One year into the launch of online classes, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications announces a spring session of topics requested by students, and each is being offered for the first time. Eight free, online classes are offered in a single session each, running from April 6 to May 4, 2021. Read more →


The City of Concord, NH and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce invite professional sculptors to submit entries for a year-round, outdoor, public art exhibit in the city’s historic downtown. Selected artists will receive a $500 stipend. Read more →

“We are kicking off 2021 with seven new, free, online classes to get the New Year started right,” explained Laura Simoes, executive director of the School. “Our four-week long classes are focused on fighting misinformation, writing brief biographies, and the First Amendment related topics of defamation, privacy rights and the Right to Know law. Our one-session classes range from sports journalism for parents and coaches, to digital marketing topics, such as search engine optimization.” Read more →

Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response and Ongoing War on Health Care Is Especially Dangerous for People with Disabilities Read more →

Rural Americans are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic due to higher prevalence of pre-existing conditions, lower coverage rates, and other barriers to accessing health care. As the virus has spread, rural communities are now facing severe outbreaks, overwhelming hospitals that were already vulnerable before the pandemic. Through his failed coronavirus response and attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid, President Trump is only fueling this crisis in rural America.  Read more →

During this week’s debate, Vice President Mike Pence failed to answer a basic question about how he and President Trump would protect people with pre-existing conditions and waved away concerns about Senate Republicans rushing to confirm anti-ACA Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. In response Protect Our Care Executive Director Brad Woodhouse issued the following statement: Read more →

Connect with compelling case studies of how people in New Hampshire communities are making decisions that have consequences, some good, some not. Lorraine Stuart Merrill and Peter Francese, author of the recently-released Communities and Consequences II: Rebalancing New Hampshire’s Human Ecology, will share examples of how people are working together to create vibrant and welcoming places for people of all ages and backgrounds, and ensure a thriving future for their communities and the state.  Planner Steve Whitman will join the authors in a conversation that showcases practical and effective historic preservation and land use processes and feels especially timely with the current public health crisis and economic uncertainty. The N.H. Preservation Alliance and Plan New Hampshire are presenting the program. Read more →