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Debate Moderator Training
Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, Union Congregational
Church, 176 Cooper Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043
Cost: $10 to cover materials
League moderators are always in high demand! NJ voters rely on
nonpartisan, informative League moderated debates to learn more
about candidates and make informed decisions at the polls. The
League of Women Voters of New Jersey will host a training for
members and prospective members interested in learning about moderating
or refreshing their skills. Please RSVP to Pat Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org
by February 24, 2016. Bring a bag lunch!
Community Discussion: Learning to Lead
Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 7 pm - 9 pm, Alexander Hamilton
School, 24 Mills St, Morristown, NJ
Join the League of Women Voters Morristown Area for a discussion
about encouraging young women to become more actively involved
in government. See
flyer for panelists and for more information.
Great Decisions 2016
Multiple Dates, Calvary Church, 31 Woodland Ave, Summit, NJ
The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence
& Summit and Interweave are co-sponsoring Great Decisions 2016.
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Institute, is
America's largest discussion program on world affairs.
The program runs on Wednesdays from February 3 to April 13. Meetings
are held at Calvary Church, on the corner of Woodland and De Forest
Avenues in Summit (no meetings on Feb 10, March 23, and March
30). The cost for the eight week session is $95.00 ($85 for League
and Interweave members). People may register for individual sessions
at $20.00 each. You may send a check made payable to Interweave
and mail it to the Interweave Office, 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit,
NJ 07901. Or register by credit card over the phone at 908-277-2120.
The Foreign Policy Institute provides an excellent manual, which
you receive upon registration. A video clip is shown at the beginning
of each session. Lively discussion is encourages by the facilitator.
After each session,participants fill out an opinion ballot which
are sent to members of Congress and appropriate government departments.
GREAT DECISIONS 2016 TOPICS This year's topics are as follows:
The Rise of ISIS- February 17
The Future of Kurdistan- February 24
Migration- March 2
The Koreas- March 9
The United Nations- March 18
Climate Change- April 6
Cuba and the U.S.- April 13
about these topics
Save the Dates - More Info Coming Soon
Friday, May 6, 2016, evening (exact time to be announced),
Making Democracy Work Awards Cocktail Reception
Saturday, May 7, 2016, Spring Forum and Workshops
October 10, 2015, 9 am - 3 pm, NJ Hospital Association Conference
Center, 760 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ
can be done to increase voter turnout? New Jersey's voter
turnout rates are at record lows. Join us as we hear from experts
offering their solutions to combat decreased voter participation.
The day includes breakfast and lunch, a keynote speaker, a panel,
and afternoon workshop sessions.
The following material was presented during or is
being offered as a follow-up to this forum (more information to
be added, please check back):
Voter Empowerment Panel
The Dangers of Fracking, Gas Pipelines, and Climate Change:
Doug O'Malley, Director, Environment New Jersey
All About Redistricting: Ingrid Reed