Arnie Alpert serves as AFSC’s New Hampshire co-director and co-coordinator of the Presidential Campaign Project, and has coordinated AFSC's New Hampshire program since 1981. He is a leader in movements for economic justice and affordable housing, civil and worker rights, peace and disarmament, abolition of the death penalty, and an end to racism and homophobia.
As Communications Coordinator for the Martin Luther King Day Committee from 1988 to 1999, Arnie played a central role in the campaign for a New Hampshire state holiday honoring Dr. King, which was first officially observed in 2000.
Arnie has been published in the Concord Monitor, the New Hampshire Union Leader, the New Hampshire Business Review, Friends Journal, Dollars & Sense, The Progressive, and TheStreet.com and has been interviewed by Democracy Now and New Hampshire Public Radio. In 2010 he received the Martin Luther King Award from the coalition which sponsors the annual MLK Day Community Celebration in Manchester. Arnie publishes a blog, In Zane Times. He also publishes a weekly newsletter called State House Watch and hosts a weekly radio show on WNHN-FM. He was recently profiled in the Union Leader for his decades of social justice activism.
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