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Workshop: Dynamic & Authentic Public Speaking – March 7th, 1-3pm

Whether you are speaking to inform or inspire, this workshop will explore the most effective way to present a speech to accomplish your aim. Some of the things we will cover: How to connect with your audience, how to hold...
February 1, 2019

People-Powered Presidential Forums in New Hampshire!

With New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary roughly one year away, Rights & Democracy, New Hampshire Youth Movement, and People’s Action are announcing they will co-host a presidential candidates forum on October 13 at the University of New Hampshire. Candidates will be...
January 29, 2019

Whole Movement Organizing Training

Trainees will leave with a deeper understanding of RAD’s theory of change and a grounding in why and how to build local power and a local base of activists working and building relationships together. ...
January 2, 2019

Top 10 RAD Highlights for 2018

Around New Year's Eve every year, I like to reflect on the highlights from the previous year in our work. In 2018, our success was achieved by the work of dozens of incredibly hardworking staff and member leaders, strong support...
December 30, 2018

Get Out the Vote with Bernie Sanders in Manchester

New Hampshire Youth Movement (NHYM) and Rights & Democracy NH (RAD) are hosting Bernie Sanders at Brookside Congregational Church in Manchester on November 4—just two days before the midterm elections!...
October 25, 2018

Get Out the Vote With Bernie Sanders at UNH

New Hampshire Youth Movement (NHYM) and Rights & Democracy NH (RAD) are hosting Bernie Sanders at the University of New Hampshire on November 4, just two days before the midterm elections....
October 25, 2018

Sign the Petition: Raise the Wage!

A recent report by the Rights & Democracy Education Fund — “New Hampshire Together: Voices from the Granite State”* — found strong, shared agreement across the state around the major issues facing our families and communities....
October 17, 2018

RAD People Power House Parties!

The goal of the parties is to GET OUT THE VOTE for progressive candidates and bring attention to issues that matter most to you and our communities and how we can work together to solve them....
October 10, 2018

Rights & Democracy Endorsed Candidates

Rights & Democracy (RAD) is encouraging everyone to get out and vote for these RAD-endorsed candidates this November! We need these community leaders elected so they can champion policies to defend public education, access to health care, paid family and medical...
October 5, 2018

URGENT: Join us in NH to #StopKavanaughNow!

Help us #StopKavanaughNow and join us tomorrow, Friday, September 21 in New Hampshire to let Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine — who will be speaking at St. Anselm College — know that we want her to keep her word and protect...
September 20, 2018

Your 2018 Movement Builder Awardees!

The Rights & Democracy Project is excited to announce the recipients of our annual Movement Builder Award winners for Vermont and New Hampshire....
September 19, 2018

Support these RAD Candidates Today!

New Hampshire's primary is TODAY and Rights & Democracy (RAD) is encouraging everyone to get out and vote in their local elections for these RAD-endorsed candidates!...
September 11, 2018

Help Protect Health Care in New Hampshire

Gov. Chris Sununu’s administration is seeking to impose the harshest Medicaid work requirement in the country—resulting in hundreds, if not thousands, of Granite Staters losing their health care. We can help stop this from happening, but we need to act...
August 21, 2018

Tell Governor Sununu to Stand Up for Public Education

Stand up for New Hampshire’s public schools that are increasingly under attack!...
August 17, 2018

NEW HAMPSHIRE GUBERNATORIAL DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FORUM

Democratic candidates Molly Kelly & Steve Marchand will answer questions on topics of concern to Granite Staters in the White Mountains and North Woods regions. From decent paying jobs, to adequate transportation and social services, to affordable and accessible education...
June 13, 2018

BUILDING A PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT: COFFEE & CONVERSATION

Join Nina Turner & Andru Volinsky at Keene State College for an exciting conversation about how to build the progressive movement in 2018 and beyond! Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door: Buy them here! Nina Turner will be...
June 8, 2018

Stop Work Requirements in New Hampshire

Republican lawmakers have requested a federal waiver to impose a harsh work requirement on recipients of Medicaid Expansion in the Granite State. Folks who want to remain on Medicaid Expansion will now be forced to work 25 hours a week (100 hours a...
June 1, 2018

Progress & Congress Candidates Forum

We’re excited to bring Nina Turner of Our Revolution to give the opening speech at Rights & Democracy’s first-ever congressional candidate forum in New Hampshire! Radio personality and self-proclaimed “recovering politician” Arnie Arnesen will moderate the discussion. UPDATE: All Democratic...
May 18, 2018

Thank Legislators & Governor Sununu for Supporting HB 1319

Now that HB 1319 is through the Senate, we’re closer than we’ve ever been to ensuring state law explicitly protects transgender Granite Staters from discrimination in housing, employment and public places like restaurants and hospitals. That Senate vote was the...
May 17, 2018

Protest Betsy DeVos at Atkinson Country Club

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, a champion of such horrendous ideas as cutting funds to public education and opening privatized charter schools, will pay a visit to the Granite State next Monday evening. DeVos is the guest of honor at a New Hampshire...
May 11, 2018