, Aroostook, Indian Township Health Center, Indian Township, Washington County, Penobscot Nation Health Department, Indian Island, Penobscot County, Pleasant Point Health Center, Sipayik-Washington County

   

To learn more about the  Science of Mattering  Conference and Cultivate Mattering Thought Leaders Roundtable Nov-Dec 2020  Visit   the Mattering Page! 


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Become a member! MRBN leads and supports a Network across Maine to build resilience and well-being by providing systems that strengthen children, family, workplace and community connections. MRBN is at the forefront of thought leadership and action to bring about positive change that address systemic inequities and root causes of poor health outcomes related to adverse childhood experiences. MRBN provides statewide network meetings, professional development and training programs, and contributes to state and local policy development. Check out all the benefits of a MRBN Membership today! Join us and get connected

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MRBN Members & Friends:  Please seek help right away if you have trouble coping or feel overwhelmed or are worried about a friend or loved one. The Maine Statewide Crisis Hotline is available 24/7. For assistance, call  1-888-569-1112 or call 211, Maine's Resource Line. The Teen Peer Support Text Line 207-515-8398, for ages 14-20, staffed by people under 23 years old.

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    Maine Resilience Building Network: Catalyzing a Statewide Movement

           Read the article: https://www.acesconnection.com/blog/maine-resilience-building-network-catalyzing-a-statewide-movement 

         Written by : Anndee Hochman for the Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities (MARC) Shared Learnings series. 

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