Welcoming New Hampshire
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Welcoming New Hampshire is a network of organizations and individuals taking the lead to create a welcoming environment for new immigrants. Because when a community welcomes newcomers, it becomes a better place for everyone.
We connect nonprofits and local governments and support them to transform their communities into vibrant places where people respect each other and everyone’s talents are valued and cultivated.
We seek to promote plans, programs, and policies that include all people because when everyone feels like they belong, the community becomes more prosperous.
Earlier this August, Manchester Board of Mayor and Alderman approved a resolution to join Welcoming America – the movement to welcome immigrants into our civic, economic and social life. Just last week, Mayor Ted Gatsas signed the resolution to make it official.Read the text of the resolution below. This development is part of a trend[…]
The following is a letter to the editor, originally published in the Concord Monitor. I want to commend Concord City Council for recently adopting a resolution to join Welcoming America. This decision is part of a growing movement of communities welcoming immigrants and refugees. As the state coordinator for Welcoming New Hampshire, I hope this[…]
Can you imagine walking down the street and someone walking past calls you Osama bin Laden? It sounds ridiculous, but believe me, I have been called bin Laden – not just once, but hundreds of times. Over the years I’ve even been called Jesus Christ, Moses, and Santa Claus. Even though I’m just an average[…]