LWV Internship for High School StudentThe League of Women Voters of the Princeton Area has an opening for a non-paying internship for a qualified high school student. Apply by June 24, 2016.
LWVNJ Program Committees
What is a State Program Committee?
What are the current Standing Committees?
How do I join a State Program Committee?
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Advocacy: Save the Pinelands
photo from George Wright Society
The LWV of the Princeton Area opposes a 22-mile pipeline in one of New Jersey’s largest and most unique areas: the Pine Barrens. This area comprises 1.1 million acres, and is located in the Cohansey Aquifer which holds an incredible 1 trillion gallons of pure water. Click here for more information and to contact the NJ Board of Public Utilities.
Praise for the League's Work
The Princeton Packet, in its October 16, 2015 editorial, cites LWV-Princeton Area for its ongoing work in voter service.
LWV-NJ Young People's Network
LWVNJ Young People's Network (YPN) is a community of young people in New Jersey who are civically engaged, interested in local and national politics, and educated on the issues for which the League has a position.
Princeton Area League members Melissa Scott and Ellen Kemp joined Lee Forbes, as members of the LWV-NJ Board of Directors. Elections were held at the League of Women Voters of New Jersey 61st Biennial Convention on May 2, 2015. Ellen will serve as the treasurer of the LWV-NJ.
LWV New Jersey Advocacy Update:
Keeping You Informed from Trenton
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2016 LWV-New Jersey
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Meetings: Please Join Us!
Please join us at our regular business meetings.
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Our next meeting will be Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7-9 PM at the Suzanne Patterson Building in Princeton.
An earlier report from LWV-Princeton Area:
Registering New Voters
September 30, 2015
Report from the LWV of Lawrence Township:
"One Hundred Thirty Four (134) is our running total for September! At Mercer County College Kearney Campus in Trenton we registered 50 students on Monday and Tuesday -- thanks to Simona Brickers and Jane DeLung of our League, and our invaluable Princeton League volunteers Chrystal Schivell and Lee Forbes. Plus 10 more registrations at HomeFront by our own Lois Riskin. Hooray!"
Thirty-three and counting! Lawrence LWV's Lois Riskin and Nicole Plett, with the help of Princeton members Sandra Smith and Sheila Berkelhammer, helped 33 enthusiastic students register as first-time voters at MCCC West Windsor on September 17!
Charter Schools Update 2015
The Institute for Women's Leadership at Douglass College, Rutgers University sponsors many events, lectures, film series, and conferences.
Go to the Institute's Calendar for details.