Regan is the mom to two amazing sons, a recent and empowered graduate of the NH Leadership Series, mentor in the Policy Partners program and a disability rights advocate in NH.
Blog Post List
February 2, 2019
Sometimes advocacy is about getting together. And so, we gathered over tea and coffee at our local café-bookstore to dedicate our postcard writing to an issue that tugs at all our hearts, the cruel separation of families and treatment of asylum seekers. Piles of colorful postcards provided by MomsRising were spread out on the tables - and not a cup of coffee was spilled! NH Postcards1.jpg We are part of what has become a powerful grassroots organization in Concord, New Hampshire - Kent Street Coalition. We began soon after the 2016 election, and in just a short time, we have become a powerful...
July 16, 2018
Last month, I represented MomsRising as part of the first ever Grassroots Assembly on Childcare and Early Education. Seventy five policy and advocacy groups came together to discuss the state of childcare in America. We came from all over the country; from the inner city of Detroit, the beaches of Miami, the California coast, rural New Hampshire and many other locations. We were many different colors and socio-economic groups. We represented different religions and cultures. Yet our stories were all shockingly similar. We told the story of women in America. Most of us will become caregivers...
September 19, 2017
I never thought much about people with disabilities until my son was born. As far as I was concerned, they existed in a different universe from the one I occupied. Then Ethan came into my life. He was perfect and I loved him unconditionally….and within a few weeks of his birth I found out he was disabled. Everything changed with that diagnosis. Suddenly people with disabilities were part of my family and my world. It was extremely challenging to accept that Ethan would not have the life I had planned for him. But during those first few years, I realized that he could still have a good life...