Updates from ABLE NH

January 26, 2018

ABLE NH at the DSP conference

ABLE NH’s 7 chapters across NH are rejuvenated and hard at work!  We warmly welcome you to find a chapter or call us for more information about how to get involved.  Become a part of ABLE’s Army of Love to build fully inclusive communities where everyone has dignity, meaning and is appreciated for their gifts. 

ABLE NH’s Manchester chapter is hosting a statewide training, open to all, seeking to sharpen their skills. "Recruitment 101" facilitated by Sister Cheryl Liske, Saturday, January 27, 2018 10:00am-2:00pm 

Manchester Unitarian Universalist Church 669 Union St., Manchester, NH 03104, lunch provided and transportation and child available upon request.  Recruitment is key to a healthy, strong organization.  Register Online  

Topics: ★ ADVANCED ONE TO ONE’S ★ FINDING ALLIES ★BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS ★BUILDING COALITIONS ★ CUTTING AN ISSUE ★ DOING A POWER ANALYSIS 

ABLE NH & Partners at the Bipartisan Disability CaucusABLE NH facilitated the creation of our nation's 1st Bi-Partisan Disability Caucus   

On November 30th 2017 in the State House dining room 29 members of NH's legislature signed onto the Bi-Partisan Disability led by caucus Chair Representative Tamara Le.  ABLE deeply appreciates NH’s elected officials continuing to advance true community-based inclusion for people with disabilities. 

ABLE NH Fights the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in Washington DC 

ABLE NH fighting the tax bill in Washington DCABLE NH Members Melissa Hinebauch & Eddie Gomez joined by staff Lisa Beaudoin and Board member Forrest Beaudoin-Friede went to DC to engage in educating US members of Congress and non-violent civil disobedience in protest against the tax bill, which will harm people with disabilities by cutting funds to Medicaid and Medicare.  

ABLE NH Welcomes a New Executive Director

ABLE NH welcomes Lisa D. Beaudoin as its new Executive Director.  The Board of Directors is excited about her passion, leadership and dedication to ABLE’s mission and guiding principles.  Nancy Glynn (class of 2017) and Michael Constance, Executive Director of Camp Allen joined the Board of Directors.  We are excited for their talent and energy.