Great Decisions

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit is sponsoring the Great Decisions Program for 2019. Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association, is America's largest discussion program on world affairs.

The program runs on Wednesdays from February 6, 2019 to March 27, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Meetings are held at

The DeCorso Community Center

15 East 4th Street

New Providence, NJ

(take Springfield Avenue to Livingston Avenue and 4th Street is a short distance in).

The cost for the eight week session is as follows:

  • $85.00 for League and SCC/AAUW members
  • $95.00 for non-League and SCC/AAUW members
  • Drop-ins may attend and pay $20.00 for individual sessions (pay at the individual session)
  • Students may attend individual sessions at $10 per session


The Foreign Policy Association provides an excellent manual, which you receive upon registration. A video clip is shown at the beginning of each session. Lively discussion is encouraged by the facilitator. After each session, participants fill out opinion ballots, which are sent to members of Congress and appropriate government departments.

We’re pleased to announce the topics for Great Decisions 2019! The eight topics are:

  • FEBRUARY 6: Refugees and Global Migration
  • FEBRUARY 13: The Middle East: Regional Disorder
  • FEBRUARY 20: Nuclear negotiations: Back to the Future?
  • FEBRUARY 27: The Rise of Populism in Europe
  • MARCH 6: Decoding U.S.-China Trade
  • MARCH 13: Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics
  • MARCH 20: The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested
  • MARCH 27: State of the State Department and Diplomacy