August 10, 2020

On Wednesday, July 15, I was asked on behalf of the NH Bail and Bond fund to pay $100 bail for “Paul” at the Valley Street Jail in Manchester, NH.  I was surprised by this request because I thought that new laws prevented a person from being held pre-trial if they coul...

February 4, 2020

There was one thing we did not have—Luis’ “alien number,” or prison ID. And that one flaw nearly doomed the whole plan. We had been told that we needed the number and that it would be sent to us—but we never followed up to make sure it had been sent. Without it, we...

January 13, 2020

We had a great time on Saturday morning! 19 NH UUs had registered to spend their morning in Concord talking about climate, but we had to keep pulling down chairs as we had over 40 people in attendance! The one downside was that I was so excited that I forgot to take a...

On Monday, December 23, UU Action NH Leadership Team member Livia Gershon, bonded "Jorge", who was detained in the Dover jail.

Like many of you, over the past several months I’ve supported the UU Action NH Bail and Bond fund’s work to free immigrants held by ICE. On Mon...

August 8, 2019

This weekend, the massacres is El Paso and Dayton again reveal the need for stronger gun safety laws in the US. Gov. Sununu has the opportunity to pass such laws: on his desk right now are HB 109, which would require all gun sales go through a licensed dealer, HB 514,...

July 1, 2019

UU Action NH joined several of our allies this morning to hear from legislators who announced they will take the Minimum Wage Challenge as part of their support for Senate Bill 10, the NH minimum wage bill. They also called upon Governor Sununu to sign SB 10.

The NH Hou...

June 19, 2019

One of my goals for the UUANH website as the new Executive Director was to try and keep any and all interested parties updated through our blog as to what we are doing.

This may not seem that ambitious, but when you only work 15 hours a week at a job, pretty much any ad...

May 9, 2019

At the 2019 Spring Summit, UU Action NH was excited to announce our first staff member, Executive Director Tristan K. Husby.

Having served on the UU Action NH Leadership Team since it was created in January 2017, Tristan is excited to make the transition to staff. As a...

December 2, 2017

Unitarian Universalist Action New Hampshire is joining a movement of movements, the new Poor People’s Campaign. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. initiated the original Poor People’s Campaign fifty years ago. This campaign was broad-based, and confronted the three ev...

December 2, 2017

Unitarian Universalist Action New Hampshire endorses the passage of House Bill 628: Family and Medical Leave Insurance.

HB 628 creates a program that would provide a temporary, partial wage replacement to working people who need time off to care for themselves or a fami...

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