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New job opening at NHLA

Posted Nov 21, 2017

NHLA is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Elder Advocacy Coordinator on behalf of the NH Alliance for Healthy Aging (AHA). Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferred or 2-4 years relevant experience.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
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    Fair Housing Conference announced

    Posted Oct 16, 2017

    CONCORD - New Hampshire Legal Assistance and New Hampshire Housing, supported by funding from the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, is hosting a free conference about Fair Housing.
    The conference will include an overview of Fair Housing principles and a discussion of recent Fair Housi ...read more

    Federal court strikes down Manchester anti-panhandling ordinance

    Posted Sep 08, 2017

    SEPTEMBER 8, 2017:
    In a 65-page decision, the New Hampshire District Court struck down the City of Manchester’s anti-panhandling ordinance and police practices because they violated the First Amendment.   This lawsuit was brought on behalf of Theresa M. Petrello, an Army and Navy ...read more

    NHLA receives $10,000 grant from Eastern Bank Foundation

    Posted Sep 06, 2017

    New Hampshire Legal Assistance has received an
    Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation grant for $10,000 as part of the bank’s Targeted Grant program, which supports organizations working on behalf of immigrants in Massachusetts,  New Hampshire and Rhode Island for 2017.

    The Fo ...read more