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Looking to get involved this week? We’ve got you covered!

With Juneteenth this past weekend and Pride activities all month, we've been busy - and...Read More
June 20, 2022
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Grieving for the present; fighting to transform our future

Like so many, we are reeling from the news of the past two weeks. As a...Read More
May 27, 2022
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What a year it has been; this is what people power looks like!

Can you believe that the legislative year is over? What a year it has been!...Read More
May 27, 2022
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The Weekly: Build your canvassing skills with us this week!

As the weather and our work are heating up, we are growing our skills and...Read More
May 23, 2022
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NH Legislative Update: What a week we had in Concord!

This week alone, 14 Senate bills and 34 House bills were negotiated in Committees of...Read More
May 23, 2022
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NH Legislative Update: A big advance for Medicaid dental coverage!

We have some incredible news: early this morning, HB103, establishing a dental benefit under NH...Read More
May 16, 2022
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RAD Staff, Leaders Speak Truth to Power in NH Court Hearing

The five courageous activists - including RAD staff and leaders - who were arrested at...Read More
May 13, 2022
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RAD Responds to Sununu’s Failure to Deliver on Housing

A bill that would have enabled the distribution of $100 million in federal funds to...Read More
May 10, 2022
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May movement wins and turning rage into action.

Spring at Rights & Democracy has been off to a moving start. In our calls,...Read More
May 6, 2022
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How will you take action this week?

Last week was full of movement and community, and we are entering Monday with our...Read More
April 25, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of April 25th

Last week, we were happy to see more positive outcomes for RAD priority bills! These...Read More
April 25, 2022
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Will you join RAD this Earth Day?

As we enter mid-April, it's starting to really feel like Spring. The warmer weather is...Read More
April 18, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of April 18th

Thanks to everyone who has been testifying and reaching out to legislators, we saw a...Read More
April 18, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of April 11th

Last week, a RAD-supported healthcare bill PASSED in the House! In the coming week, THREE...Read More
April 11, 2022
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Presence and power

March was a huge month for Rights & Democracy, one of immense presence and power. ...Read More
April 6, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of April 4th

Last week, a RAD-supported healthcare access bill PASSED in the House! This week, two priority...Read More
April 4, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of March 28th

This week, two RAD-supported healthcare access bills made huge advancements in the Senate and House! See Highlights...Read More
March 27, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of March 21st

This last week was a tough one, with the House Legislature passing bad bills including...Read More
March 19, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of March 7th

Thank you for taking the time each week to contact committee members and your legislators....Read More
March 7, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of February 28th

This week brought positive and negative developments, as bills came up for floor votes in...Read More
February 28, 2022
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Rights & Democracy Welcomes New Executive Director: Kiah Morris

Rights & Democracy (RAD) is entering a new phase with the announcement of its next...Read More
February 25, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of February 21st

2022 Legislative Update, Week of February 14thThis past week saw some hopeful developments, as well...Read More
February 18, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of February 14th

Thank you to everyone who supported online, through letters or in person last week when...Read More
February 14, 2022
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Rights & Democracy Statement in Solidarity with Dartmouth Student Workers

Rights & Democracy stands in solidarity with Dartmouth student workers who are seeking to unionize....Read More
February 10, 2022
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Leading into 2022

This February, we are celebrating leadership across our movement. We’re seeing mounting interest in running...Read More
February 8, 2022
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HEAL Together February Updates for New Hampshire

Rights & Democracy is committed to building a movement for honest, accurate, and fully funded...Read More
February 7, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of February 7th

We hope you are not losing the passion to keep doing your part - your...Read More
February 7, 2022
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Rights & Democracy Statement on Rep. Nicole Klein-Knight

Rights & Democracy is founded on the principles of universal human rights and the liberation...Read More
February 6, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of January 31st

With the onslaught of negative bills, we are glad to share that this week there...Read More
January 31, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of January 24

This past week was quite a week, with Legislative committees hearing testimony on priority bills...Read More
January 21, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of January 18

This week, two more bills related to divisive concepts will be heard; we are asking...Read More
January 18, 2022
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Moving into 2022 with power

January is a special month at Rights & Democracy, one full of assessment and preparation....Read More
January 18, 2022
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2022 Legislative Update, Week of January 10

Following the start of the New Hampshire legislative session, this is our first weekly legislative update...Read More
January 10, 2022
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RAD 2021 Membership Assembly

Calling all members - new and old - the Membership Assembly is on the horizon!...Read More
November 10, 2021
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Meet New Hampshire’s newly elected movement champions!

What a night for the Granite State! Yesterday's elections were electric - out of RAD's 23...Read More
November 3, 2021
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Meet the Candidates 2021: September Endorsements

Over the past month, hundreds of our members across New Hampshire were able to vote...Read More
October 13, 2021
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Holding the line through October

We are all feeling deeply how much is at stake right now, and have been...Read More
October 9, 2021
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Here we go! Boldly stepping into September

I hope the final days summer have given all of you a chance to recharge....Read More
September 1, 2021
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Meet the Candidates 2021: Manchester

Over the past week, hundreds of our members across New Hampshire were able to vote...Read More
August 25, 2021
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Meet Our Fall 2021 Early Endorsed Municipal Candidates!

Rights & Democracy believes elections are both opportunities to elect strong champions that represent our...Read More
August 20, 2021
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August and the heart of our work

Over the past month, RAD really stepped into the heart of our work. The through...Read More
August 5, 2021
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Celebrating the many forms of freedom this July

This July marks a quiet shift for Rights & Democracy. With high vaccination rates across...Read More
July 10, 2021
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RAD & RDI Stand in Solidarity with Advisory Council Resignation

Rights & Democracy strongly condemns Governor Sununu’s latest attack on ten of his own Advisory...Read More
June 30, 2021
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An Open Letter from the Manchester Housing Alliance: Manchester allocates $4.7 million for development of affordable housing

The Manchester Housing Alliance acknowledges Mayor Joyce Craig and her administration for their Request for...Read More
June 21, 2021
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A Message from the RAD and RDI Boards of Directors

As the Boards of Directors of Rights & Democracy and Rights & Democracy Institute, we...Read More
June 7, 2021
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It’s Time to Take Things to the Next Level

Six years ago, I brought together some of the best organizers and leaders I knew...Read More
June 7, 2021
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It’s June, and Our Summer Work Is Heating Up!

It’s hard to believe we are nearly halfway through the year! Although the legislative session...Read More
June 5, 2021
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Support the Fight to Expand Medicaid Access – Share Your Story!

Expanding Medicaid access is an important step on the road to healthcare for all. If...Read More
June 4, 2021
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RAD Joins National Statement of Solidarity with Palestine

Rights & Democracy joins national solidarity statement calling on Biden Administration to condemn Israeli government...Read More
May 18, 2021
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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...Read More
May 8, 2021
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RAD’s Statement on the Chauvin Verdict

Our hearts are with the family and friends of George Floyd, who will finally see...Read More
April 20, 2021
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Sign the Petition: Stand Against the “Divisive Concepts” Amendment!

Open dialogue on the realities of racism and sexism in the Granite State is critical...Read More
April 6, 2021
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Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of March 15th

As the New Hampshire legislative session continues to move ahead, there are opportunities this week...Read More
March 15, 2021
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Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of March 8th

Amid the developments in the NH Legislature, it is critical that we keep making our...Read More
March 8, 2021
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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...Read More
March 5, 2021
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Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of March 1st

As we enter March, things are heating up in the NH Legislature - both the...Read More
March 1, 2021
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Mayor Craig: Establish a Housing Commission in Manchester

As advocates and community members push for real solutions to Manchester's housing crisis, the Manchester...Read More
February 25, 2021
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Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of February 22nd

This weekly resource, brought to you by RAD NH Movement Politics Director Asma Elhuni, is...Read More
February 22, 2021
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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...Read More
February 19, 2021
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Legislative Updates & Actions – Week of February 15th

Welcome back to our weekly legislative update, from RAD NH Movement Politics Director Asma Elhuni!...Read More
February 15, 2021
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Legislative Updates & Actions for the Week of February 8th

Every week, RAD NH Movement Politics Director Asma Elhuni is providing a legislative update to...Read More
February 8, 2021
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Legislative Updates & Actions for the Week of February 1st

It has been 14 years since Congress last raised the federal minimum wage - the...Read More
February 1, 2021
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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...Read More
January 25, 2021
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Legislative Updates & Actions for the Week of January 17th

The legislative session has started for both the house and the senate in New Hampshire....Read More
January 18, 2021
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Welcome to 2021 – we aren’t giving up now.

We hope you found time for rest and rejuvenation in the final days of December....Read More
January 14, 2021
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RAD and Coalition Partners Launch New Hampshire Renews

Hundreds Gather for Virtual Launch of Statewide Climate and Jobs Coalition MANCHESTER, NH – Community...Read More
January 14, 2021
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December Reflections to Close Out 2020

We made it! December is here at last.In January, everyone sensed we were embarking on...Read More
December 18, 2020
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The November Bistate Newsletter

The voters spoke in record numbers. Prominent in that record turnout were working class folks,...Read More
November 17, 2020
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2020 Membership Assembly featuring Rep. Rashida Tlaib!

We want to celebrate five years of RAD with you - longtime members, supporters, and...Read More
November 11, 2020
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RAD NH Election Wins & Next Steps

In the midst of a particularly difficult year, the November 3rd elections in New Hampshire...Read More
November 5, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Thank you, Bernie.

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