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Concord homelessness task force recommends more low-income housing, case management

Maggie Fogarty at Homeless Memorial Day 2012

Maggie sings

Maggie Fogarty led the Homeless Memorial Day program in front of the State House in Concord on December 21, 2012.

After a lengthy period of research, the Concord Homelessness Task Force came out with a set of recommendations, including advocating for more low-income housing, increased case management, and better coordination between existing organizations. AFSC's Maggie Forgarty speaks to the Concord Monitor about her reflections on the report and what it will take to end homelessness in New Hamprshire. Read the full article here

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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.

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. 

Draft ordinance on "aggressive pandhandling"

Proposed municipal ordinance to ban "agressive panhandling" in Concord NH.

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