Educational Policy

The ACA helped reduce longstanding racial disparities in coverage rates, improving health care access for communities of color across the board. Destroying the ACA would be especially harmful as the country is still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, which has disproportionately impacted Latino communities nationwide.  Read more →

Harbor Homes, a non-profit organization in Nashua, NH, received a $25,000 grant from the Bank of America Foundation to help end homelessness in Greater Nashua and NH. Funds will be used to ensure that housing, health care, and other services needed by more than 5,000 vulnerable NH community members continue, especially in the wake of Covid-19, supporting the entire continuum of Harbor Homes’ housing services—from street outreach and temporary housing to case management and permanent homes. Harbor Homes works with all individuals and families experiencing homelessness, but especially veterans and others community members at the greatest risk of chronic homelessness, such as those living with behavioral health disorders and HIV/ AIDS. Read more →

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution provides for the “right of the people to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” But what does that mean and how does it work? On March 19, from 6pm - 8 pm, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications and the New England First Amendment Coalition are celebrating Sunshine Week with an expert panel discussion called Keeping the Light On: Holding Government Accountable. Read more →

NHTI is pleased to announce the Spring opening of our Innovation Lab- a space where business, faculty and students will connect on project-based learning- free work for businesses and portfolio-building opportunities for students: a perfect collaboration. Join us on March 6th from 12-2pm at the Library/Learning Commons to learn about our students’ skills that will support the work that you need completed.  Faculty will share examples of possible projects and discuss project criteria. Read more →

The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing and the Committees on Education and Labor and Energy and Commerce had markups on the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), Democrats’ landmark bill to drastically reduce prescription drug prices, of which Reps. Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Ann Kuster (NH-02) are co-sponsors.  Read more →