Barbara Keshen

Barbara Keshen, a member of the Concord UU, is happily retired from the legal profession that she loved. For most of her career, Barbara practiced in the area of criminal law, as a prosecutor and later as a public defender. She served as the Legal Director for the ACLU of NH. She is currently the chair of the NH Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

Reparations – Why Now? Why Us?

As Unitarian Universalists we are called to “go boldly into our future”. But how can we go boldly into our future when we haven’t yet atoned for or paid for the sins of our past? The United States prospered on the backs of its slaves. It’s time to repay that debt and invite the descendants […]

Compassion for Our Oppressors

The Dalai Lama said “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” It’s easier said than done.