Plainfield High School presentation

We're so proud of the Plainfield High School students who created and gave two community presentations using our Fighting for the Vote: Timeline of Suffrage and the Student Advocate Toolkit. One presentation occurred right before the deadline for registering to vote,...

The NCAA is having a Ted Lasso moment

"I do love a locker room. It smells like potential." — Coach Ted Lasso (the beloved protagonist of Apple TV's latest breakout hit) Ted Lasso's rapid ascent and positive infusion into our cultural zeitgeist solidified something I already knew: That coaches are an often...

Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Voting Rights

This past year I had the opportunity to work with Patricia L. Supplee and the League of Women Voters to bring interactive lessons to my remote classes. In addition, the League of Women Voters were able to bring their program remotely to Oiada International’s Project...

What is Energizing Young Voters all about?

Shortly after the Inauguration on January 20, 2021, Lisa Kay Solomon, the developer of one of our teaching modules (Vote by Design,) wrote an article in www.thefulcrum.us. Solomon says, Amanda Gorman is “a civic futurist.” Gorman says: "We lift our gazes not to what...

Energizing Young Voters – Civics Education in Action

Energizing Young Voters –– Civics Education in Action Voter Engagement Programing offered under the auspices of the League of Women Voters of Southern Monmouth County Vision – Every 18-29 year old in the United States will become a life-long voter. They will...