All posts by: lara dickson

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...
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...
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...
It all comes down to this week. There are 4 very important votes happening in Concord in the next three days, and we need you to take action to ensure the health and civil liberties of Granite Staters are protected. The most...
Thank you for your past support — it is because of you that we were able to accomplish so much last year. And it is because of you that we have been able to unite folks during the legislative session...
Here are some quick, easy actions you can take in the next week to help move forward key issues like enacting paid family and medical insurance and stopping transgender non-discrimination. Thank you! PAID FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE INSURANCE (HB 628) On...
(This following essay was written by Rights & Democracy member Nikki Casey) It’s time for New Hampshire to allow for a simple, employee-funded insurance program to allow workers to take paid time off to care for newborn children, recover from illness...
Calls Needed: Important Vote on Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance. Help us get one step closer to ensuring all Granite Staters have access to paid family and medical leave insurance (FAMLi)! We need folks to call state Representatives and...
It’s time to carry the electoral energy of 2017’s special elections into 2018 as we build momentum for the mid-term elections this November. Join RAD to knock doors for Democratic candidate Philip Spagnuolo in Belknap House District BE3, which is in Laconia,...
Hundreds of Granite Staters will gather on Wednesday, January 31 at the Legislative Office Building to show their support for a bill that will protect LGBTQ+ Granite Staters from discrimination. In 2016, Rights & Democracy became a founding member of a strong,...