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Perkins Center garden party Frances Perkins Center Board of Directors Chair Christopher Breiseth, center, with award recipients at the annual Garden Party Aug. 13. The Open Door Award was given to Lindsey Davis, left, Director of Crisis Services at the Coalition for the Homeless of...

FRANCES PERKINS CENTER PO Box 281 • Newcastle, ME 04553 • 207.563.3374 • inf0@FrancesPerkinsCenter.org • FrancesPerkinsCenter.org UPCOMING EVENTS 2014 PERKINS HOMESTEAD TOURS We continue our annual summer tours of the Newcastle Homestead of Frances Perkins. Enjoy a day with us on guided tours of the...

  Continuing her work into the 21st Century. Each year, Frances Perkins Center honors three individuals whose work in the area of social justice and economic security exemplifies the spirit of Frances Perkins. AWARDS Intelligence and Courage Award: The name of this award comes from...

    Save the Date May 9 – Presentation before the Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn. May 11 – FP Icon Blessing at St. Andrews Church, Newcastle, ME. May 13 – FP Feast Day at the Parish of St. Monica and St. James in Washington,...

Rediscovering Government FRANCES PERKINS CENTER October 4, 2013 As a student at Mount Holyoke College, Frances Perkins was already working for change. And she never stopped. Her life was a testament to the belief that change is possible. Today, Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella continues...
Shining a light on Frances Perkins' legacyFinally getting her due