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Josh Arnold

Executive Director, Global Awareness Local Action
Carsey Fellow

Josh Arnold is a Carsey Fellow for New Hampshire Listens. He is a community organizer in Ossipee, NH, where he directs a nonprofit organization, Makers Mill (formerly known as G.A.L.A.) Makers Mill is a Community Makerspace & Vocation Hub exists to exists to enrich rural lives and foster fulfilling livelihoods by bringing people together to discover, cultivate, and share their unique gifts and skills. It is a place where people can cultivate and share a wide variety of crafts, skills, technologies, and arts for personal, professional, and community goals.

Josh lives with his wife Molly and their toddler in Ossipee, NH where they are restoring an old Grange Hall to once again serve as a community hub. Josh loves to garden, read, write, hike, dance, cook, and “tinker” around the property, letting the endless chores and projects of old-farm-house-upkeep boss him around.

Josh is a Youth Action Net Fellow, Whole Communities Fellow, Graduate of the Marlboro College Nonprofit Management Certificate Program, Member of the Northeast Regional Transition Network, and Certified in Permaculture Design and Teaching.

Josh Arnold graduated from Wheaton College, Norton MA with a degree in "Global Sustainability". He also spent a semester at Naropa University integrating a contemplative lens to his study of sustainable development and economics.