Ann Podlipny, Chester


Town: Chester


Ann is a retired teacher and social worker, mother of four daughters and grandmother to nine. She's long been committed to advocating for political and social justice causes. 

Ann lives in Chester, a town east of Manchester of 5,000 residents. She believes 'think globally, act locally' is a positive way to mitigate climate change and build community. She organizes trash pick up days, teaches about plastic reuse and recycling at the local school, educates about waste reduction at the library and at town events, works with the Scouts, American Legion, seniors and other local organizations. She is a newer member of the Ten Towns with a background in teaching and social work. Now retired she is active in refugee farming, writing, social justice groups and flute playing.

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