WFP Newsletter May 18

“I am interested in boosting participation and combating the disturbing trend of voter suppression we’ve witnessed around the country. The surest way to keep government honest is utilizing the franchise of voting.” Tahesha Way, New Jersey Secretary of State

WFP volunteers, YOU can make a difference from home! Join us for letter writing, phone banking, and texting to GET OUT THE VOTE!

 

If you would like to become a volunteer in these crucial initiatives in 2020, please contact Carla Pappalardo at carla.pappalardowfp@gmail.com.


New Jersey Primary and General Election Timelines

Please be advised that Executive Order 120 has moved the Primary Election from June 2, 2020 to July 7, 2020. Although the date of the election has been moved, the Primary Election date on the list of candidates will still reflect the original June 2, 2020 Primary Election date. For more information about candidates and delegates on this year’s primary ballot, see links below:

Primary Election: https://bit.ly/2X8X6ga

General Election: https://bit.ly/2LzEGQa


“How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change”

Harriet Shugarman is a Women for Progress member, and now a published author! She is the Executive Director of ClimateMama, the Chairwoman of the Climate Reality Project, NYC and was the former Wyckoff Environmental Commission Chairperson. She is presenting a virtual author’s visit about her publishing journey and the sometimes difficult discussion climate change with your kids or students in her new book! Click here to register.


Last Call to Stir Things Up!

Kelley Robinson, Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, will catch us up on abortion rights, supreme court decisions and ways we can make an impact. Buy your tickets here and say YES to reproductive freedom! Tickets start at $10.


Don’t Feed The Trolls!

Dangerous Speech: Countering Online Hatred while Protecting Freedom of Expression.
WFP is co-sponsoring a lecture hosted by Network for Responsible Public Policy. The keynote speaker is Dr. Cathy Buerger. The event is on Thursday, May 21st, at 7:30 p.m. Click here to RSVP!

Another Week, More News!

Hello Women for Progress readers! The primary is fast approaching, so we have to be ready! As always, if you have any questions or would like to contact me, please email me at: alyssastrobelwfp@gmail.com.
Best,
Alyssa Strobel

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