A letter from Dick Ober: The youngest among us

The youngest among us

By Richard Ober, president and CEO


“This may be the most important work of my career.”

When my colleague Anne Phillips said that recently about a new childhood poverty initiative in Manchester, it got my attention fast. Like all our program officers, Anne works on many issues and cares about them all. But the topic we were discussing that day stands apart. It is this: Children across New Hampshire seem to be falling into poverty at a faster rate than any state in the nation.

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