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Human Trafficking: Slavery in our Own Backyard
Thursday, April 25, 7:00 pm, Brookdale Community College (Student Life Center, Twin Lights I & II, Parking lot 7), 765 Newan Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738
Join the League of Women Voters of Monmouth County (ILO) to learn more about this horrible crime and the steps that can be taken to stop it. Dorchen Leidholdt, from the Sanctuary for Families will speak. Sue Flynn, the Assistant Chair of the Junior League State Public Affairs Committee, which has done a great deal of work on this in NJ, will be speaking about the current state of affairs. Fraidy Reiss, Founder and Executive Director of Unchained At Last, an organization dedicated to helping women escape from arranged marriages, and the only non-profit of its kind in the US, will be talking about her personal experience being forced into a traumatic arranged marriage.
Learn more here. This event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, April 27, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, William G. Rohrer Memorial Library, Haddon Township Branch, 15 MacArthur Boulevard, Westmont, NJ 08108. Directions.
League moderators are in high demand! The League of Women Voters of New Jersey and the local Leagues around the state moderate approximately 100 debates a year. 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 Camden County will host a training on Saturday, April 27 for members interested in learning about moderating. Experienced moderators Linda Mather and Ed Gracely will lead the training. This training is open to League members only. There is a $10 cost to cover materials. Please bring a bag lunch. RSVP to Pat Thompson at email@example.com by Friday, April 26.
The Changing Healthcare Environment
Monday, April 29, 7:30 pm, New Providence Memorial Library, Conti Community Room, 377 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974
Join the League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit for a discussion on health care. The speaker is Alan Leiber, President, Overlook Medical Center and Vice President, Atlantic Health System. Learn how recent legislative and medical changes impact your health care. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more here.
Movie Screening - "The Struggle to Create: A Civil Rights Documentary"
Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 pm, Lawrence High School, 2525 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ
The League of Women Voters of Lawrence Township invites you to a screening of the documentary film, "The Struggle to Create: A Civil Rights Documentary," by the LHS Threads Civil Rights Movie Team. Come and see the film about the 1970's founding of Eggerts Crossing Village, Lawrence's subsidized low and moderate income housing. This pioneering effort became a regional and national model - and ECV remains a great place to live. Come and meet the students and community leaders who are making history. Refreshments will be served. No tickets needed. Free and all are welcome!
Saturday, May 18, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, YMCA in Wayne, 1 Pike Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470
The League of Women Voters of Wayne will host a training on Saturday, April 27 for members interested in learning about moderating. Experienced moderator Linda Mather will lead the training. This training is open to League members only. There is a $10 cost to cover materials. Please bring a bag lunch. RSVP to Pat Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, May 16.