Cara Cargill is a Carsey Fellow for New Hampshire Listens. She works as a facilitator and mediator covering a spectrum of areas from agriculture, food systems, land access and accessibility, to family systems, and civic engagement. She began facilitating dialogues for NH Listens in 2013 and has facilitated such topics as mental health, substance use, community police relations, transportation, environmental resiliency, education, and strategic planning for various communities. Currently she also works as a mediator and outreach coordinator for the New Hampshire Agricultural Mediation Program, as the New Hampshire field agent for Land For Good, as a contractor with the State of New Hampshire as the North Country FAIR facilitator, and is in an apprenticeship program with Public Conversations Project. Across all domains she is interested in creating constructive conversations.
She received her MS in Mediation and Applied Conflict studies from the Woodbury Institute of Champlain College and her BA in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Mount Holyoke.