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In the year that followed the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, CPHV like many other civil rights organizations watched the rate of reported incidents of harassment targeting Muslims and Arabs decline. However, at the same time, members of Maine’s immigrant and Muslim communities were reporting significantly increasing levels of fear.
In response, CPHV focused its advocacy work on investigating and documenting the fear and bias experienced by immigrants, refugees, Muslims and Arabs in Maine. In November of 2003, we released our findings and recommendations for policy development and community support.

Download a copy of The Fractured American Dream

Download a copy of The Fractured American Dream: The Destructive Impact of U.S. Anti-Terrorism Policy on Muslim, Latino and Other Immigrants and Refugees Two Years After September 11, 2001.

What's New:

Deering High School Report on Harassment (PDF)

The Unity Project


The Controversial Dialogues Program