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In Which I Attend The New Hampshire Women’s Caucus And End The Day Inspired And Hungry

Mon, Nov 14 – by Ruth Graham. Last Saturday, I left home at 7:30 in the morning to spend the day contemplating the future of women’s issues in my state, the nation, and the world. Luckily there was coffee. The occasion was the New Hampshire Women’s Caucus, a daylong conference on women’s issues and policy priorities. Since New Hampshire hosts the country’s first presidential primary, it receives tons...

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Announcement of the 2011 New Hampshire Women’s Caucus Platform Nov. 12, 2011, at Sawyer Center Theatre

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; that to secure these rights governments are instituted, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” These words come from the Declaration of Sentiments, the result of...

N.H. Women’s Caucus Platform Endorses Affordable Health, Child Care, Workplace Equality and Flexibility, and Ratification of U.N. Women’s Rights Treaty

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 17, 2011 – Affordable and accessible heath care, including reproductive health care, emerged as the top issue on the platform of the 2011 New Hampshire Women’s Caucus, held Saturday, Nov. 12, at Colby-Sawyer College. Timed to precede the first-in-the-nation primary and 2012 state and national elections, the New Hampshire Women’s Caucus identified critical issues for women and families...