February 24, 2022

IMAGINE MORE: Eliminating the Racial Wealth Gap and Ending Poverty

The Eagleton Institute is pleased to co-sponsor "IMAGINE MORE: Racial Justice Begins with Us." This series brings together one of the largest and most diverse lineups of New Jersey organizations and voices from across the ideological spectrum to develop an action plan for racial justice and reparations. Participants include national thought leaders, philanthropic and community-based organizations, policy advocates, jurists, and local activists who have been directly impacted by injustice.

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February 16, 2022

Ready to Run®: Making History: Asian American Women Join the New Jersey Legislature

The 2021 election heralded a historic moment for the state when the three first Asian American women were elected to the New Jersey legislature. In a panel moderated by Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter, Assemblywomen Shama Haider, Sadaf Jaffer, and Ellen Park will discuss this important moment, why they chose to run now, the importance of having diverse voices at the policymaking table, and what this means for women in New Jersey moving forward.

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November 16, 2021

Unequal Voice: A Conversation About Why Men Out-Give Women in State Elections and Why Women Should Give More

Women out-vote men. Less well known is that men out-give women. We assemble a panel of experts to discuss why women are underrepresented as contributors to state legislative and statewide executive elections, what can be done about it, and how unequal voice impacts the success of women candidates. Panelists will discuss the reports in the CAWP Women, Money, and Politics series—a collaboration between CAWP and OpenSecrets—including the forthcoming report titled The Money Race for the State Legislature.

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October 14, 2021

Broke: The Racial Consequences of Underfunding Public Universities

The Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement invites you to join us for a virtual book talk featuring Laura Hamilton and Kelly Nielsen, authors of Broke: The Racial Consequences of Underfunding Public Universities from 4-5PM on October 14, 2021. This talk is part of the Politics of Higher Education Series a Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement event that aims to build awareness of how political decision-making impacts issues related to college access and equity.

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September 14, 2021

Teaching Civic Engagement Globally

Join the Eagleton Institute of Politics and the American Political Science Association in conversation with the editors and contributors of Teaching Civic Engagement Globally as they discuss the need to teach democratic citizenship, the theoretical discussions and challenges regarding global civic engagement education, and successful evidence-based pedagogical approaches for linking democratic education research with action that reflects contemporary global circumstances.

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June 24, 2021

Walking the Line:
New Jersey Ballots, Candidates, and Voters

The program will begin with a presentation by Professor Julia Sass Rubin from the Bloustein School on her analysis of the impact of the county-based "line" in NJ primaries, with specific analysis of the contests in 2020 and of those in 2021 that will have just occurred. Following Julia's comments, we will hear from four panelists, each of whom has expertise on ballot design and other related election reform issues.

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