The 13th Annual Community Block Party is BACK!
SAVE THE DATE! September 16, 2021 — 4:30PM - 6:30PM
Brick South at Thompsons' Point, Portland ME – In person and Streamed LIVE online
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ProsperityME’s 13th Annual Community Block Party will be held on Thursday, September 16th 2021 at Brick South in Portland from 4:30 to 6:30pm.

 

The annual event is an opportunity for all of the community to gather and celebrate the richness BIPOC  immigrant Mainers bring to our state, and to highlight our collective efforts to make Maine a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to live, work, and play. 

This years’ theme is “Opportunities to Flourish” and we will honor those in the community who work to provide opportunity to all!

Providing "Opportunities to Flourish" since 2009

Our program will include: 

  • Awards and recognition of our supporters and volunteers

  • Interviews with our community members

  • A roundtable discussion with ProsperityME students

  • Open-air professional networking

  • Entertainment provided by our community

  • Giveaways​ to thank you for your attendance

 

Masks and vaccination cards will be required to attend this event!

 

We will be checking your vaccination card at registration. Children under 12 and unvaccinated individuals will not be admitted.

A note about COVID-19 and the Delta variant: 

In light of the recent rise in COVID cases in Maine, the following precautions have been/ will be put in place:

  • Guests will be required to present ID and proof of vaccination for entry. Children under 12 and those unvaccinated will not be allowed to attend

  • Guests will be required to wear masks indoors (when not quick-sipping or speaking from the stage) 

  • Guests will be encouraged to fist or elbow bump to avoid shaking hands 

  • Guests will be asked to stay home if they don’t feel well and will be reimbursed if they purchased a ticket

  • Guests will be encouraged to maintain safe six-foot social distancing indoors 

  • Hand sanitizer will be provided to all and masks will be available

  • Dinner will be boxed To-Go and distributed at the end of the event

  • We will use this as an opportunity to encourage the importance of vaccination and to reach out to ProsperityME for more information.