Youth Civil Rights Teams Meet in Augusta 

More than 200 schools in Maine have civil rights teams.On Monday, 1,200 of those students travelled to the capital to conference, as guests of Maine’s Attorney General’s office.Students as young as 3rd grade all the way up through seniors in high school took part at Maine annual civil rights team conference.All have the common goal of combating hate, prejudice, harrassment and bias in their communities. “Today we celebrate all of you,” Maine’s Attorney General Janet Mills told the students on Monday. “You’re the leaders of our state, not tomorrow’s but today’s. You are leading our state to become the most welcoming, the most tolerant state in our nation.”At the end of the day kids were able to take part in some dancing to the rhythms of African drumming.