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Jenny Maxwell | Braver Angels Alliance of Northern New England

Jenny Maxwell | Braver Angels Alliance of Northern New England

“It’s a lot harder to be flaming mad at somebody who is right there in front of you, when you see their face and their reaction. When you get to know people that hold beliefs different than your own, you realize that’s not only an idea but a person too – it helps rehumanize our...

Kate Baker Demers | Children’s Scholarship Fund

Kate Baker Demers | Children’s Scholarship Fund

“Our scholarship program is simple: it levels the playing field.” “It gives children the opportunity to get the education they would otherwise not be able to afford – whether that’s paying tuition at an independent or private school, a public school outside of their district, online education, or even for home schooling expenses.” “There was...

Lisa Coté: Braver Angels Alliance of Northern New England

Lisa Coté: Braver Angels Alliance of Northern New England

“I am an environmental scientist. Growing up in Maine, my family were all Democrats.” “The hard work of my parents’ generation allowed my generation to get a college education – that was the American dream I grew up with. At the same time, I’ve seen how communities in northern New England that relied on manufacturing...

Peter Kimpton

Peter Kimpton

“I live in Londonderry, New Hampshire and I work out of Boston – or maybe I should say I did work out of Boston. The nature of my job had me working from home usually two or three days a week, and then in Boston the other two or three days a week.” “In March,...

Emily Smith: Bardo Farm

Emily Smith: Bardo Farm

“We moved to New Hampshire in 2007 to start, what we called at the time, the Bardo project. We were looking for land along with another couple for a place where we could pursue any business ideas we had – from alternative schools to teaching homesteading and survival skills, things like that. “We ended up...

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