The Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine General Collection consists of the records of groups and material gathered or created by individuals who have worked for social justice and civil rights in Maine.
To learn more about the collection, our mission, and our history, please visit our website.

Amjambo Africa!
Amjambo Africa! is Maine’s free newspaper for and about New Mainers from Africa. Paper and digital editions of the newsletter are published on a monthly basis in several languages including English, French, Kinyarwanda, Portuguese, Swhahili, and Somali.

TORCH: The Civil Rights Team Project (CRTP) Newsletter
The Maine Office of the Attorney General administers the Civil Rights Team Project (CRTP). The CRTP’s mission is to increase the safety of elementary, middle school, and high school students by reducing bias-motivated behaviors and harassment in our schools. The Torch is the CRTP newsletter, published three to four times per year.

Catalyst Change Awards
The Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine Catalyst for Change Award was created to acknowledge individuals who have been catalysts for change regarding diversity, equality, human and civil rights in Maine, particularly (but not exclusively) as it relates to the Sampson Collection populations (African American; Jewish; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people).

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All works in these collections are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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