Homelessness

Homeless Memorial Day Vigil

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Candlelight vigil in memory of those whose 2013 deaths were hastened by homelessness in New Hampshire.  This vigil is sponsored by the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness.  Non-perishable food items will be gratefully accepted and donated to the Friendly Kitchen. 

Homeless Memorial Day Flyer, Concord 2013

Flyer for Candle Light Vigil, Dec. 20, 2013.

Homeless Memorial Day Observed in 9 NH Locations

Homeless Memorial Day 2012

David Keller, HMD 2012

Rev. David Keller leads singing at Concord's Homeless Memorial Day, 2012.

Homeless Memorial Day events were held this year in Concord, Keene, Laconia, Lebanon, Manchester, Nashua, Newport, Peterborough, and Portsmouth. 

Coinciding with the longest night of the year, Homeless Memorial Day is an annual opportunity to remember the lives of those whose deaths were hastened by homelessness, and to rededicate ourselves to efforts that make decent, affordable housing available for everyone.

Gov. Hassan's Proclamation, Homeless Memorial Day 2013

Governor Maggie Hassan's proclamation of Homeless Memorial Day. 

New Hampshire HMD Names 2013

We remember 30 people whose deaths in New Hampshire in 2013 were hastened by homelessness.  These are their names.

FILM - "Inocente"

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

"Inocente" tells the inspiring tale of a young woman's determination to thrive despite being homeless.  Refreshments, conversations, and donations accepted to support the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness and the Concord Homeless Resource Center. 

"Inocente," May 2, Concord NH

Flyer for May 2, 2013 film at NHTI

Getting the Story Out: Terry Messman and the Power of Activist Journalism

Reporting from “the shelters, back alleys, soup kitchen lines and slum hotels where mainstream reporters rarely or never visit,” Street Spirit runs stories on economic inequality and the daily grind of human rights violations that poor people face.  It also chronicles the movement that is dramatically working for human rights. 

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