“Thank you for setting up the Downeast Rainbow Alliance table at Shead! It’s super cute! Hopefully it will bring some much needed awareness!!” -HS Parent
In Winter/Spring 2021 we created custom displays for high schools & higher education schools in our region. These displays offer FREE resources, identity-affirming & self care items for ALL students, whether questioning their identity or not.
We have partnered with: Cobscook Experiential Programs, Cobscook Trails, Health Equity Alliance of Maine, Healthy Acadia, Maine Sea Coast Mission, Maine TransNet, Next Step Domestic Violence, OutMaine, Tides Institute & Museum of Art, University of Maine at Machias, Wabanaki Public health, Washington County Community College to provide these displays.
We have included: Suicide Prevention, Substance Use Prevention, Domestic Violence Awareness, LGBTQ2S Support, Gender Info, Sexuality Info, Arts Programming, Leadership Programming, College Resources.
Items included were: Pronoun Stickers, Progress Pins, Rainbow Items, Face Masks, Artist Supplies, Treats, Teas, Bubble Bath & Lip Balm.
Funded by Downeast Partnerships for Success, Maine Community Foundation & The Jonathan Stein Charitable Foundation.
We give thanks to MaineTransNet for all the ways they support us.