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.
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.
Rev. David Keller leads singing at Concord's Homeless Memorial Day, 2012.
Homeless Memorial Day events were held this year in Concord, Keene, Laconia, Lebanon, Manchester, Nashua, Newport, Peterborough, and Portsmouth.
Coinciding with the longest night of the year, Homeless Memorial Day is an annual opportunity to remember the lives of those whose deaths were hastened by homelessness, and to rededicate ourselves to efforts that make decent, affordable housing available for everyone.
"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.
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.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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