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LearningWorks is a dynamic community-based organization. We started in 1967 as a grassroots neighborhood advocacy movement to protect the working people of the west end and never stopped moving forward with the community. Today LearningWorks is a social service agency that serves people all over Androscoggin, York, and Cumberland counties. We serve young children, at-risk youth, and low-income families. .
LearningWorks 2017 YBA Graduation
Join LearningWorks as they celebrate the graduation of the Youth Building Alternatives Class of 2017
LearningWorks Lights On After School
LearningWorks hosted a "Lights On After School" rally at Portland City Hall bringing together several afterschool programs in the city to encourage parents and students to participate in these important programs.
LearningWorks Lights On Afterschool Program
Find out about LearningWorks upcoming "Lights Out Afterschool" event
LearningWorks 2016 YBA Graduation
Celebrate with the Class of 2016 at the LearningWorks Youth Building Alternatives graduation
Find out about the LearningWorks Aim High / AmeriCorps program
LearningWorks Graffiti Grant
Find out about the grant provide to LearningWorks by CBRE/The Boulos Company for it's Graffiti Buster Program
LearningWorks English Language Program
Find out about the LearningWorks English Language Program
Meet two successful students in the Youth Building Alternatives program at LearningWorks
LearningWorks December 2014 YBA Graduation
Celebrate the graduation of student from the LearningWorks Youth Building Alternatives program
Find out about LearningWorks' Americorps program in the Portland Public Schools
Learning Works Family Game Night
Check out Family Game Night at the East End School sponsored by LearningWorks
LearningWorks Team Trivia
Join LearningWorks for their Team Trivia Challenge to benefit the Literacy Volunteers of Greater Portland
LearningWorks 2013 YBA Graduation
The LearningWorks 2013 Youth Building Alternatives Graduation at the Rines Auditorium
YouthBuild Biddeford Open House
Visit YouthBuild Biddford, a joint project of LearningWorks and the Biddeford Housing Authority for at-risk youth
LearningWorks 21st Century Grant
LearningWorks has received two Maine Department of Education 21st Century Grants to provide early intervention in four new after school programs in Portland and Biddeford Maine. At a press conference CEO Ethan Strimling explained that 1,400 students will be helped by the program over the next five years
Each year 2,000 Maine students drop out of high school. Recently, LearningWorks held a graduation for 15 students in their Youth Building Alternatives program. Despite the hardships they have endured they have found the courage to overcome their past and look forward to a brighter future
LearningWorks' Youth Building Alternatives program
The Youth Building Alternatives program at LearningWorks offers support for young men and women who have dropped out of high school. Program Director, Soni Waterman talks about how it makes a difference in their lives
LearningWorks holds graduation
LearningWorks' program Youth Building Alternatives held their graduation and CEO, Ethan Strimling talks about the program.
LearningWorks Executive Director, Ethan Strimling, talks about the grant awarded to help Portland's high school students
LearningWorks YBA Graduation
LearningWorks's Youth Building program holds its graduation ceremony
LearningWorks Fall Programs
Interim Director Joel Russ describes LearningWorks programs for the fall of 2011
LearningWorks holds another Community Conversation to address the cycle of poverty. The feature speaker for his conversation is Maine Governor LePage.
LearningWorks Community Conversation LePage Preview
Bodi Luce talks about LearningWorks upcoming Community Conversation with Governor LePage.
LearningsWorks receives grant
LearningWorks receives a grant from the US Dept. of Labor to continue their work with at-risk youth
Learning Works new Service Center
Learning Works is opening a new Service Center in Biddeford
LearningWorks Graffiti Busters
LearningWorks Graffiti Busters at work
LearningWorks WalMart Grant
LearningWorks receives a grant from WalMart to support its English language program.
LearningWorks Community Conversations
LearningWorks Community Conversations provides a local forum to discuss the cycle of poverty.
LearningWorks English Program
El-Fadel shares his experiences in Dafur and how LearningWorks English Language Program helped him resettle in the United States.
Learning Works Cultural Celebration
LearningWorks hosts a celebration of the different cultures of the people in their programs
LearningWorks Community Conversations
Bodi Luse talks about Community Conversation hosted by LearningWorks to address the cycle of poverty
LearningWorks After School Art
LearningWorks holds an art exhibit at the Portland Museum of Art for is after school arts program
Graduates of LearningWorks Youth Build program tell their stories