May 15, 2020

Internships in the Age of COVID-19: Securing and Navigating Political Internships During a Pandemic

Part 1 - Securing and Navigating Political Internships During a Pandemic: With the current state of the world, many college students have found their summer internship plans falling through and/or are struggling to find internship placements for the summer or fall. To help college students interested in becoming public leaders navigate these difficult changes, the Center for American Women and Politics' NEW Leadership National Network and the Center for Youth Political Participation is hosting a two-part webinar series, "Internships During COVID-19."

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April 28, 2020

Presenting Your Best Self as a Virtual Candidate

Now that you’ve pivoted your campaign to a virtual reality, you’ll need to hone your communication and presentation skills via the webcam. This session will provide practical tips for looking and sounding your best on camera, hosting a professional virtual event and adjusting your presentation style based on the event (town hall vs. donor meet-up, for example), and effectively engaging and connecting with your audience even from a remote distance.

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April 7, 2020

Campaigning During COVID19: Questions and Strategies for Moving Forward

Where Do I Even Begin? Advice for Your Campaign Strategy in this Moment (Part 1) Join this live session and ask your questions about how to run for office during these uncertain times. Campaign expert Eva Pusateri will discuss the immediate and pressing challenges, along with initial practical advice, about the current situation facing candidates running this year, including dealing with a lack of clarity about election processes and connecting to voters in a time of social distancing. We’ll then open up the session to address your individual questions and circumstances.

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April 6, 2020

CANCELLED: Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women’s Political Leadership:
Karine Jean-Pierre

The Lipman Chair was created to honor the legacy of the late state senator Wynona Lipman, the first African American woman in the New Jersey State Senate. The Chair was established in 2000 when Governor Christine Todd Whitman signed legislation that had been sponsored by the legislative leaders in both parties and passed in both houses without opposition. The Legislature has generously continued its support for the Lipman Chair.

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April 2, 2020

The 2020 Census and Redistricting:
Why Every Count Matters – An Operational Update

Join U.S. Census Bureau Chief of Decennial Communications and Stakeholder Relations Kathleen Styles and Chief of the Redistricting and Voting Rights Data Office James Whitehorne for a presentation about the status of the 2020 Census, the redistricting process, and upcoming data products that will be made available. Moderated by Rutgers School of Law University Professor Ronald Chen, the webinar will include an opportunity to submit questions.

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