Vouchers are back: Actions you can take

Two voucher-related bills will have hearings before the NH House Education Committee this week, both seeking to expand the so-called Education Freedom Account program.  More information about the bills and some talking points to use can be found here: Talking Points & background info for HB 464 and HB 367.     I’m hoping you will TAKE ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS:   a) SIGN IN VIRTUALLY TO OPPOSE THE BILLS. Before the end of the day Thursday, Jan. 19, sign Read More

Declarations of Candidacy in Wolfeboro: January 25, 2023 through February 3, 2023

candidate filing
NOTICE TO WOLFEBORO RESIDENTS
Pursuant to RSA 669:19-21; 652:20; 40:13, VII, the first day for candidates to file declarations of candidacy with the Town Clerk is January 25, 2023 through February 3, 2023 at 5:00 P.M.
The following offices are open for filing:
Two (2) Selectman for a three (3) year term
One (1) Library Trustee for a one (1) year term.
Two (2)) Library Trustees for a three (3) year term
Three (3) Budget Committee Members for a three (3) year term
**One (1) Police Commissioner for a three (3) year term
Two (2) Planning Board members for a three (3) year term
One (1) Trustee of Trust Funds for a three (3) year term
Two (2) Zoning Board of Adjustment Members for (3) years
**Applicants filing for the Police Commissioner’s position must be a resident of Wolfeboro for five years.
The first session will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, commencing at 7:00 P.M., with a snow date of February 9, 2023 being held in the Great Hall of the Town Office Building. Town elections will be held on March 14, 2023, from 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., in the Great Hall of the Town Office Building.
Just a reminder…..you must be a registered voter in order to vote in the March 14th Election and a valid ID is required. (You can register to vote on the day of the election and you must provide a valid ID with proof of residency). You can’t participate in the First Session voting procedures if you are not a registered voter.

https://www.wolfeboronh.us/home/news/declarations-candidacy-town-clerk-january-25-2023-through-february-3-2023-500-pm

GSIL Announcing Advocacy Trainings

January 10, 2023

  • GSIL Announcing Advocacy Trainings Starting This Month!
  • Medicaid Expansion Virtual Community Briefing

GSIL is announcing three upcoming advocacy trainings this month and next. These will be conducted via Zoom and will be 1.5 hours in length. Registrations to attend are NOT required.

Trainings planned are as follows:

GSIL Legislative Advocacy Training

Join GSIL Advocacy Director Jeff Dickinson and Scott Spradling of the Spradling Group to learn more about how the NH legislative process works, how to be an effective legislative advocate, and get some practical insights from a long-time advocate.

Friday, January 20, 2023 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Zoom link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82985117739

GSIL NH General Court Website Training

Join GSIL Advocacy Coordinator Ryan Donnelly as he navigates the NH General Court (legislature) website in real-time. You will learn how to find & contact your legislators, how to search for information on bills, how to voice your opinions about proposed legislation, how to view hearings on bills & committee meetings, and much more!

Friday, January 27, 2023 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Zoom link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82211088167

GSIL Advocacy Media Training

Join media & communications consultant Scott Spradling of the Spradling Group as he discusses the importance of engaging media to amplify your advocacy. Among many other topics, Scott will address the rise of social media as an advocacy tool, how to hone your message for greatest effectiveness, and how to gain media attention for your advocacy goals.

Friday, February 3, 2023 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85877771616

Questions about these trainings may be directed to Advocacy Director Jeff Dickinson at or 603-410-6526.

Phone: (603) 228-9680 or (800) 826-3700
Visit our website at: www.gsil.org
E-mail:

 

Support HB 61 and repeal the Divisive Concepts Law

Take Action   For many of you, you will be in the classroom or at work and unable to participate in the hearing, but you can still make your voice heard by signing in and supporting the repeal or writing to the members of the committee.

You can register your support for HB 61 and repeal of the Divisive Concepts Law by completing the quick and easy form at the link below:

Remote Sign-in Form https://gencourt.state.nh.us/house/committees/remotetestimony/default.aspx

Step 1: Fill in your personal information.

Step 2: Select January 12th

Step 3: Select House Education Committee

Step 4: Select Bill Number (HB 61)

Step 5: Select a member of the public and you are representing yourself.

Step 6: Select SUPPORT.

Step 7: Click Submit.

 

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