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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 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 - 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!
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 22 9 am - 3:30 pm




10 am - 2 pm
Girls Climate Summit 2017 for middle school and high school girls. **FREE** conference focusing on the immediate impacts of climate change in the Philadelphia area. Learn from local and global speakers about effects of climate change; create your own climate action plan; build a network of local climate leaders. Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, 8000 Cherokee St, Philadelphia (610) 730-3506. More info.
March for Science. Penn's Landing, Philadelphia.
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. With Jean Perry, Moorestown Library. **FREE** Register at (856) 235-0333
Apr 26 ALL DAY
7 pm
Denim Day. Wear jeans to support survivors of sexual assault. More info.
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 Hooter Rd., Mount Laurel. Paige Salvador **FREE** (856) 231-1885
Apr 27 - Jun 29 7 - 8:30 pm Bereavement Workshop. Eight sessions. For adults of all ages. Most benefit from attending all sessions. Registration is mandatory. No new members after second session. People in Transition.
Apr 28 10 - 12 pm



TBA
Job Searching Using Technology. Explore popular web sites, set up a search profile, upload resumes and research potential employers. Prior to workshop, complete a WOC-approved resume and cover letter. Women's Opportunity Center. MUST PRE-REGISTER.
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 6:15 - 8:15 pm


TBA
Southern Burlington County NAACP Party with a Purpose. Bowling and Networking. Laurel Lanes, 2825 Route 73, Maple Shade. $25 includes shoe rental, pizza and soda. Tickets: Jeanetta, (856) 568-0187
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: NJ Women Scientists. Rachel Carson, Sally Ride, Patricia Bath, Stephanie Kwolek, Yvonne Brill, Asa Bryon Lovelace, the women of ENIAC, Admiral Grace Hopper. Moorestown Library. **FREE** Register at (856) 235-0333

May 3 12:30 pm

7:30 pm
NOW in the Afternoon. Sakura Spring Restaurant, 128 Route 70. Cherry Hill. Marion Steininger (856) 772-0689
South Jersey NOW Planning Meeting. Chapter members should plan to attend. At Judy Buckman's home.
May 4 7:30 pm Gabourey Sidibe discusses her new book: This is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare. Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia. $15. (215) 567-4341. More info.
May 5 ALL DAY South Jersey NOW newsletter deadline. Submit stories, articles or information to editor Janis Hines.
May 6 TBA Phenomenal Woman Empowerment Conference sponsored by Gloucester County NAACP. Former NFL player Ray Rice and his wife Janay Rice discuss domestic violence. Workshops topics: entrepreneurial opportunities, human trafficking, women in politics and leadership. $35 includes continental breakfast, lunch, workshops, forum and give-a-ways. Williamstown Public Library, 713 Marsha Avenue. Tickets: Loretta Winters.  More info.
May 10 7:30 pm Program Meeting. First Baptist Church Basement, 19 West Main Street, Moorestown. Open to members, non-members and their guests. Topic: Fat and Feminism with Dr. Lee Ann Westman.
May 11 5 - 8:30 pm

7:30 pm
WOMEN'S WAY 40th Anniversary Powerful Voices Award presented to. Amy Gutman, President of the University of PA. Sheraton Philadelphia, 201 N. 17th St.
Paula Poundstone discusses her new book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness. Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St. $15. (215) 567-4341 or Events.
May 13 12 - 2 pm



2 - 4 pm






2 - 8 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.
Feminism Today. What do feminists want? Why do we need an ERA? Don't women in the U.S. have it better than women in other parts of the world? The Alice Paul Institute's Feminism Today program will answer these questions and more, providing an overview of the problems that American women and girls deal with today and the feminist initiatives intended to resolve them. This program will be led by Kris Myers, API's program director who has taught Women's Studies and Women's History for more that eight years. Paulsdale.
United We Stand Festival. Networking opportunity sponsored by South Jersey Women for Progressive Change, an action network for intersectional grassroots advocacy and activism which formed on Facebook after the 2016 election. It currently has more than 6,000 members who take action on diversity/inclusion, outreach/education, environment, healthcare/reproductive rights, human rights, political process and violence prevention. Cooper River Park, Pennsauken, Katy Sosa, (609) 505-1008
May 14 10 am - 12 pm

ALL DAY
Newsletter Mailing. We will train and feed you. Help us out. Contact Judy Buckman.
Happy Mother's Day! Give Mom Equal Rights. Cory Booker and Robert Memendez re-introduced the equal rights document that Alice Paul wrote nearly a century ago and now we need to ask them to exert their leadership with other members of Congress to push for equality for all..
May 16 7 pm NJ Women in World War II with author Patricia Chappine. Cherry Hill Public Library, lower level Conference Center. **FREE** No registration required. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the presentation. More info. (856) 488-7886
May 20 9 am - 3 pm




TBA




6 - 7 pm (reception)
7 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.
The Capitol Steps: Orange is the New Barack. Political comedy show offering a mix of song and standup, lampooning modern political leaders and taking on the major issues of the day. Originally made up of congressional staffers. Over the past 20 years, they've been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, and PBS. Keswick Theatre, Glenside, PA. $29-79. More info. (215) 572-7650
Compassion in Action: Honoring Dr. Willie Parker. he was a reproductive justice advocate who travels as an abortion provider in Alabama and Georgia. His work also focuses on violence against women, sexual assault, and the provision of contraceptives. Dr. Parker is the recipient of Planned Parenthood's Margaret Sanger Award and in his book, Life's Work: From the Trenches, a Moral Argument for Choice, he describes the complex realities of abortion in America. WHYY, Independence Mall West, 150 N. 6th Street. $60. $30 for those 30 and under. More info. (215) 564-4070
May 21 1 - 5 pm




TBA
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.
May 24 8:30 am - 2:30 pm Planned Parenthood Teen Conference for high school students,. Workshops, chances for peer interactions, keynote speaker, presentations on teen health, leadership empowerment and connections to community resources. Students can present a workshop, participate in a student leadership panel, act as ambassadors, and receive awards. Rutgers Camden Campus Center. More info. (732) 530-7916, x 244
Jun 6 ALL DAY Primary Election. Questions: League of Women Voters of NJ. More info. (800) 792-8683
Jul 14 - 16 ALL DAY 169th Anniversary of the First Women's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls. Northern NJ NOW is sponsoring this three-day event at the Women's Rights National Historical Park featuring speakers, historical actors (Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Frederick Douglas), children's activities, art exhibits, vendors and more. Keynote speaker: Elizabeth Nyamavaro, Senior Advisor to the UN and head of HeForShe. More info.



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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.