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For Immediate Release: September 21, 2020 Contact: Kristen Levesque Kristen Levesque PR & Marketing 207-329-3090 kristen@kristenlevesquepr.com The Frances Perkins Center Receives $15,000 Grant from the Belvedere Historic Preservation and Energy Efficiency Fund of the Maine Community Foundation (Newcastle, Maine) The Frances Perkins Center is pleased to announce that it has received a $15,000...

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2020 Contact: Kristen Levesque Kristen Levesque PR & Marketing 207-329-3090 kristen@kristenlevesquepr.com The Frances Perkins Center Receives $500,000 Save America’s Treasures Grant to Preserve the Frances Perkins Homestead National Historic Landmark (Newcastle, Maine) The Frances Perkins Center has received a prestigious $500,000 grant from the National Park Service’s...

Frances Perkins: Architect of the New Deal She designed Social Security and public works programs that helped bring millions out of poverty. Her work has been largely forgotten. https://daily.jstor.org/woman-architect-of-the-new-deal/?utm_campaign=generalmarketing&utm_content=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter...

From The New York Times: 7.7 Million Young People Are Unemployed. We Need a New ‘Tree Army.’ The Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps helped build America at a time of national crisis. Let’s do it again. Opinion By Collin O’Mara Mr. O’Mara is the president and C.E.O. of the National Wildlife...

The Living New Deal, a partner organization of the Frances Perkins Center, presents The Fireside newsletter that we are delighted to share with you. FDR’s Fireside Chats were a staple of his presidency. During these evening radio addresses, Roosevelt calmly reassured a fearful America; explained...

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