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Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
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For seasonal and holiday closings, please see our online calendar.

Courageous Community Conversations Across Difference: Repair, Restore, Heal*


This year’s Courageous Community Conversations have been focused on race and diversity in America. These final workshops and conversations for 2019 are the result of attendee evaluations and requests from earlier dialogs.


Upcoming Courageous Community Events:

Please visit the link at to learn more about each event and sign up to attend.

White Privilege and Microaggressions in Greater GoffstownSaturday 10/12 at 10 a.m. – Discussion at Saint Anselm College, President’s Dining Room in Davison Hall.

Recognizing and Understanding Implicit BiasTuesday 10/29 at 6:30 p.m. – Discussion at Parks & Recreation Department, Conference Room.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault 101Tuesday 11/19 at 6:30 p.m. – Presented by Vanessa S. Valdes, Community Education Advocate – Crisis Services, YWCA NH at NH Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College, West Wing.

Active Bystander TrainingSaturday,12/14 at 10 a.m. – Presented by Aron DiBacco, Granite State Organizing Project at Goffstown Fire Department on Church Street.

To see all details, visit the calendar at

For an archive of the Winter/Spring Courageous Community Conversation programs and events, including a link to resources and further reading, please visit:

*The “Courageous & Civil Conversations Across Difference: Can we talk about Race?” initiative sponsored by Saint Anselm College, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church Goffstown, the Goffstown Public Library, Granite State Organizing Project and others is not affiliated or associated with or based on intellectual property owned by Glenn E. Singleton, Curtis W. Linton, Pacific Educational Group, Inc. or Corwin. “COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION” and “COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS” are trademarks of Pacific Educational Group, Inc. – “Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools” 2nd Edition © (2015) by Glenn E. Singleton published by Corwin. “More Courageous Conversations About Race,” 1st Edition © (2012) by Glenn E. Singleton published by Corwin. “Facilitator’s Guide to Courageous Conversations About Race” © (2006) by Glenn Eric Singleton and Curtis Linton published by Corwin. “Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools,” © (2005) by Glenn E. Singleton and Curtis W. Linton published by Corwin.