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Orientation sessions at the Women’s Opportunity Center (WOC). Please make an appointment to discuss their services. Held at Riverside Branch YMCA of Burlington and Camden counties, 302 Commerce Square Blvd, Burlington. WOC assists women who have lost financial support due to separation, divorce, death, disability of spouse by providing educational/vocational info, community referrals, interest/aptitude testing, life skills workshops, free career clothing. Childcare available -- reservations needed. (609) 543-6200, ext. 224. WOC is now on Facebook.
People in Transition is a semi-independent social service agency dedicated in assisting "displaced homemakers" find stability. A "displaced homemaker" is anyone whose major source of income and financial support is lost through spousal separation, divorce, death or disability and who is emotionally and/or vocationally unprepared to enter the job market.
People in Transition is on Facebook, too. People in Transition Workshops and Events.
Date Time Event
Mar 21 7 pm Celebrate American Women Artists. Musicians, singers and actors. Moorestown Library. **FREE** Call to register (856) 235-0333
Mar 22 7 pm Feminist Book Club. Quarterly meeting to discuss topics of gender equity, feminism, current political climate, books that make us laugh, cry and learn. At Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 Kings Highway North. Open for all to attend. Difficult Women by Roxane Gay. More info.
Mar 23 5 - 8 pm

7 pm
Alice Paul Equality Awards. The API honors women who capture the spirit of Alice Paul and, directly or indirectly, continue her mission of advancing women's equality. Gala dinner at The Westin, Mount Laurel. Tickets: (856) 231-1885. More info.
Celebrate American Women Artists. Glass workers, crafters and architects. Moorestown Library. **FREE** Call to register (856) 235-0333
Mar 26 3 - 5 pm 7th Annual Women's History Month Celebration hosted by Sen. Robert Menendez to honor NJ women for exceptional achievements. Montclair State University. RSVP (973) 645-5967
Mar 27 - 28 12 - 3 pm Intro to Microsoft Word. Six-hour course, must be familiar with keyboard, mouse and navigating desktop. Open to WOC participants only; must commit to both days; class size limited to four. Women's Opportunity Center. MUST register.
Mar 27 - Apr 20 7 - 9:30 pm New Beginnings workshop. Eight sessions on Mondays and Thursdays for those with job loss, diminished health, lifestyle change, eroded self-confidence or low self-esteem. Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC), 1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewel (856) 468-5000 People in Transition
Mar 28 7 pm Celebrate American Women Artists: painters, sculptors, photographers with Jean Perry. Moorestown Library. FREE, but call to register: (856) 235-0333
Mar 28 - May 2 7 - 8:30 pm Divorce Recovery. Six-session workshop for those who are separated or divorced; learn to cope with self-esteem issues, loneliness, anger, children's emotions and communicate with spouse. People in Transition
Mar 29 - Apr 26 9:30 - 11:30 am Take a Leap Forward with Dr. Donna Pellegrino. Change involves risk-taking; develop courage and assertiveness skills to move forward. Women's Opportunity. Must pre-register!
Mar 30 7:30 - 9:30 am

5 pm
6:30 pm
Single Payer Healthcare Event sponsored by the NJ Universal Healthcare Coalition and South Jersey NOW at the Unitarian Church of Cherry Hill. We are inviting women who own businesses in the South Jersey area for a breakfast and presentation on what single payer (also known as "Medicare for All") healthcare is and how it could be beneficial for their business. If you have or know someone who has a women-owned business, please send their address to our Outreach so we can invite them. More Information.
Outstanding Women of Burlington County Award presented to Alice Paul Institute Executive Director Lucy Beard. The Merion, Route 130, Cinnaminson. To join our table of 10 contact Judy by Mar 17. Cash bar.
Mar 31 6 pm

6:30 - 8 pm

13th: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment. Ava DuVernay's critically acclaimed film which was nominated for Academy Award, Best Documentary on incarceration, the criminal justice system and racial inequality. Sponsored by Women in NAACP (WIN), discussion will focus on women and incarceration. RCBC Enterprise Center Auditorium, 300 College Circle, Mount Laurel. RSVP More info.
Advanced Care Planning. Most caregivers are women. If you have a loved one with a serious illness, deteriorating quality of life or frequent trips to the hospital or ER, this workshop is for you. People in Transition

Apr 2 12:30 pm

Chapter Fundraiser -- High Tea at the Ashley Crossing's Clubhouse. An elegant, catered high tea, four-course luncheon with linens, china, sliver and fresh flowers. Guests will be served three sandwiches, two scones with homemade strawberry jam, lemon curd, and triple cream butter, salad, two desserts and two teas -- you will not leave hungry! Route 130 and Hartford Road, Delran. FREE Parking. $35/person. Purchase seats by February 15. Contact Fran Forte (856) 577-5826.

Apr 4 6 - 8:30 pm

7 pm

Negotiating for More. Interactive workshop to empower women with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate salary and benefits well beyond their next negotiation. Presented by Dr. Cheryl Carleton, Asst. Professor and Director of Professional Women's Network, Villanova University. Free Library of Philadelphia, Skyline Room. RSVP
Celebrate Women in History with Jean Perry: Women from South Jersey.
Elizabeth Haddon, Margaret Hill Morris, Elizabeth Fenimore Cooper, Patience Lovell Wright, Clara Barton, Alice Paul and Elizabeth White. Moorestown Library. **FREE** Register at (856) 235-0333

Apr 5 12:30 pm

6 - 9 pm

7 pm

7:30 pm
NOW in the Afternoon. Sakura Spring Restaurant, 128 Route 70. Cherry Hill. Marion Steininger (856) 772-0689
Six Steps to Relationship Success. Workshop to help evaluate current relationships and develop new ones. People in Transition
Voting Rights and Civil Rights at a Crossroads sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Burlington County. Moorestown Friends Meetinghouse Social Room, 118 E. Main St, Moorestown
South Jersey NOW Planning Meeting. Chapter members should plan to attend. At Judy Buckman's home.

7:30 pm
South Jersey NOW newsletter deadline. Submit stories, articles or information to editor Janis Hines.
Alec Baldwin
discusses his new book Nevertheless. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. $15. (215) 567-4341 or Events.
Apr 8 12 - 2 pm

2 - 4 pm
Second Saturday Tour at Paulsdale. 15-minute DVD; Walk house and grounds; view exhibit; learn about site restoration and present-day use as a women's history center and leadership institute for women and girls. $5. No registration needed. (856) 231-1885
Fighting for the Vote in a Country at War. Paulsdale. In April 1917, while war fever swept the country, Alice Paul's Silent Sentinels picketed the White House for women's right to vote. Were suffragists unpatriotic, even treasonous? Were the arrests, imprisonment and forced feeding of the suffragists justified? Author Mary Walton explores the surprising ways that WWI helped the campaign for women's right to vote.
Apr 12 6 - 9 pm

7:30 pm
Skills for the Office Professional. Learn to use your abilities to be the "go to" individual at your place of employment. People in Transition
Program Meeting.
First Baptist Church Basement, 19 West Main Street, Moorestown. Open to members, non-members and their guests.
Apr 13 7:30 pm Misty Copeland discusses her new book Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Lighter, Stronger, and More Graceful You. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. $15. (215) 567-4341 or Events.
Apr 16 10 am - 12 pm Newsletter Mailing. We will train and feed you. Help us out. Contact Judy Buckman.
Apr 17 6:30 - 8 pm

7:15 pm
Chapter's Free Support Group for Separated and Divorced Women facilitated by therapist Dr. Donna Pellegrino. The Psychology Group, 1030 N. Kings Hwy, Suite 303, Cherry Hill. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED (856) 667-9277
Congressman Tom MacArthur Town Hail sponsored
by Medford Leas Residents Association. At Community Building. Open to all Third District voters. More info.
Apr 18 7 pm Celebrate Women in History: Valiant New Jersey Women. Althea Gibson, Emily Roebling, Mary Roebling, Rose Knox, Barbara Boggs-Sigmund, Marilyn Bourke-White and Susan Bear. Moorestown Library. **FREE** Register at (856) 235-0333
Apr 19 6 pm

7 - 9 pm
Assemblyman Troy Singleton's Citizen Advisory Panel Meeting. 400 N Church St., Suite 260, Moorestown. (856) 234-2790 Contact
Grow Your Strengths: Building the Bridge to Your New and Different Life. Participants must take free Strength Assessment through the VIA Institute at viacharacter -- click on the VIA Survey -- and bring completed report to workshop. People in Transition
Apr 21 9:30 am - 2:30 pm Advanced Computer Skills. Forty-hour workshop includes advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and a brief section on Access. People in Transition
Apr 25 7 pm Celebrate Women in History: Valiant New Jersey Women. Harriet Beecher Stowe, Margaret Sanger, Katherine McCormack, Jane Addams and the invisible women of the Civil Rights movement. Moorestown Library. **FREE** Register at (856) 235-0333
Apr 26 7 pm Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant discuss their new book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resistance, and Find Joy. Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce St., Philadelphia. Ticket price includes the book. (880) 595-4849 More info.
Apr 27 6 - 7:30 pm Alice Paul Institute: An Introduction. Alice Paul was at the center of the most important advances for women in the 20th century -- from helping secure the right to vote for women and drafting the Equal Rights Amendment to securing equal rights for women and men. Come learn how the API keeps her work alive and moving forward. Network with wine, cheese and light refreshments, followed by a presentation on Paul's work and her legacy. Paulsdale, 128 Hoooten Rd., Mount Laurel. Paige Salvador **FREE** (856) 231-1885
Apr 28   Erin Brockovich took on the local utility that poisoned the water in her town and won $333 million, the largest settlement in U.S. history.. Planned Parenthood Luncheon, Hyatt Regency, Princeton. More info. (609) 954-7955
Apr 29 TBA NJ Abortion Access Fund Bowl-a-thon: Strike Down Barriers to Abortion Funding! Cherry Hill. Captain your own team, join one and raise money to help women pay for abortions they couldn't otherwise afford. Please sponsor Roxanne Sutocky.
May 2 7 pm Celebrate Women in History: Valiant New Jersey Women. Rachel Carson, Sally Ride, Patricia Bath, Stephanie Kwolek, Yvonne Brill, Asa Byron Lovelace, the women of ENIAC, Admiral Grace Hopper. Moorestown Library. **FREE** Register at (856) 235-0333
May 11 7:30 pm Paula Poundstone discusses her new book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. $15. (215) 567-4341 or Events.
May 20 9 am - 3 pm Chapter Fundraiser: South Jersey NOW hosts the NOW - NJ State Board Meeting at Paulsdale. Alice Paul's birthplace and childhood home, If you can donate a breakfast or lunch item that we can sell to the state board delegates, please contact Judy. Drop in and observe your state organization in action. 128 Hooton Rd., Mt. Laurel.
May 21 1 - 5 pm

South Jersey SOAP event featuring Theresa Flores, survivor of and campaigner against sex trafficking and creator of the Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution (S.O.A.P.), a non-profit that aims to help prevent sex trafficking. Google Theresa; you won't believe her story. Katz Jewish Community Center, 1301 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill. More info to follow. (201) 903-2111
Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Reach and Raise Conference. Philadelphia. More Info.

Chapter Program Meeting

Second Wednesday of each month


Special Services

Chapter Planning Meeting

First Wednesday of each month

Those who attend can listen, observe, input ideas, join discussion and/or vote on what actions the chapter will take in upcoming months. If you want to bring up an item for consideration, request time on the agenda by calling ahead. Only members may attend.