The Manchester Free Press

Monday • July 16 • 2018

Vol.X • No.XXIX

Manchester, N.H.

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Volunteers Needed Now

Sun, 2018-07-15 18:25 +0000

Immediate Openings Available

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Categories: Articles, New Hampshire

6 Hours to Start Giving - NH Gives Day June 6-7, 2018 - Please Make a Donation

Fri, 2018-06-01 16:08 +0000


Giving is Open Now The Smallest Gift Helps and every Dollar is Appreciated

Categories: Articles, New Hampshire

Rep. Sytek kills our bill to make Corrections go through the administrative rulemaking process

Wed, 2018-05-30 14:54 +0000

Rep. John Sytek helped to scuttle SB 373 this month, our bill to force the Department of Corrections to get its policies approved by lawmakers as formal administrative rules.

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Help Us Make History | NH Gives Day, June 6, 2018

Wed, 2018-05-30 00:00 +0000

#NHGIVES Have you dreamed of making history? Of course, we all have. And now we have a chance to be a part of New Hampshire's day of giving - an opportunity to unite our community around causes in which we truly believe and help nonprofit organizations connect to the larger community.

We need your help! Please join our campaign and help us reach of our goal of $2,500 and 100 donors!  That is just $25.00 per person.  We need you to tell your friends and family members about the important work we do and ask them to join us in helping to make a difference.  With your help we can even surpass our goal.                                                                                                     CLICK THE PHOTO

Get ready to give! On June 6, starting at 12:00AM midnight, visit and make a donation to us. You will have 24 hours to make your donation, and all giving will end at 11:59pm on June 6, 2018.

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Mark your Calendar: CCJR Cookout - Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 1:00 p.m.

Wed, 2018-05-16 20:37 +0000

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Beatrice Coulter and Wanda Duryea: Secure Psychiatric Unit is not a hospital; it is a prison unit

Tue, 2018-05-15 15:01 +0000
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Once again the Secure Psychiatric Unit is in the news. A writ of habeas corpus recently filed in U.S. District Court has fueled the ongoing debate.

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Member Announcement: Please keep us informed of e-mail, phone and address changes

Tue, 2018-05-01 19:17 +0000

Please submit any changes to your contact information to or use this link:

Update: your full name, e-mail address,  cell, home and business phones, and home mailing address.

Categories: Articles, New Hampshire

FREE Criminal Record Annulment Clinic

Wed, 2018-04-18 10:58 +0000

The NH Bar Association's Pro Bono Referral Program is offering a FREE record annulment clinic for those interested in information and/or advice on annulling (expunging) old NH criminal records. There will be a brief overview followed by the opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys. To pre-register (not mandatory, but helpful for scheduling attorney meetings), please email or call 224-5387 and leave a message with your name and phone number.

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Invitation: “Just visiting,” a workshop on jail volunteering

Sun, 2018-04-15 16:50 +0000

A press release for publication near April 22

For information, contact Chris Dornin, 228-9610 or

How do you volunteer at a house of corrections? What are the risks in helping prisoners keep their sanity and religious faith? What do you say to immigrants fighting deportation in a county jail? Why are people of color far more likely to go to jail than whites?

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LEGISLATIVE ALERT Come support our bill Apr. 10 to make the NH Department of Corrections get its administrative rules approved by lawmakers

Wed, 2018-04-04 13:12 +0000

Please come to a public hearing next Tuesday for SB 373, a bill written by CCJR that forces the Department of Corrections to get its administrative rules approved by a 10-member committee of senators and representatives. The bill testimony starts at 11 a.m. in Room 306 of the Legislative Office Building. That’s across the street from the building with the golden dome.

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NH Prison Family Connection Center leaves many fathers without help or hope!

Tue, 2018-04-03 13:59 +0000

Please Watch the WMUR Video (see below) about the NH Prison Family Connection Center which on the surface sounds like a great program.

However, what this story does not tell you is the Family Connection Center (FCC) does not offer this program to every incarcerated father. There are literally 100’s of fathers and their families who are restricted from participating!

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