What We Do
Pittsfield Listens encourages the power of youth, parent, family, and community voice on issues and policies that directly affect their education and their life, with a specific focus on engaging those who have historically been underrepresented. We support emerging youth and adults leaders through participatory leadership development, education, and training, so that youth succeed in the Pittsfield schools and beyond.
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News & Events
Students, school officials from Berlin, Pittsfield plead for more funding from state. May 2019
Students and school officials from some of New Hampshire’s most economically challenged communities made a plea Tuesday for more funding from the state. The students called on state senators to take action to secure more funds. “Every year, we’re set up to lose more and more, and at some point, there’s going to be nothing […]
Pittsfield Listens welcomes new staff! 2019
Pittsfield Listens is thrilled to welcome new staff to the team: *Amanda Pawlik- Youth Organizer. As an artist and educator, Amanda brings a passion for exploring stories from many perspectives and giving voice to those who need it most. *Katie Nikas- Parent Organizer. Katie brings her experience as a Pittsfield community member, Parent, and as […]
Student Voice Summit 2018
On March 23, 2018 over 100 students, educators, and administrators convened at Saint Anselm College. The purpose of this gathering was to connect, collaborate, and learn about the potential impact student voices, when embraced and respected by their school and communities, can have on learning, educational outcomes, and school culture. Organized by NH Listens, the […]