“I didn’t feel before like I had a say in the town. I feel differently now.” 2012

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2012

Jen Cole and her daughter Julia stood back when it came to town or school issues. Then they were introduced to Pittsfield Listens, a program that engages community members from diverse backgrounds and different opinions in productive conversations to solve critical problems. Pittsfield Listens is one of eight such independent groups around the state supported by New Hampshire Listens. The Foundation has funded New Hampshire Listens since that group’s inception in 2011. “I didn’t feel before like I had a say in the town,” says Jen. “I feel differently now.”

Read more in  Speaking Up For Community  NH Charitable Foundation Annual Report.  Spotlights Pittsfield Listens and our partners NH Listens.