Community Resources

Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail: A SELF-GUIDED WALKING TOUR

Portsmouth is taking back its African American heritage, ignored for centuries in written history. This tour is now a local source of pride a model for other New England seaports. Based on the research of historian Valerie Cunningham, the entire tour is available online exclusively on

The NH Minority Health Coalition

NHMHC has a staff of over thirty, many committed consultants and volunteers and a diverse partnerships made up of health care professionals, community-based organizations, state and local agencies, local companies and private citizens. Their mission is "To identify populations in the state with barriers to accessing appropriate healthcare, to advocate for adequate and appropriate services and to empower these populations to be active participants in their own health care."

NAACP Seacoast Branch

"The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination."