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This month is going to be a-May-zing!

With the warm weather rolling in and more vaccines rolling out,  we were thrilled to kick off this month with live in-person events for May Day. ...
May 8, 2021

RAD’s Statement on the Chauvin Verdict

Our hearts are with the family and friends of George Floyd, who will finally see his murderer held accountable, and we hope that they can now find some peace and closure....
April 20, 2021

Sign the Petition: Stand Against the “Divisive Concepts” Amendment!

Open dialogue on the realities of racism and sexism in the Granite State is critical to achieving a multiracial democracy where Black, Brown and White communities can thrive together....
April 6, 2021

Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of March 15th

As the New Hampshire legislative session continues to move ahead, there are opportunities this week to take action for paid sick leave, collective bargaining rights, a People's Budget, and more!...
March 15, 2021

Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of March 8th

Amid the developments in the NH Legislature, it is critical that we keep making our voices heard on the priorities we support for our collective future, as well as to oppose attacks on our communities' rights and basic needs. You...
March 8, 2021

Building Our Momentum As We Approach Spring

March, with its annual malaise of not-quite-winter, not-quite-spring, feels especially damp this year as it marks our quarantine anniversary. It has been a difficult time for so many of us, but it is not without moments of inspiration....
March 5, 2021

Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of March 1st

As we enter March, things are heating up in the NH Legislature - both the good and the bad. Check out our weekly review of pending bill hearings and major developments from last week, and sign up using the form...
March 1, 2021

Mayor Craig: Establish a Housing Commission in Manchester

As advocates and community members push for real solutions to Manchester's housing crisis, the Manchester Housing Alliance has submitted the following letter to Mayor Joyce Craig's office, calling for the establishment of a Housing Commission in the city....
February 25, 2021

Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of February 22nd

This weekly resource, brought to you by RAD NH Movement Politics Director Asma Elhuni, is a great way to stay informed about upcoming bill hearings and additional ways you can take action....
February 22, 2021

Meet Our 2021 NH Town Meeting Day Endorsed Candidates!

With New Hampshire's Town Meeting Day coming up on March 9th, we are excited to announce our full slate of 2021 RAD-endorsed candidates for local elected offices across the state!...
February 19, 2021

Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of February 15th

Welcome back to our weekly legislative update, from RAD NH Movement Politics Director Asma Elhuni! This week, we've got three actions you can take to urge state and federal legislators to support housing, economic and climate justice...
February 15, 2021

Legislative Updates & Actions for the Week of February 8th

Every week, RAD NH Movement Politics Director Asma Elhuni is providing a legislative update to help you stay up to date on key bill hearings and how to make your voice heard. This week, wages and workers rights are a...
February 8, 2021

Legislative Updates & Actions for the Week of February 1st

It has been 14 years since Congress last raised the federal minimum wage - the longest period in US history without an increase....
February 1, 2021

Legislative Updates and Actions for the Week of January 24th

This was a historic week with the inauguration of a new president and executive orders that rescinded the previous administrations harmful executive orders. Though this is a step in the right direction, we believe more can and should be done...
January 25, 2021

Legislative Updates & Actions for the Week of January 17th

The legislative session has started for both the house and the senate in New Hampshire. You can see what’s coming up this week by visiting the Senate calendar here and the House Calendar here. ...
January 18, 2021

Welcome to 2021 – we aren’t giving up now.

We hope you found time for rest and rejuvenation in the final days of December. Here at RAD, we are coming into the new year ready to get to work. 2020 was hard – exhausting, and at times, devastating for...
January 14, 2021

RAD and Coalition Partners Launch New Hampshire Renews

Hundreds Gather for Virtual Launch of Statewide Climate and Jobs Coalition MANCHESTER, NH – Community members, legislators, environmental advocates, social justice organizations, and others will come together this Thursday, January 14,  for the virtual launch of New Hampshire Renews, a...
January 14, 2021

December Reflections to Close Out 2020

We made it! December is here at last.In January, everyone sensed we were embarking on one of our most critical years as an organization....
December 18, 2020

The November Bistate Newsletter

The voters spoke in record numbers. Prominent in that record turnout were working class folks, people of color and women....
November 17, 2020