Recent Events

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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

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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.

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May 31, 2021

Memorial Day Parade

LWV Mtn Lakes marched in the the Mountain Lakes Memorial Day Parade.

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September 30, 2020

Borough Council Candidate Symposium

Meet OneCommunity Borough Council candidates - Lauren Barnett, Cynthia Korman, Kelly Holliday and Khizar Sheikh. Watch.

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May 9, 2017

Underage Drinking

A frank discussion with a panel of experts  from legal, psychological and law enforcement fields.

 

Topics included:

  • 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.