Community Leadership

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Working Together


Helping community members stay focused, work together and create strategies to solve problems.


Community Engagement

We teach innovative and proven techniques to engage underrepresented populations, unearth a wealth of diverse perspectives, unique needs and various opportunities. Engaging community helps community leaders make decisions that recognize the needs and interests of all community members.

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Leadership Development

We work with communities to expand leadership capacity through strategies and training that builds leadership skills that promote collaboration, effective planning and the ability to help move projects from inception to completion.

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Articles

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

Resources

A vibrant community relies on several key components, including economic vitality, community health, natural resources and recreation, community engag... Learn More
The town of Antrim, New Hampshire conducted a two-day community visioning session on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14, 2023. The forum utilized... Learn More
A story map is a web map that combines mapping with text, photos, multimedia and functionality to generate a stand-alone resource. Story maps use geog... Learn More
Virtual meetings provide an opportunity to gather people in different locations efficiently. In order to make your meeting as productive as possible, ... Learn More
Virtual meetings provide an opportunity to gather people in different locations efficiently. In order to make your meeting as productive as possible, ... Learn More
In the summer of 2020, the Town of Derry began the process of engaging the community to determine the future of Hood Park. Goals included creating a c... Learn More