What We're Doing Right

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September 24  – Immigration Confrontation.  Kenya-born Attorney Lina Shayo, a partner at Mesa Law LLC in Manchester, came here at age 14 and has made it her life’s work to help other newcomers. She will update us on the rights and wrongs at our borders.  

Coordinator: Carol Selsberg (207) 439-7957

October 1 – Hope on Haven Hill.  Kerry Norton, Executive Director of Hope on Haven Hill in Somersworth, will discuss the organization’s mission and its successes in serving homeless, pregnant, and newly parenting mothers in recovery from substance use disorder.  

Coordinator: Kathy Kowler (207) 439-6275

October 8 – Advocates for Children.  Jenny Sheehan, Program Manager for Court Appointed Special Advocates of NH (CASA-NH), will introduce us to the important work of this organization.  Some volunteers from the program may accompany her. 

Coordinator:  Meche Romoser (603) 534-1697

October 15 – What Somersworth is Doing Right.  Community activist and City Councilor Crystal Paradis will discuss her experiences in helping to  establish Somersworth as a diverse, accepting community, and what she hopes for its future.  

Coordinator:  Kathy Kowler (207) 439-6275