Dinner Meeting with Guest Speaker: Planning for a Changing Granite State

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Puritan Conference Center, 245 Hooksett Road, Manchester, NH 03104
Speaker: Anthony S. Poore, President & CEO, NH Center for Justice & Equity

Registration for the council dinner on January 11 is now closed due to the need to report in our counts. If you are looking to attend, please call the council office at 603-228-1231 and ask to speak to Matt Gatzke. Walk-in attendees cannot be guaranteed a meal.  

Join us on Wednesday, January 11 starting at 4:30 p.m. for our next Council Dinner Meeting at the Puritan Conference Center located at 245 Hooksett Road in Manchester. We will welcome Anthony Poore, President & CEO of the NH Center for Justice & Equity.  He will offer an overview of the mission and goals of the newly-created center which  works to encourage communication, coordination, and collaboration across a varietyof issues and opportunitites here in NH. The center works with impacted communities focusing on community building and organizing, public policy, institutional capacity building and operating supports and intentional investments. 

About Anthony Poore:  Anthony Poore has worked in support of transformative systems change and equitable and sustainable communities for more than 30 years as a community organizer and economic development practitioner, academic, workforce housing and public health advocate, policy analyst, researcher and executive addressing the needs of New Hampshire’s urban and rural low-and moderate-income communities. 

Prior to the launch of the NH Center for Justice & Equity in September 2022, he managed AP Consulting Group, working with traditional and non-traditional financial institutions and community-based organizations to identify and develop mutually beneficial public-private community economic development projects.

From 2018 to 2021, Poore served as the Executive Director of New Hampshire Humanities, an affiliated organization of the National Endowment for the Humanities. From 2010 – 2018, Poore worked with Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, in a variety of leadership roles, directing research and policy initiatives of the Boston Fed’s Regional and Community Outreach Department. Prior to that, Poore, served as the Assistant Dean for Southern New Hampshire University’s School of Economic Development.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority, Walden Mutual Bank, and New Hampshire Listens, a civic engagement initiative of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Anthony divides his time between New Hampshire's North Country (Groveton) and Manchester, with his wife and family.

Thank you to our evening dinner sponsor Wipfli CPAs and Consultants!


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