Tree Street Youth Executive Director Julia Sleeper, right, and Hawa Abdi carry new Chromebooks out to a ceremony Wednesday at Tree Street Youth in Lewiston. Spectrum donated 10 laptop computers and $2,500 to support the organization’s academic program, BRANCHES (Becoming Responsible Adults ‘N Cultivating Higher Education Success.) Founded in 2011, Tree Street Youth is a year-round program that serves 500 youth from prekindergarten through high school seniors with academics, empowerment, college access, leadership, enrichment and mentorship. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

JC Flame, left, and Dave Bobby do homework Wednesday at Tree Street Youth in Lewiston. Tree Street’s BRANCHES program received $2,500 from Spectrum. BRANCHES stands for Becoming Responsible Adults ‘N Cultivating Higher Education Success. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Tree Street Youth Executive Director Julia Sleeper, right, gives a tour of the Lewiston facility Wednesday to Lewiston Mayor-elect Carl Sheline, left, Lewiston Deputy City Administrator Brian O’Malley and Lewiston City Administrator Heather Hunter. The three city officials attended a ceremony where Spectrum donated 10 Chromebook laptop computers and $2,500 to Tree Street Youth. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

A facsimile of a check for $2,500 from Spectrum to Tree Street Youth in Lewiston is carried Wednesday to a ceremony that also included the gift of 10 Chromebook laptop computers for the organization. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Kate Foye, left, of Spectrum talks Wednesday with state Rep. Kristen Cloutier of Lewiston outside Tree Street Youth in Lewiston. Foye presented Tree Street with a check for $2,500 and 10 Chromebook laptop computers during a ceremony attended by Cloutier. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Ty Brimage, left, Dunkins Pierre, center, and Aden Mohamed carry new Chromebooks out to a ceremony Wednesday at Tree Street Youth in Lewiston. Spectrum donated the laptop computers and $2,500 to support Tree Street’s academic program, BRANCHES (Becoming Responsible Adults ‘N Cultivating Higher Education Success.) Founded in 2011, Tree Street Youth is a year-round program serving 500 youth from prekindergarten through high school seniors with academics, empowerment, college access, leadership, enrichment and mentorship. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal


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