MANCHESTER, NH – Another conversation starter is on the calendar for those in Manchester interested in connecting and being part of the solution.
New Hampshire Listens – part of the Carsey School of Public Policy at UNH – is hosting 12 local conversations across the state that will engage residents in an important conversation about the increasing barriers our state’s children face in achieving their dreams.
Manchester residents are invited to come together on May 7 at UNH Manchester (see registration information below). Research from the Carsey School and other sources will help frame the discussion.
Attendees will learn about what the gaps are between the opportunities children have today compared with those of previous generations in our state. We invite you to join one of these conversations to weigh in with your experience and your perception of the opportunities, barriers, and prospects for future generations.
This work is the culmination of several events and opportunities.
First, awareness has increased across the state and nation about the realities of what our children can achieve economically, compared to previous generations.
Second, prior to the release of Robert Putnam’s book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, cross partisan national leadership began reaching out to Putnam to bring his expertise and research to the issue of the country’s widening inequality gap.
Finally the upcoming presidential primary season presents Granite State residents with a chance to voice their thoughts on these issues as our state becomes a first stop for those wishing to become president in 2016.
Join the conversation to talk about:
To register for one of the 12 community conversations, click on a link to each location below:
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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