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Democracy Defenders Resources and Updates

We are just over a week away from the November 3rd election, and we wanted...Read More
October 25, 2020

Tell Governor Sununu: Defend Our Democracy, Protect Our Elections & Save Our Court!

We are in a troubling time, and the future of our democracy is at stake....Read More
October 21, 2020

RAD 2020 NH Voter’s Guide

This is a big election year, and there is a lot on the line for...Read More
October 8, 2020

Sununu: Protect Our Healthcare, Stop the SCOTUS Confirmation!

President Trump recently nominated Amy Coney Barrett to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s...Read More
October 5, 2020

The August Newsletter

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September 16, 2020

Take Action and Support RAD Candidates!

There is still time for you get involved and help our candidates win in the...Read More
August 26, 2020

Round Two: RAD Endorses an Additional 21 Candidates in NH State Races

From municipal boards to the presidency, we need movement champions in office at every level...Read More
August 18, 2020

Actions of the Week: August 3rd to 7th

What happening this week? Check out RAD's upcoming events, key actions, resources and more!...Read More
August 5, 2020

Good Trouble by Jean Lewandowski

We’re especially proud right now to be parents and grandparents.  The Trump administration has finally...Read More
August 5, 2020

The July Newsletter

With half of the year behind us, we’re looking towards what's ahead with new energy....Read More
August 5, 2020

We need a People’s Bailout! Sign the petition!

For one of the wealthiest countries to ignore the struggles of everyday people and their...Read More
July 10, 2020

Thank you, Bernie.

Your ability to inspire and mobilize millions of people — many of whom have given...Read More
April 8, 2020

RAD is giving residents in manufactured home communities a voice

In the coming months, Rights & Democracy is embarking on an ambitious project to organize...Read More
April 4, 2020

In Response to Our Climate Test: Steyer Improves His Grade

Candidate Tom Steyer did his homework and improved his climate test grade from a C+...Read More
February 7, 2020

Our Future, Our Debate

The country’s eyes are now turned toward New Hampshire for the first in the nation primary,...Read More
February 5, 2020

Primary Report Card: Grading the Candidates’ Climate Plans

The climate emergency is the issue mobilizing thousands of people – especially younger and first-time...Read More
January 29, 2020

Building Power Ahead of 2020’s Women’s March

  We’re deep in preparations for the 2020 Women’s March here in New Hampshire! Along...Read More
January 3, 2020

The year in People Power: 2019

Wow, what a year it’s been at Rights & Democracy here in the Granite State....Read More
December 16, 2019

You are the power in People Power

Today marks the start of RAD People Power Week, a weeklong effort to connect with...Read More
December 1, 2019

Giving = Power

Rights & Democracy is a young organization, and we currently receive the majority of our...Read More
November 26, 2019

People’s Picks: RAD Elects New Board & Endorses for President

What a day! Thank you to all of our member volunteers, leaders, and staff who...Read More
November 18, 2019

Rights & Democracy Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

Rights & Democracy members have overwhelmingly voted to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic...Read More
November 16, 2019

2019 Rights & Democracy Board Nominees

Below are the Board of Director nominees who are up for election at this year’s...Read More
November 10, 2019

Endorsed! Joyce Craig for Mayor in Manchester election

Incumbent Joyce Craig has won the endorsement Rights & Democracy (RAD) in the Manchester mayoral...Read More
November 1, 2019

Mitch Greenwald Earns RAD & MPA Endorsement in Keene Mayoral Race

In an overwhelming show of support, Mitch Greenwald has won the co-endorsement of the Monadnock...Read More
October 28, 2019

Join us at a RAD People’s Issues Forum

Join Rights & Democracy, the New Hampshire Youth Movement, and People’s Action for a special...Read More
October 23, 2019

Join RAD’s email list

One way to stay on top of everything that’s going on — from meetings in...Read More
October 16, 2019

Save the Date: Membership Assembly & People Power Summit

Join Rights & Democracy (RAD) for our Annual Membership Assembly and People Power Summit Our...Read More
September 17, 2019

Reflecting on good, bad, and ugly of Trump Protest

Dozens of Rights & Democracy members joined a peaceful protest outside President Trump’s campaign rally...Read More
August 16, 2019

Welcome to Rights & Democracy conference call

Are you curious to learn more about Rights & Democracy NH? This one-hour conference call...Read More
August 6, 2019

Our Health Care System Needs A Structural Makeover

Doug Watt, Rights & Democracy member from Nashua, on why we need Medicare for All:...Read More
June 26, 2019

RAD in Action – Statewide Call – June 25, 2019

Our monthly Statewide Members’ Call is a time to connect with fellow Rights & Democracy...Read More
June 7, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House – Take action this week! (June 3, 2019)

We anticipate the minimum wage bill passing in the House, and making its way to...Read More
June 3, 2019

Our Platform, Our Statehouse – take action this week! (May 20, 2019)

We are in the final days of the Senate’s budgeting process and this may be...Read More
May 20, 2019

RAD members to Senators: Protect public education!

“I really didn’t know exactly what I was signing up to do,” said Rights &...Read More
May 15, 2019

Medicare for All Forum – Manchester – July 13, 2019

As the debate over Medicare for All heats up, the for-profit health care lobby and...Read More
May 14, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House – take action this week – May 13, 2019

A slew of bills related to the environment are up for a vote in the...Read More
May 13, 2019

Medicare for All Canvass – Portsmouth – May 18, 2019

Take part in the growing movement for Medicare for All in New Hampshire! At this...Read More
May 8, 2019

Statewide Members’ Call – all welcome! – May 21, 2019

Our monthly Statewide Members’ Call is a time to connect with fellow Rights & Democracy...Read More
May 7, 2019

Dynamic & Authentic Public Speaking – Plymouth – May 29, 2019

Whether you are speaking to inform or inspire, this workshop will explore the most effective...Read More
May 7, 2019

Medicare for All Barnstorm – Nashua – May 18, 2019

Take part in the growing movement for Medicare for All in New Hampshire! At this...Read More
May 6, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House – take action this week! (May 6, 2019)

In the coming days, our Senators will be deciding what changes to make to the...Read More
May 6, 2019

Medicare for All Barnstorm – Hanover – May 19, 2019

Take part in the growing movement for Medicare for All in New Hampshire! At this...Read More
April 24, 2019

Birddogging 101 – Claremont – May 29, 2019

Birddogging 101 is a participatory and interactive training that will give you the skills and...Read More
April 24, 2019

Medicare for All Barnstorm & Canvass – Concord – May 11, 2019

Take part in the growing movement for Medicare for All in New Hampshire! At this...Read More
April 24, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House – take action this week (April 22, 2019)

When we launched the New Hampshire People’s Platform on the first day of the 2019...Read More
April 22, 2019

Birddogging 101 – Plymouth – Wednesday, May 15

Birddogging 101 is a participatory and interactive training that will give you the skills and...Read More
April 18, 2019

Our Platform, Our Statehouse – take action this week – April 15, 2019

When we launched the New Hampshire People’s Platform on the first day of the 2019...Read More
April 15, 2019

Testimony That Resonates – Workshop – May 2, 2019

Have you ever testified at the State House before? Anyone can do it, and it’s...Read More
April 12, 2019

Birddogging 101 in Manchester – Thursday, April 25, 2019

What is birddogging? It simply means seeking out candidates as they campaign and pushing them...Read More
April 10, 2019

A victory for Newport public schools

My name is Kathy Hubert and I live in Newport, NH.  My husband and I...Read More
April 10, 2019

Sullivan County Education Funding Workshop – April 30, 2019

Do you want to see higher quality public schools in our state? Are you worried...Read More
April 9, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House – take action this week! April 8, 2019

When we launched the New Hampshire People’s Platform on the first day of the 2019...Read More
April 8, 2019

Statewide Members’ Call – April 16, 2019

Our monthly Statewide Members’ Call is a time to connect with fellow Rights & Democracy...Read More
April 3, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House – take action this week! April 1, 2019

When we launched the New Hampshire People’s Platform on the first day of the 2019...Read More
March 31, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House – take action this week! (March 26th, 2019)

When we launched the New Hampshire People’s Platform on the first day of the 2019...Read More
March 26, 2019

Get a seat at our People’s Presidential Forum – Give $20 for 2020!

With the election gearing up and the national spotlight trained on New Hampshire, Pam Clark...Read More
March 22, 2019

Education Funding Lobby Day – April 16, 2019

Concerned about the education funding crisis in our state but not sure how to help?...Read More
March 20, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House – take action this week! (March 18, 2019)

When we launched the New Hampshire People’s Platform on the first day of the 2019...Read More
March 18, 2019

Birddogging 101 Workshop – Thursday, March 28, 2019

What is birddogging? It simply means seeking out candidates as they campaign and pushing them...Read More
March 15, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House – take action this week! (March 11, 2019)

When we launched the New Hampshire People’s Platform on the first day of the 2019...Read More
March 11, 2019

Members’ Statewide Conference Call – March 19, 2019

Our monthly Statewide Members’ Call is a time to connect with fellow Rights & Democracy...Read More
March 5, 2019

Our Platform, Our State House- take action this week! (March 4, 2019)

When we launched the New Hampshire People’s Platform on the first day of the 2019...Read More
March 4, 2019

People’s Priorities Are Front and Center at Town Hall with Klobuchar

At a CNN town hall on Monday night, four members of Rights & Democracy pushed...Read More
February 21, 2019

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

Whether you are speaking to inform or inspire, this workshop will explore the most effective...Read More
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...Read More
January 29, 2019

Whole Movement Organizing Training

Trainees will leave with a deeper understanding of RAD’s theory of change and a grounding...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
October 25, 2018

Sign the Petition: Raise the Wage!

A recent report by the Rights & Democracy Education Fund — “New Hampshire Together: Voices...Read More
October 17, 2018

RAD People Power House Parties!

The goal of the parties is to GET OUT THE VOTE for progressive candidates and...Read More
October 10, 2018

Rights & Democracy Endorsed Candidates

Rights & Democracy (RAD) is encouraging everyone to get out and vote for these RAD-endorsed...Read More
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...Read More
September 20, 2018

Your 2018 Movement Builder Awardees!

The Rights & Democracy Project is excited to announce the recipients of our annual Movement...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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!...Read More
August 17, 2018

NEW HAMPSHIRE GUBERNATORIAL DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FORUM

Democratic candidates Molly Kelly & Steve Marchand will answer questions on topics of concern to...Read More
June 13, 2018

BUILDING A PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT: COFFEE & CONVERSATION

Join Nina Turner & Andru Volinsky at Keene State College for an exciting conversation about...Read More
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...Read More
June 1, 2018

Progress & Congress Candidates Forum

We’re excited to bring Nina Turner of Our Revolution to give the opening speech at...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
May 11, 2018

Make 2 Calls to Help With 4 Critical Bills This Week

It all comes down to this week. There are 4 very important votes happening in Concord in...Read More
April 30, 2018