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.
LWV-Princeton Area June 2015
Annual Meeting and Dinner Report
Ingrid Reed and Margarethe Laurenzi
Click to read the meeting report.
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.
Charter Schools Update 2015
Latest LWV-US Action Alerts
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LWV Education Blog
For the latest information about Issues Relating to Public Education go to lwveducation.com.
Sandy Matsen, Advocacy Coordinator of the LWV-NJ, discusses how you can be an effective advocate in three videos: Lobby Corps, Armchair Advocacy, and Action Alerts.
Watch the videos
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Meetings: Please Join Us!
Please join us at our regular business meetings.
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Click here for a list of meetings dates and times for 2016. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, April 12, 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!
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Click here for 2015 order form.
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.
LWV New Jersey Advocacy Update:
Keeping You Informed from Trenton
The League of Women Voters of New Jersey advocates in the fields of education, immigration, natural resources, and women and family issues.
Click for January 2015 Advocacy Update.
Together we can make an even bigger impact
in our state.