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Local Candidates Speak to the Issues at Legislative Forum

On Monday, October 10th, Impact Monadnock and The American Democracy Project at Keene State College hosted a successful Legislative Forum on Children & Families in the Monadnock Region in the Mabel Brown Room of Keene State College.  Six legislative candidates from both sides of the aisle shared the stage to discuss their thoughts and propose solutions on how to improve the well-being of our region’s children & families. The candidates on stage that evening were as follows:

 

House of Representatives

  • Anne Cartwright (R, Cheshire District 2)
  • Laura Lynch (D, Hillsboro District 25)
  • Richard Ames (D, Cheshire District 9)
  • Lisa Beaudoin (D, Hillsboro District 25)

Senate

  • Jay Kahn (D, District 10)
  • Chester Lapointe (R, District 10)

Legislative Forum on Children and Families in the Monadnock Region

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On October 10th from 6-8 PM at Keene State College, Impact Monadnock, in partnership with the American Democracy Project of Keene State College, will host a Legislative Forum on Children and Families in the Monadnock Region.

All are welcome to attend this free, public event to talk to local decision-makers about issues affecting children and families in the Monadnock Region. Guest speaker MaryLou Beaver of Every Child Matters will share information about the “Opportunity Gap” and children’s issues at the state level.

Click on the flyer for a downloadable PDF version. For more information, please contact Marj Droppa at 603-352-4209 or marj@muw.org.

Save the Date: Legislative Forum on October 10th

Impact Monadnock, in partnership with the American Democracy Project of Keene State College, will host a Legislative Forum on Children and Families in the Monadnock Region on October 10, 2016 from 6-8 PM at Keene State College. Save the date and spread the word about this upcoming opportunity for civic engagement!

Please click on “Continue Reading” to see the full “Save the Date” flyer. A downloadable PDF version of the flyer can be accessed here.

Advocates, Educators Participate in Mind in the Making Training Institute in Keene

Thirty-three early childhood advocates and educators participated in the first Mind in the Making Training Institute in New Hampshire. During this 3-day institute, which took place at the Alumni Center at Keene State College, the attendees learned about, and directly experienced, the Seven Essential Life Skills Modules, in preparation to become Community Facilitators, and eventually go on to teach these skills to others. The Seven Essential Life Skills are: Focus and Self Control, Perspective Taking, Communicating, Making Connections, Critical Thinking, Taking on Challenges, and Self-Directed, Engaged Learning.