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Event Details

United Way Women's Leadership Council Regional Kick-off

When

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Where

Fairleigh Dickinson University 285 Madison Avenue The Mansion Madison, NJ 07940 Directions

Description

WOMEN UNITED FOR CHANGE

Join local women, professionals, and community leaders from across northern New Jersey for an evening of networking and a discussion of the growing number of women and families in our communities who are unable to afford this state’s high cost of living, one emergency from falling into poverty.

Discussion Topic
According to a recently released United Way study, 769,900 of the state’s households are walking a financial tightrope, earning more than the federal poverty level but not enough to weather a crisis. We call this population ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.

With the recent crisis experienced in our New Jersey communities as a result of superstorm Sandy, it is even more evident that ALICE’s everyday struggles reach beyond personal trials to impact the wider community.

Special Guest Speakers
Stacey Stewart, newly appointed U.S. President, United Way Worldwide
Kate Tomlinson, Publisher/Editor in Chief, NJ Monthly


Questions
Email Anna Hockenbury or call 908.835.3550

Price

Event Price: $55.00 Early Bird Price: $50.00 Early Bird End Date: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 Additional Information: Preregistration at $50 per personWalk-ins welcome at $55 per person As seating is limited, early registration is suggested.To register, please visit the below site:https://secure.unitedwaynnj.org/Common/UserRegistrationSER.jsp?EventKeyHex=31333936

Website

Event Website: http://www.unitedwaynnj.org/newsevents/uwevents_template0.php?event_id=317 Online Registration Available: Yes

Industry

Nonprofits

Event Type

Lecture

Age Limit

21+

Contact Information

Anna Hockenbury anna.hockenbury@unitedwaynnj.org Phone: (908) 835-3550

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