Welcome to Granite State Organizing Project

The Granite State Organizing Project unites religious congregations, labor unions and concerned individuals to positively impact the quality of life in New Hampshire communities.

GSOP believes that every person has the right to be included in decision making processes within their community.

GSOP starts with our shared faith and democratic values, bringing people together to envision bottom up effective, solutions to community concerns.

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

 

Manchester Chapter

The Manchester Chapter meetings occur at 6pm  at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Manchester, 669 Union St., on:

  • June 6th at 6pm
  • August 1st at 6pm

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Nashua Chapter

The Nashua Chapter meetings occur at 6pm  at the Nashua Adult Learning Center, 4 Lake St., on:

  • June 19th at 6pm
  • July 17th at 6pm

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Concord Chapter

Come and learn what is happening across the state and in Concord to provide sanctuary and accompaniment; to stand in solidarity with our immigrant community!

WHEN:  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11 am – 1 pm 

WHERE:  Bow Mills United Methodist Church in Bow, NH

TO RSVP:  Granite state Organizing Project 603-668-8250

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Young Organizers United

2017 Young Organizers United’s Summer Program

 
The Y.O.U Summer Program is an intense eight-weeks experience featuring two cohorts of programming; the Advocacy Team and the Journalism Team.
 
Members of the Advocacy Team will learn the different processes of community and youth organizing while working on two Y.O.U. year-round campaigns: Student Representation within MSD Campaign, and the Office of Civil Rights Resolution Agreement Campaign.
 

The Journalism Cohort will allow members to discover the art of Digital Storytelling through hands on experience, leadership development, and self-exploration. The program will do this through a social justice, grassroots community organizing, and advocacy lens. Youth will develop their writing skills for digital and print media, learn and understand the roles and responsibilities of the news and media in the 21st century, build and manage their own portfolio, take and edit pictures, videos, and podcasts with professional equipment, and  experience different types of Journalism(e.g. Public Relations, Social Media, Photojournalism, Broadcast Journalism, Professional Newswriting, and Investigative Reporting.)

 

Each team will have 4 members, making a total of 8 youth members in the Y.O.U. Summer Program. All members will receive weekly stipends for travel & other expenses. Members from both teams will be invited to the Nellie Mae Youth Leadership Institute 2017 from August 7th – 9th.
 
WHEN- June 27th-August 14th
 
WHERE- 27 Lowell Street, 3rd Floor Granite State Organizing Project office
Any questions should be directed to the Youth & Education Organizers, Adol Mashut and Madeja Stewart.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Prayer Vigil

Join us: on  June 6, GSOP, the American Friends Service Committee and many allies will hold a large prayer vigil outside of the ICE offices, at the Norris Cotton Federal Building (275 Chestnut Street, Manchester). The vigil will last from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.

The prayer vigil will be solemn, and will include songs, prayers, a walking meditation, kneeling, silence and music.  

Micah Awards Dinner

Join us at our Micah Awards Dinner on Saturday, June 10th from 6 - 8:30pm.

Fight for 15!

fightJoin us: Thursday, June 15th from 12 to 1 pm

Concord: Wendy’s on Loudon Rd

Manchester: Intersection of Elm St and W. Auburn St (516 Elm St)

Nashua:  In front of City Hall- 229 Main St.

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