Keene Woman to Speak on Opening Night of Democratic National Convention

Jul 19, 2016

A Keene woman will speak at the opening day of the Democratic National Convention next week.

Pam Livengood is one of the “everyday Americans” set to speak in Philadelphia, according to a schedule released by the Democratic National Committee.

Livengood opened up at Hillary Clinton’s first campaign stop in New Hampshire last year about how she and her husband are taking care of their grandson because his mother is battling drug addiction.

“My grandson’s mother can’t be quite so responsible, so we picked it up and took over,” Livengood said in 2015, according to NPR. “But we also need to see more substance abuse help.”

Livengood will speak Monday, when the theme of the evening will be “United Together.”

The convention runs through Thursday, when Clinton is expected to formally accept her party’s presidential nomination.