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.
Pressure to balance the budget has put at risk many services and policies that protect New Hampshire’s most vulnerable residents—as well as the health of its relatively strong economy.
But Arnie Alpert and Maggie Fogarty, AFSC’s program coordinators in New Hampshire, have worked relentlessly to not only defend economic rights, but also empower the state’s residents to know when and how to take a stand.
While New Hampshire’s corrections department reviews proposals from private companies seeking to build and operate its prisons, the state’s residents are learning how prison privatization has played out elsewhere—namely, in Arizona.
Kathleen McQuillen and Arnie Alpert talk Occupy on the Fallon Forum
What's new with the Occupy movement in Iowa and New Hampshire? What's driving people around the nation and around the world to confront economic injustice? AFSC staff Kathleen McQuillen and Arnie Alpert explore these questions and more with guest host Jon Krieg on the Fallon Forum.
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