Recently, working alongside Dana (TEAN board member) and Nsiona (Brunswick cultural broker), TEAN interns Lianna and Mary delivered computers provided by local schools to students of asylum-seeking families. Access to these computers will allow these students to stay connected, participate in remote English conversation groups, and interact with our interns throughout the summer and school … More Computer delivery to students to stay connected and participate in remote English conversation groups
The Emergency Action Network is proud to announce the commencement of our internship program and introduce our 2020 interns! We are so excited to have them. Hello! My name is Marie Nzeyimana, but I go by Mary. I am originally from Burundi and now call Tucson, Arizona home. I am a rising junior at Bowdoin … More Welcome to Our 2020 Interns!
Thanks to everyone in this picture for working to pull together our first ever event. October 17th TEAN hosted a lovely party and silent auction to support the work we do in the community. Thank you to everyone who came and who has supported the efforts of this organization over the past two years!
Buy your tickets here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3615548
We are now almost exactly one month out from our first ever event. 10/17 @7PM at the Frontier in Brunswick. We are having our first (annual) “Show of Hands” – a night in support of this organization. We hope it will be an opportunity to share our successes in the past two years with our … More First TEAN Event Approaching
– Sarah Stadnicki Kindness is known as a virtue and has been described as the “quality of a state of being kind and treating people with kindness and respect “ (Merrian- Webster). What makes this behavior most recognizable is the genuine concern that is displayed for others. In the months since joining TEAN, the amount … More The Kinder Than Necessary Project
Recently we were asked to help a trailer park community in Brunswick that had lost access to fresh drinking water. We quickly worked to get multiple deliveries of bottled water to the park and ultimately were able to secure a large donation from Poland Springs to help the families waiting for reliable water from their … More Reflections on our scope…
So just to recap… On October 19th of this year we sent our first email blast to a group of prospective TEAN Allies. Since then we’ve formed a contact list of hundreds of emails and over 560 Facebook members have joined our Facebook group (www.facebook.com/groups/emergencyactionnetwork/). In the past 2 months we have provided hundreds of items to … More Wrapping up 2016!
Happy Holidays! This season, The Emergency ActionNetwork is asking for your help in providing the homeless and high-need students of the Brunswick Schools with holiday gifts and gift cards. TEAN is committed to showing these students that they are not forgotten and that they live in a community of people who support them. You can help … More TEAN Holiday Gift Drive
So here’s the deal. We had been meeting for several months to brainstorm ways to connect community members to the children in our community in the most dire situations. We had heard the Brunswick school district steadily reporting an increase in homeless students -in just a few years we’ve seen that number go from 6 to 40. What … More We are overwhelmed by your generosity!