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Why They Last

Friday, November 17, 2017
Former UNH Executive Director Nancy Wackstein and former University Settlement Executive Director Michael Zisser have combined forces to write Why They Last, The Historic and Contemporary Strengths of the Settlement House Model. 

Settlement houses have existed in America since 1886, representing one of the oldest and most sustainable models for providing a comprehensive community based range of social, educational and cultural services in cities across the country. As we try to account for this longevity, we ask what is it that makes for this success over time and this unique ability to transcend and flourish irrespective of the dramatic shifts in political movements, economic upheavals, major societal challenges, and dramatic historic events?

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