Maggie Fogarty joined the staff of AFSC's New Hampshire Program in July of 2007 when she and her family returned to the United States after living and working for several years in Bolivia. Her work in New Hampshire is dedicated to movement building for economic justice, racial justice, immigrant rights and nonviolence. As a community organizer, policy advocate, and coalition-builder, she is grounded in Quaker values and a commitment to ensuring that directly-impacted people are supported as leaders in the struggle to create more justice and more peace.
Maggie has served on several boards of directors, including as a founding board member of the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness, and Housing Action NH. She is the convener of the NH Immigrant Rights Network, co-convener of NH Voices of Faith, facilitator for the Seacoast Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition, and co-leader of the NH Immigrant Visitation Program.
Maggie received a B.A. in History from Sweet Briar College (VA) in 1987, and an M.A. in Religious Studies from Villanova University (PA) in 1992. She and her husband live in Dover; they have two adult children.
Maggie serves on the Dover Racial Equity and Inclusion Committee, and she began her first term on the Dover School Board in January 2022. She and her husband are members of Dover Friends Meeting.