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How New Hampshire Found a Way to Talk About Meaningful Issues

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What would you do if there was a big issue in your community? Something like school reform, master planning, taxation, or disaster mitigation. And how would your entire state come together to talk about addressing these issues? In New Hampshire, this happens through a network of grassroots groups, collectively known as NH Listens.

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    • CommunityMatters

      That's an awesome DO, Alessandra! Unfortunately, I think Neighborhood Councils aren't too common...looks like they are mostly in California and Washington. Thanks for introducing us to the concept! Those councils are exactly the type of thing we need to make communities better - something that provides the structure for coming together and making decisions, or at least talking about issues.