Author: Frances and Faith

Frances and Faith

Frances and Faith: Introduction

People interested in the New Deal and related issues are sometimes unaware of the contributions made by Frances Perkins.  In turn, people who recognize Frances Perkins as a national figure of rigorous education and widespread practical experience are sometimes unaware of how her faith was the foundation for her life and public service.  Frances Perkins

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Late December 2017 Newsletter

    Happy Holidays from the   As 2017 comes to a close, it’s a time to reflect on our accomplishments and look ahead to new challenges. Because of our dedicated supporters, we’re celebrating many great program accomplishments. Here’s just a few highlights: Honoring Individuals Whose Work Exemplifies the Spirit of Frances Perkins. Frances Perkins

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Early December 2017 Newsletter

Requesting nominations for 2018 Frances Perkins Center awards 2017 Intelligence & Courage Honoree Jane Mayer with 2015 Intelligence & Courage Honoree Bill Nemitz, Bowdoin College, September 23, 2017. Photo by Jym St. Pierre. Do you know someone who exemplifies the work of Frances Perkins? Nominate someone you admire for one of our three annual awards.

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November 2017 Newsletter

    Support the Public Good Today.   The Frances Perkins Center honors the legacy of Frances Perkins by sharing her commitment to the principle that government should provide all its people with the best possible life, and by preserving the place that shaped her character. The Center convenes leaders and future leaders in public

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September 2017 Newsletter

 Betta Ehrenfeld Public Policy Forum featuring  2017 Frances Perkins Center Intelligence & Courage Honoree Jane Mayer.   Jane Mayer, author of Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right (2016) and staff writer at The New Yorker since 1995, will receive the 2017 Frances Perkins Center Intelligence & Courage Award

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August 2017 Newsletter

Frances Perkins Center 9th Annual Garden Party August 13, 2017 Buy Tickets Online   Frances Perkins Center| 207-563-3374 |

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July 2017 Newsletter

Join us on our Frances Perkins Homestead Tours on July 15th!     2017 Frances Perkins Homestead Tours     Join us for the first of our annual Frances Perkins Homestead Tours and get to know this National Historic Landmark that was home to Frances Perkins, the first US woman cabinet secretary. You will see

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Fall 2022 FPC Newsletter

Preservation and restoration activities are in full swing at the Frances Perkins Homestead. This National Historic Landmark in Newcastle, Maine serves as a tangible reminder that America is intended to be a vast homestead for all its people, a lively household for one and all, and that concern for the common good should govern our life together. We look forward to welcoming visitors in 2023.