New Hampshire

 

Action: Support Criminal Justice Reform with SB 96

How:

  • Contact Senate Judiciary Committee members individually or email the entire committee and ask them to support SB 96

Details: Senate Bill 96 would require implicit bias training for judges; establish a body-worn and dashboard camera fund and provide protections for minor children who commit non-violent offenses.

 

Action: Protect Equity and Diversity Initiatives by opposing HB 544

How:

Details: HB 544 would hinder progress for programs that promote diversity and address inequity and discrimination in workplaces by preventing businesses and organizations who contract with the state from utilizing such programs.

 

Action: Support paid sick time with HB 590

How:

Details: House Bill 590 would require employers to provide paid sick time for employees to support public health and the wellbeing of their employees.

 

Action: Support a living wage with HB 517

How:

Details: House Bill 517 would increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024 (NH is one of the only states that does not have a minimum wage and defaults instead to the federal minimum wage of $7.25 established in 2009).

 

Action: Support Native American heritage with SB 33

How:

  • Contact Senate Administration Committee members individually or email the entire committee and ask them to support SB 33.

Details: Senate Bill 33 would authorize cities and towns to name or rename locations in the original Abenaki language, with assistance from the commission on Native American affairs.

 

Event: Shadows Fall North Community Screening and Discussion

Date: TBC – check back soon!

What:

  • Join us for a virtual screening and discussion of the documentary film “Shadows Fall North” about new Hampshire’s forgotten history of enslavement and segregation. More info here!

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