Sophia’s House Program Director :  Tricia Grant

Sophia’s House Program Director : Tricia Grant

How does a girl from Lewiston get sexually trafficked? And then become a leader in the recovery movement? Tricia Grant grew up exposed to alcohol, drugs, and sexual abuse and, by the time she was 12, she was struggling with housing stability. At 14, she was pregnant....
Sophia’s House, a safe place to call home

Sophia’s House, a safe place to call home

A former convent in Lewiston is now a safe haven for a small community of women Women who have survived a trifecta of traumatic, adverse experiences—sex trafficking or exploitation, addiction, and incarceration. “We’re more than a sober house,” said Sophia House...
Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

Courageous men learning to be in compassion Six times a week, ten men walk into Stephen Andrew’s office on Middle Street in Portland, slip off their shoes, sit in a circle and do something that takes some courage at first—they talk about their feelings. Andrew, a...
Get your giggle on to improve everything at Laughter Yoga

Get your giggle on to improve everything at Laughter Yoga

Neuroscientists know that laughter really is a great medicine. Sustained social laughter draws us together in ways that not only lighten the mood but strengthen the immune system, diminish pain and protect us from the effects of stress. Despite its name, Laughter Yoga...