The LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit NJ

 

Welcome! Democracy is NOT a spectator sport! 
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  Questions? Call 908.464.7346  


 

LWV End-of-Year Party and Award Ceremony!
Congratulations to our Citizenship Award winners!

  • Megan Cranston, GL High School, Berkeley Heights
    Marielle "Ellie" Rogoff, Summit High School, Summit
    Shaden H. Awad, New Providence High School, New Providence

 

Here are some photos of our LUNCHEON on OCTOBER 3rd!
Click here to see the rest!

 

HIGHLIGHTS of 2015-16:

SEPTEMBER 21
Diane Riley

Hillside Community Food Bank
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

Luncheon Photos are posted!

NOVEMBER 16
Consensus Ammendment
Study/Discussion
Money and Politics Study
Leader: Dr. Susan Lederman
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

January 19 2016
Human Trafficking Program
Speaker: Keyla Munoz
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

Anne Silvestri and Patricia Dixon Black at Union County College on March 15, 2016, checking and counting 121 newly registered voter applications!

March 15 2016
Women's eNews
Speaker: Rita Henley Jensen
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

April 7 2016
Faith in Action on Climate
Speaker: Reverend Fletcher Harper
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

May 3, 2016
Democracy in Action: A Deep Dive Into Elections
Speaker: Professor Brigid Harrison
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS of 2014-15:

SEPTEMBER 15
Dr. Linda Stamato:
A Dialogue with Dr. Susan Lederman

Member of the graduate faculty at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University
NJ Government and Higher Education
It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

NOVEMBER 15
Elizabeth C. Matto Ph.D, Eagleton Institute of Politics
Today's Youth and Politics
New Providence Memorial Library at 7:30pm

Another very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

April 20
Brendan Keating

Concerned Citizens Perspective

and the Chatham Environmental Commission
NJ: The Pipeline State?

Highly informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

May 11
Jean Sinzdak

Ready to Run

How the Eagleton's CAWP Prepares Woman Candidates
Highly informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

 

 

 

Calendar for 2016-17

MONTH

DATE

MEETING OR PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

JULY

1

Please pay MEMBERSHIP DUES by July 1

 

14

LWV Presidents meeting at home of Susan Ferris

 

26

Summit Community Night

 

 

 

AUGUST

26

BOARD Meeting at the home of Susan Ferris Rights 7:30pm

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

20

Education PROGRAM 
DeCorso Community Center of NP ~ 15 East Fourth Street
908-665-0046

 

 24

LWV Statewide Voter Registration Weekend

OCTOBER

2

LWV Election Information Page: Check your local newspaper

 

8

League of Women Voters 2016 Fall Forum and Workshops

 

TBA

Sale of tickets for L&T Fundraiser at NP A&P

 

TBA

Candidates Forum for Summit: Summit High School

 

TBA

Candidates Forum for Berkeley Heights

 

TBA

Lord & Taylor Fundraiser

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

15

BOARD Meeting at the home of Susan Ferris Rights 7:30pm

 

 

 

DECEMBER

TBA

Holiday Party/fundraiser

 

 

Bulletin needs to be finalized and mailed

 

 

 

JANUARY

TBA

Human Trafficking Awareness PROGRAM
DeCorso Community Center of NP ~ 15 East Fourth Street
908-665-0046

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

During February we collaborate with Interweave to hold the Great Decisions program. This is a series of meetings about International issues. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. A full listing will be posted.

 

21

BOARD Meeting at the home of Susan Ferris Rights 7:30pm

 

 

 

MARCH

TBA

Women's History Month PROGRAM
DeCorso Community Center of NP ~ 15 East Fourth Street
908-665-0046

 

 

 

APRIL

TBA

Environmental Issues PROGRAM
DeCorso Community Center of NP ~ 15 East Fourth Street
908-665-0046

 

 

 

MAY

TBA

PROGRAM
DeCorso Community Center of NP ~ 15 East Fourth Street
908-665-0046

 

25

BOARD Meeting at the home of Susan Ferris Rights 7:30pm

 

 

 

JUNE

8

Annual Meeting, Election of Officers and Awards to local high school Juniors at the home of Marlene Sincaglia



Fundraiser

Mayoral Forum

Name speaker

Local issues:
Housing (Vito Gallo)
Environmental issues (Brendan Keating)

 

MEETINGS and PROGRAMS 2015-16
MONTH DATE MEETING OR PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
     
JULY 1 Please pay MEMBERSHIP DUES by July 1
  17 Meeting at home of Susan Ferris Rights to address invitations
  21 Summit Community Night
     
AUGUST 17 Mail Luncheon invites
  27 BOARD Meeting NP Memorial Library
     
SEPTEMBER 15 MLD Conference call 7pm
  16 Luncheon Comm Meet 7:30 Sincaglia
  21 SEPTEMBER PROGRAM:
Hillside Community Food Bank

DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm
  23 Program Comm Meet 7:30 Davis
  30 Union County Freeholders Night
     
OCTOBER 2 LWV Election Information to be posted on website
  3 League Luncheon Fairmount Country Club 12pm
Speaker: Ruth Mandel
Silent Auction

  10 League of Women Voters 2015 Fall Forum and Workshops
Saturday, October 10, 2015, 9 am - 3 pm,
New Jersey Hospital Association Conference Center
760 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ
  12 Candidates Forum for Berkeley Heights:
GL High School, Berkeley Heights 7:30pm
  17 Candidates Forum for Summit: Summit High School 9am
  24 Sale of tickets for L&T Fundraiser at NP A&P
  29 Lord & Taylor Fundraiser
     
NOVEMBER 9 BOARD Meeting 236 Union Avenue at 7:30pm
  16 Consensus Ammendment Study discussion
Money and Politics Study
Leader: Susan Lederman
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

  17 Program Committee Meeting 7:30
  19 NOVEMBER PROGRAM:
Morristown LWV presentation on consensus issue regarding Campus Assault
     
DECEMBER 1 Constitutional Amendment Study consensus reports (electronic) from Leagues due to LWVUS
  2 MLD Conference call 7pm
  13 Holiday Party at the home of Susan Ferris Rights
    Bulletin needs to be finalized and mailed
     
JANUARY 19 Human Trafficking Awareness PROGRAM
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm
     
FEBRUARY 1 Money-Politics consensus reports (electronic) from Leagues due to LWVUS
    During February we collaborate with Interweave to hold the Great Decisions program. This is a series of meetings about International issues. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. A full listing will be posted.
  22 BOARD Meeting New Providence Memorial Library at 7:30pm
  23 MLD Conference call 7pm
     
MARCH 6 12pm Brunch/2 PM Sister Play
Fundraiser
DreamCatcher Theater, Summit NJ
  15 Women's History Month PROGRAM
(7:30pm/DeCorso Community Center, 15 East 4th Street, New Providence) Rita Henley Jensen: Women’s E-News
     
APRIL 7 Environmental Issues PROGRAM
(7:30pm/DeCorso Community Center, 15 East 4th Street, New Providence) Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director of Green Faith Faith and Action on Climate: From Trenton to Paris and Beyond (Focus on the environment) You can learn more about Green Faith at :http://www.greenfaith.org
     
MAY 3 PROGRAM
(7:30pm/DeCorso Community Center, 15 East 4th Street, New Providence) Professor Brigid Harrison Focus: Women in NJ Politics
  16 BOARD Meeting New Providence Memorial Library at 7:30pm
  17 MLD Conference call 7pm
     
JUNE 9 Annual Meeting, Election of Officers and Awards to local high school Juniors at the home of Marlene Sincaglia

 


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These forms must be mailed or hand delivered to your county Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections.  Faxed copies cannot be accepted because an original signature isrequired to register.  

If you have any questions about registering, please contact the League of Women Voters of New Jersey at 1-800-792-VOTE (8683)