October 19, 2022
Women and Family Issues Committee Live Q&A
The committee answered questions stemming from their previously distributed discussion on Reproductive Healthcare Legislation in our state. Watch the original discussion here.
September 27, 2022
Explainer from Experts
The LWVML watched a recorded conversation about current and pending legislation affecting Reproductive Rights and healthcare access in New Jersey. Information on what individuals can do to promote Reproductive Rights and access to reproductive healthcare, including abortion, was also shared. A packet of this information will be shared with all Leagues in NJ.
March 20, 2022
New Jersey Women First
We joined the celebration of Women's History Month in Morristown with women in Morris County telling their stories of breaking boundaries in business, education, sports, government, science, the arts, tourism and the boardroom. Dance, music and poetry by young performers rounded out the celebration. NJ Women First | lwvmorrisarea
October 27, 2021
Board of Education Panel Discussion
Meet Mountain Lakes BOE candidates Meghan Leininger and Aruni Don, interviewed by LWV Mountain Lakes Voters Service Chair Teresa Cinnamond. Watch.
May 31, 2021
Memorial Day Parade
LWV Mtn Lakes marched in the the Mountain Lakes Memorial Day Parade.
May 9, 2017
A frank discussion with a panel of experts from legal, psychological and law enforcement fields.
Everyone drinks alcohol so why is this an issue?
I drank as a teenager. I expect my kids will too.
I’d rather my teens drink at home than do it outside of the home.
Kids need to build their tolerance before they go to college!
Alcohol is not a gateway drug.
October 18, 2022
ML BOE Candidates Roundtable
Three candidates in this uncontested election answered questions submitted in advance and live from the voters. LWVML facilitated. Tremendous thanks to our BOE Incumbents and our committed community members who participated in this important exchange of ideas!
June 16, 2022
League Scholarship Award
On Moving Up Day at Mountain Lakes High School, LWV Mountain Lakes presented a scholarship to a Mountain Lakes High School graduate who demonstrated dedication to the League's goals of empowering voters and making democracy work.
January 6, 2022
Stand Up for Democracy Candlelight Vigil
LWV Mountain Lakes joined other Leagues, elected officials and the public at a nonpartisan, peaceful candlelight vigil in Morristown, NJ, as part of the nationwide movement to mark the anniversary of the violent insurrection on our nation's capitol.
October 26, 2021
Morris County Commissioner Debate
Three leagues of Women Voters (Mtn Lakes, West Morris and Morristown Area) and the Mo Co Chamber of Commerce co-host a debate for Morris Co Commissioner. Watch.
March 9, 2021
The News Literacy Project
LWV Mtn Lakes hosted an interactive, educational event with Peter Adams, SVP of The News Literacy Project who addressed how to tell fact from fiction and interpreting info found on social media.
August 19, 2020
Women's Suffrage Movement - Centennial Celebration
A century ago on Aug. 19, 1920, the Suffragists of Mountain Lakes, led by women’s rights activist Belle DeRivera, met at the Mountain Lakes Community Church to ring the bell in celebration of the passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.
So it was that, on Wednesday, Aug. 19 – 100 years to the day – borough residents gathered to celebrate the centennial in like fashion. Click here to learn more.
October 7, 2022
Successful Candidates Debate for Denville BOE
4 candidates for 2 spots answered questions submitted in advance by the voters. LWVML provided organization of logistics, moderator and timer. Great thanks to Voter Services for providing this important exchange between candidates and the public!
View debate here
March 31, 2022
Pay Disparities & Changemaking Opportunities
It's time to PAY ATTENTION to Gender and Race Pay Equity! This webinar with Shell Bobev, founder of Disrupt the Gap, explored pay inequities, and provided insights and inspiration for how to support “equal pay for equal work” for all! Sponsored by LWVML in partnership with MLBT Social Justice Coalition and Denville Voices.
November 17, 2021
Getting Past Partisanship and Hyperpolarization
LWV Mtn Lakes hosted a gathering to view a livestreamed seminar by the Harvard Kennedy School and Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, which explored civic infrastructure initiatives that are working in American communities today. The event included a live Q&A session.
June 22, 2021
A Conversation with Christine Todd Whitman
Former NJ Governor Whitman discussed energy and environmental policy, the changing political landscape, current headlines, women in leadership, civics ed and more.
October 7, 2020
Board of Education Debate
Meet Moving Mountain Lakes Forward BOE Candidates, Kevin Driscoll, Jennifer Parker, Tricia Lewis as well as Aruni Don who is running independently. Watch.
May 31, 2017
Borough Council Goes to Briarcliff
Borough Council came to Briarcliff School on May 31st. Eighth grade students heard from Mayor Holmberg, Deputy Mayor Barnett and other members of the Borough Council. Students also elected their own Mayor and Council members to discuss and decide on a mock issue that would impact the town.