Learn. Lead. Create Change.
The NH Leadership Series Class of 2023 has been filled, nominate someone for the Class of 2024! Applications will be available in Spring 2023.
Interested in building relationships with others who support disability rights in New Hampshire? Want to learn more about innovative practices for people with disabilities and their families leading to welcoming and supportive schools and communities?
The NH Leadership Series is a yearlong community-oriented program focused on developing leadership and advocacy skills for individuals with disabilities and their family members who wish to affect change at a personal, community, and statewide level.
As a member of the Leadership class, you will:
- Attend sessions/weekends – a Meet and Greet, 7 topical sessions, and 1 action-focused session.
- Be eligible to earn 9 college credits; connect with local, state, and national leaders on important disability issues; identify disability issues and action steps for positive change; learn information about community organizing and using the legislative process to create change.Join a vibrant community of over 1,000 Leadership graduates who are committed to and working toward positive change
Proposed Session Dates and Times for NH Leadership Series 2022-2023
Sessions (in-person sessions noted with asterisk and in bold)
|Meet & Greet*||Sept 9, 2022||10am - 1:00pm||*In-person: Concord, NH|
|History part 1||Sept 23, 2022||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|History part 2||Oct 14, 2022||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|Vision part 1||Oct 28, 2022||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|Vision part 2||Nov 4, 2022||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|Community Organizing part 1||Nov 18, 2022||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|Community Organizing part 2||Dec 9, 2022||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|Turning Ideas to Action||Jan 6, 2023||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|Education part 1||Jan 20, 2023||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|Education part 2||Feb 3, 2023||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|A Good Life part 1||Feb 17, 2023||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|A Good Life part 2||Mar 10, 2023||9am-1:00pm||zoom|
|Legislative Session*||Mar 24, 2023
Mar 25, 2023
|12pm - 7pm Fri
8am - 4pm Sat
|*In-Person: Concord, NH|
Action Group Presentations and Graduation*
|Apr 14, 2023
Apr 15, 2023
|10am - 4pm Fri
8am - 4pm Sat
|Leadership Reunion & Gala*||Jun 8, 2023
Nominate a friend for the class of 2024!
Members of the group represent diverse backgrounds, ages, and geographic regions of the state. All applications are reviewed by a selection committee and up to thirty participants will be selected. Graduates of the NH Leadership Series belong to a statewide network of over 1,000 citizens who are well informed about, and active in, policymaking and systems change for individuals with disabilities in our state.
For additional information, please contact Deb Genthner NH Leadership Series Coordinator