Community Leadership

A conversation with Mike Ahern
Mike Ahern is a lifelong Plymouth, New Hampshire resident who’s served as selectman and chair of the Plymouth Planning Board. He is currently a Planni... Learn More
Danica Melone is Peterborough’s Director of Planning and Building, and she told me that Peterborough has decided to pursue ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Un... Learn More
Practical Strategies for Community Organizations with Limited Evaluation Resources
Many community-serving organizations struggle to capture the impacts of their work. Reasons include the lack of a formal system or structure by which ... Learn More
Market System Development is a sector-focused approach, aiming to grow targeted industries by addressing the challenges that the industry is facing. E... Learn More
An Interview with Jen Hunter of the Plymouth Family Resource Center
Municipalities are often on the front lines. Over the past year, we have heard that one of the most difficult challenges for towns is to meet the need... Learn More
UNH Cooperative Extension is pleased to welcome Matt Marzolo to the Community and Economic Development program team. Matt recently started his role as... Learn More
A conversation with Peter Nichols, New London Housing Commission Chair
Peter Nichols is Chair of the New London Housing Commission and is also a retired developer. He attended the first in-person Housing Academy session i... Learn More
New research confirms that arts and culture is not only good for you, it’s good for your community, and good for business. Nationally, the Arts & Econ... Learn More
Winchester Pickle Festival: Example of community engagement and an opportunity to catch up on municipal housing policy in small-town New Hampshire
Winchester Pickle Festival: Example of community engagement and an opportunity to catch up on municipal housing policy in small-town New Hampshire Learn More
Lyla Boyajian, Public Policy Fellow, met Ryan Pope, Housing Navigator for the City of Dover, NH, at Flight Coffee in Dover for a discussion on communi... Learn More