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Berkeley Heights, New Providence, and Summit, NJ
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Welcome to the League of Women Voters
for Berkeley Heights, New Providence, & Summit, NJ!

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  • We meet from September through June.
  • Our meetings usually involve a program to which the public is invited.
  • Most program meetings are on Monday evenings at the New Providence Memorial Library.
  • The League's state office in Trenton lwvnj.org offers workshops and forums each fall and holds its convention in odd-numbered years.

Click here for a copy of our January 2014 Bulletin!

Our next meeting is March 10th!

  • March

    10

    PROGRAM: Christy Hodde: American Red Cross

     

     

     

    April

    28

    PROGRAM: Betty Ann Kelly: Environment

     

     

     

    May

    12

    PROGRAM: Bette Jane Kowalski: Union County Government 

Click here to find a map to the New Providence Memorial Library [Map] for a Monday evening meeting!


Unable to attend the Joint Presentation on Human Trafficking on November 18th?
If you missed the presentation
you can watch it NOW!

 

 

 

 

September

16

General Meeting

 

21

LWV Fall Workshop

October

 

Candidate's Forum New Providence (cancelled)

 

24

Candidate's Forum Berkeley Heights
Michelle Bobrow, Moderator

 

29

Candidate's Forum Summit
Marlene Sincaglia, Moderator

 

30

Lord & Taylor Fundraiser

November

14

League Program: Human Trafficking
Calvary Episcopal Church, Summit 7:30

 

18

General Meeting

December

12

Holiday Party with Toni Zimmer, President LWV-NJ as guest

 

 

 

January

23

Consensus meeting regarding League Study on Human Trafficking

 

29

February

 

Great Decisions Program

 

 

Callathon

 

22

Theater Night Fundraiser:
The Last Night of Ballyhoo

 

 

 

March

10

PROGRAM: Christy Hodde: American Red Cross

 

 

 

April

28

PROGRAM: Betty Ann Kelly: Environment

 

 

 

May

12

PROGRAM: Bette Jane Kowalski: Union County Government 

     

June

 

End of Year Meeting: Dessert and Presentation of Awards to High School students


 


 

LWV Calendar
 


Questions? Please email
~
President Sharon Davis~
or call 908-898-0565

We look forward to meeting you!

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Democracy is NOT a spectator sport!
Join us to see how you can make a difference!

 

 

This is what the League does:
  • Operates on local, state and national levels; local dues support offices in Trenton (www.lwvnj.org) and Washington, DC (www.lwv.org).

  • Holds meetings during the school year, often with a speaker.

  • Conducts local voter registration campaigns.

  • Prepares an Election Information Sheet each October on candidates and local referendums which is pub-lished in the area press and on our website (www.lwv-bhnps.org).

  • Conducts nonpartisan Candidates’ Forums in October for each town.

  • Co-sponsors, with Interweave, the Great Decisions program prepared by the Foreign Policy Association.

  • Presents a Citizenship Award to a junior student at the three high schools each spring.

  • Reaches a consensus on a variety of policy issues through study and discussion by members in over 900 communities. These positions are the ones lobbied for in Congress and state legislatures.

  • Can conduct nonpartisan study of controversial local issues to educate the public.

  • Can provide trained moderators to any group conducting candidate debates.

  • Publishes educational materials: The New Jersey Citizens Guide to Government, Voting in New Jersey, Choosing a Candidate in New Jersey and others.