Changemaker Collaborative

Changemaker Collaborative
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we're glad you're here.

We have plenty of opportunities for you to gain meaningful, real-world experiences to hone your skills, be a force for positive change right here on campus (and beyond!) and get prepared for a future of changemaking. We offer high-impact programs and events for all students, no matter your major or your interests. Be part of a vibrant and sustainable community; our programs help you graduate with the courage, confidence and skills to create a world where people, planet and economies all thrive.

The Changemaker Collaborative is a partnership of UNH’s Sustainability Institute,
 the Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics, and the Carsey School of Public Policy.

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Let's connect

We’re a dedicated team of staff, faculty and students who are passionate about supporting your path to making a difference. Reach out to start a conversation

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Find your program

Learn more about our hands-on programs designed to help you build the skills to create impact in your field.

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Meet #UNHChangemakers

Students from all over campus, no matter their interests, passions or major, are making a difference right here at UNH and beyond! Meet a few and find out how you can make a difference too.

Upcoming Events: Inspire > Educate > Engage

Our events inspire students, faculty, staff, and community members by exposing them to new ideas and to professionals that are making an impact, in an effort to educate and inspire them to become changemakers. We provide opportunities for hands-on, high-impact, experiential learning opportunities to engage our community members in social innovation, the process of developing and deploying effective solutions to challenging and often systemic social and environmental issues in support of social progress. Join us!

  • April

    4th Annual Stories and Voices Event

    4th Annual Stories and Voices Event 6:00pm - 8:30pm, The Civil Discourse Lab will facilitate three campus dialogues. This semester, students from CMN 662, Public Dialogue and Deliberation, will partner with the Sustainability Institute to foster conversations with those participating and/or interested in the work inspired by the Racial Equity Challenge taking place April  5 - 25.The Civil Discourse Lab, of the Department of Communication, aims to strengthen the ability for University of New Hampshire students and community memb...
  • April

    Semester in the Office Hours

    3:00pm - 4:00pm, Have questions about Semester in the City? Drop in every other Monday from 3:00 to 4:00 to talk to staff about your application, admissions, or enrollment, or any other question you might have!This event is hosted in partnership with Semester in the City, College for Social Innovation.Please follow the link to join. 
  • April

    Community-Based Solar Lending: Bringing Clean Energy to Low-Income Communities

    Community-Based Solar Lending: Bringing Clean Energy to Low-Income Communities 6:00pm - 7:00pm, Community-Based Solar Lending: Bringing Clean Energy to Low-Income Communities Join Michael Swack and Eric Hangen of the Center for Impact Finance (CIF) at the Carsey School of Public Policy for a discussion on methods to bring clean energy to low-income communities through community-based financing. Michael Swack serves as the Director of CIF and a pioneer in the community-development financing, microfinancing, and sustainable energy financing fields. Eric Hangen serves as...