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Want to Work in Politics? New Hampshire is a Good Place to Start

In New Hampshire, it’s safe to say that “Opportunity Knocks” for those of us who are captivated by the political process. Home to the country’s first primary election, the Granite State is less than 10,000 square miles in space but much larger in its effect on the political process. And that’s why during peak election […]

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The “Changemakers United” Way

New Hampshire is a great state for volunteering, with around 6,500 registered nonprofits in the state. And we really pitch in. As of 2017 there were 329,600 people volunteering in NH and 70,000 of those people were helping nonprofits in areas like marketing, events planning, and development; using skills they acquired through their work and […]

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Champions of Art: The Governor’s Arts Awards

New Hampshire has an abundance of talented and enthusiastic artists and makers. Thanks to the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the Governor’s Office, a collection of those artists are recognized each year for their outstanding dedication to the arts in the Granite State. I had the opportunity to attend this year’s Governor’s […]

A couple of bona fide young people having fun at Taco Tuesday with the Workforce Housing Coalition!

Housing Policy with a Side of Beer, Please!

It is autumn in New Hampshire. The temperatures are cooling, pumpkin spice is back, and we are in the thick of conference season! I attend a fair amount of conferences and other events for work and, not surprisingly, I am often the youngest person in the room. Is this because young people don’t care or […]

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What’s a Charrette?

Two years ago, I was interviewing for an internship with the Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast. The director at the time was telling me about the organization’s workforce housing design charrettes. A what? What’s a charrette? Luckily, it was a phone interview, so I whip open my laptop and quickly Google “charrette” while […]

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Manchester Likes Crazy Ideas (#CrazyMHTIdeas) Peddl was born after a catch up with a friend at one of our favorite farm-to-table restaurants, Republic. We chatted about work, passion projects and what we had been doing with our free time. I spoke of my love for people, community, cycling, marketing, and operating a business. She spoke of […]

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Sinking Roots in NH: A Recent College Grad’s Story

Growing up in a small, pass-through town in north-central Massachusetts, I was always drawn to Keene’s beautiful Main Street, quick access to the myriad of stores and restaurants, and the convenience of being away from home without being too far from my family. I decided to attend Keene State College in 2015 as a stepping […]

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Get to Know NH’s Young Professionals Networks

According to Wikipedia, the term young professional refers to “young people in their 20s and 30s who are employed in a profession or white-collar occupation.” However, with New Hampshire’s aging demographic, YPNs are more focused on building lasting relationships regardless of industry and not how old individuals are. These groups are a great resource for […]