Please join us on the “first Friday” of every month for a special Kabbalat Shabbat service. In April, we welcome guest speaker JerriAnne Boggis, Executive Director of the Black Heritage Trail of NH, sponsored by the Tikkun Olam Committee. Topic: “Out of the Shadows: a brief introduction to New Hampshire’s Black History.”
About our speaker: JerriAnne Boggis is the Executive Director of the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, the founder and director of The Harriet Wilson Project, and the previous Director of Diversity Programs & Community Outreach at the University of New Hampshire. She is a writer, educator, and community activist who works to correct the historical record on the racial complexity and richness of New Hampshire’s diverse past.
JerriAnne was named one of 25 Extraordinary Women of Southern New Hampshire by the Nashua Telegraph in 2015; named the 2017 Freedom Fighter by Seacoast NAACP and in 2015, she was named by the New Hampshire Humanities Council as one of the 40 most influential New Hampshirites who have vastly enriched human understanding.