Dream On Movie Showing Highlights Challenges in Reaching the American Dream

Community Concepts C.E.O Shawn Yardley and board chair Mike Carey welcomed more than 80 people to a community showing of the documentary Dream On on May 24th at the Franco Center in Lewiston.

The award winning film features political comedian John Fugelsang as he retraces the journey of Alexis de Tocqueville, whose study of our …

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Calculating Poverty

This past winter Powerball fever struck America. In February three winners shared a jackpot of $1.58 billion. Luck, and the ability to beat the odds helped a great deal, the odds of winning the Powerball are 1 in 292 million.

Come on you know you did it. You must have imagined what you would …

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Shawn Yardley, CEO of Community Concepts, hits the airwaves to talk about his vision for Community Concepts

On March7, 2016, Shawn Yardley, CEO of Community Concepts made an appearance on Z 105.5’s The Breakfast Club.

With host Matty B, Shawn spoke about his first 6 months on job at Community Concepts and how his background has helped shape his views on social service programs and business development.

“Community Concepts does things I …

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Community Concepts Expands Leadership Team with new Director of I.T.

Community Concepts, a leading non-profit and Community Action Agency serving Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford Counties, announced the hiring of Richard Davis as Director of Information Technology.

Working in the Information Technology field since 1988, Rich has 27 years of experience in a variety in both for-profit and non-profit organizations, serving in management, supervisory, and direct …

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Active Parenting Class Schedule Set for March

Community Concepts has announced the Active Parenting workshop schedule for March.

Through a combination of videos, activities and group discussion, over the 6 week course parents will learn how to:

Use discipline Communication strategies with your children Teach responsibility, foster independence and encourage self esteem Diffuse and handle problems as they come up Hold family …

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