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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 4, 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Giving = Power

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