Unspoken Truth in Congress Square Park
6:00 PM18:00

Unspoken Truth in Congress Square Park

Maine Inside Out performs “Unspoken Truth” in Congress Square Park as part of the new Open City Wednesdays.

On Wednesdays from May through September this year, Congress Square Park is featuring organizations who create space to think together about critical, timely issues and present opportunities to engage through art, connection with each other, and interaction with people who have direct experience with the topics.

More info TBA

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5:00 PM17:00


Hosted by MIO Biddeford, “Make Space For Youth” aims to bring together community members and stakeholders for a conversation about building more resources for youth, with a specific focus on teen homelessness, racial injustice, youth programming, and safe spaces. 

Featuring a performance of “Unspoken Truth” in Biddeford’s Shevenell Park.

All welcome. Substance free.

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National Day of Empathy, MIO performance and dialogue at the Statehouse, Augusta
10:00 AM10:00

National Day of Empathy, MIO performance and dialogue at the Statehouse, Augusta

The National Day of Empathy highlights the need for #JusticeReformNOW and shares the perspectives of Americans impacted by the current justice system - from survivors of violent crime to those who are addicted to opioids or other drugs and those who mentally ill to incarcerated individuals working to transform themselves, people with a criminal record desperately seeking a second chance, and all community members impacted by crime, public safety, and violence.

Maine Inside Out is proud to be our state’s hosting organization for the 2019 Day of Empathy. Maine Inside Out will perform “Unspoken Truth,” an original performance created by the cast based on their experiences in Maine communities and correctional facilities. A dialogue will follow the performance to further explore the personal and collective experiences that inspired the play. The event will take place in room 436 at the Maine State House and begin at 11:30am.


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6:00 PM18:00

Love Is Alternatives to Incarceration at First Friday in Portland

Maine Inside Out and Portland Outright have been touring the pieces of our collaborative show Love is Alternatives to Incarceration since its debut in November 2017. We're so excited to reunite the performance and art installation on June 1st for a special Portland's First Friday Art Walk event in Congress Square Park. Following the performance, we'll be hosting a Cumberland County District Attorney Candidates Forum where all candidates are invited to answer questions from the public and hear from Maine Inside Out and Portland Outright participants. We hope you'll join us!

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to Jun 6

MIO Long Creek Youth Development Center Performances

Join MIO at LCYDC for our Spring Showcase. Each of the LCYDC MIO groups will perform two times. All performances to take place at Long Creek Youth Development Center.

****RSVP required by 5/7/18 with first and last name, middle initial and date of birth to maineinsideout@gmail.com

If you are an approved LCYDC volunteer, staff or visitor, no RSVP necessary.

****Please arrive 30 minutes before showtime.

SPRUCE (Girls group)- Wednesday May 30, 12-1

SOLO Boys (Older boys group) - Thursday May 31, 12-1

High School Boys - Monday June 4, 12-1

High School Boys - Tuesday June 5, 12-1

SOLO Boys (Older boys group) - Tuesday June 5, 2-3

SPRUCE (Girls group) - Wednesday June 6, 12-1

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7:00 PM19:00

Love Is Alternatives to Incarceration at the 2018 New England Youth Identity Summit

Join us at the 2018 New England Youth Identity Summit, an event designed to spark meaningful conversations about identity, diversity, and community!

MIO to perform Friday April 6 at 7pm.

Summit is FRIDAY, APRIL 6–SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018. The theme of this year's event: Reshaping Communities: Finding the Courage to Talk to Each Other.

For more info on the Summit:


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