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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization
of men and women, encouraging informed and active participation in government
and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
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about the League of Women Voters of the Greater Red Bank Area (LWV-GRBA) and what we are doing!
Summary of the 2012-2013 Activities
September - Voter Registration at the Monmouth Mall; voter registration at some
local high schools; kick off meeting with Rebecca Mercuri, PhD,
speaking on: "Challenges to Voting for the 2012 Elections and Beyond";
attended LWVNJ Fall Workshops
October - voter information/registration at Brookdale Community College, Monmouth
University and Washington Manor, Long Branch; shared information about
upcoming elections; moderated school board candidate night in Oceanport;
moderated county and municipal candidates' forums in Lincroft;
November - Elections
December - recovering from superstorm Sandy
January - started participation in LWVUS Membership and Leadership Development
program with meetings continuing during the year; lunch meeting and
discussion and consensus on LWVNJ Program Planning 2013 - 2015
March - lunch meeting to celebrate Women's History Month and honor our
50 yr members; ILO fundraiser
April - ILO program: "Human Trafficking: Slavery in Our Own Backyard";
May - Running & Winning workshop; LWVNJ convention; LWV-GRBA annual meeting brunch
with guest speakers Claire French, Monmouth County clerk and Pat Menna,
Red Bank mayor
June - ILO annual meeting
Throughout the year we also continued our Internship for Democracy program at Middletown High School North;
provided moderators at various candidates meetings, continued to distribute The Spotlight
by email instead of direct mail, and updated this website frequently.
LWV-GRBA membership is open to men and women of voting age.
Through membership you will receive information and opportunities to:
- share your opinions and make your voice heard as an advocate
for change and community problem solving
- get more involved and stay informed about issues and government,
and about decisions that directly affect you and your community
- sharpen your skills in leadership, communications, lobbying,
networking, public speaking and more
- receive The Spotlight, (our local newsletter), The National
Voter and the NJ VOTER to keep you up-to-date on the issues and
activities in which the League is involved at all levels
- inspire others to actively participate in the democratic process
- become as active as you can/wish. Complete our Member Survey
(click on MEMBERSHIP for more information)
The League of women Voters of the Greater Red Bank Area does not endorse the contents of
any websites to which it links; such Internet addresses contain information not posted by the League
and are included to provide convenient access to additional information. The League does not endorse
or control these external Internet addresses nor guarantee the accuracy of such addresses.
Acknowledgment: The Greater Red Bank Area League of Women Voters would like to express its sincere appreciation to
David Ayllon for his help in originally setting up this website.
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