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Justice and Public Safety
HOW: Virtual Town Hall on Use of Force Policy
WHEN:Tuesday, July 28, 5:30 p.m.
The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office plans to update the state’s Use-of-Force policy. The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, and Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office are hosting a virtual town hall on Tuesday, July 28 at 5:30 p.m. to collect ideas and hear what changes the public feels is necessary to make the policy just and fair for all New Jersey residents and visitors.
The virtual town hall will include an information session to learn about the current policy followed by multiple opportunities to provide feedback on how you feel the policy should change. This meeting is a chance for all residents to directly provide input to influence changes to the Use-of-Force policy that all New Jersey law enforcement agencies adhere to.
Community Health -and- Diversity
HOW: NJ Spotlight Virtual Roundtable on Race and Health Care in NJ: Addressing Inequities in the COVID-19 Era
WHEN: Wednesday, July 29, 4:00 p.m.
Racial disparities in health care due to factors such as unequal access to health insurance, income inequality, and bias in the health care system have long been known. These inequities have been magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic's disproportionate impact on communities of color that frequently face high-risk working and residential conditions.
As New Jersey proceeds with re-opening plans, opportunities arise to incorporate measures to improve health outcomes for minority groups and to address social determinants of health more broadly. Equity actions being examined include:
Register and more info athttp://https//www.eventbrite.com/e/race-health-care-in-new-jersey-addressing-inequities-in-the-covid-19-era-tickets-114439106448?aff=odeimcmailchimp&utm_source=NJ+Spotlight++Master+List&utm_campaign=a279edc6b4-11.09+Offshore+Wind+RT_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1d26f473a7-a279edc6b4-398605561&mc_cid=a279edc6b4&mc_eid=377d6c5572
Fair Elections and Security is the next topic in the Discussions that Matter series
How: National Leadership Network Discussions that Matter-- Fair Elections and Security
When: Tuesday, August 11, 1:00 p.m.
Fair Elections and Security is the topic of the next Discussions That Matter event organized by the National Leadership Network, specifically for alumni (no current class members, please) of community leadership programs. Register now for the next discussion athttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/discussions-that-matter-fair-elections-and-security-registration-111984083408
Women United event to support ALICE
How: Virtual Wine Tasting
When: Thursday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Join Women United (part of the United Way of Northern NJ) and Julie Margolis, local wine educator and sommelier, for a wine tasting in the comfort and safety of your own home, surrounded by virtual company and community. Participants receive:
- Three curated bottles of wine delivered directly to your home
- Advance suggestions on perfect cheese pairings
- A fun and informative education on the art of tasting and insights into each wine’s region, wine producer, grapes, and more!
Join the Alumni Facebook Group
How: Join the alumni facebook group (current class members too!)Search Facebook for Leadership Somerset Alumni and request to join. This is a place for you to connect and network with each other, ask questions, share information, talk about your own community leadership, and more. In accordance with our ethics policy, this should not be a vehicle for any personal financial gain, but it's okay for you to share community event information that you are connected with (like fundraisers). Alumni and current class members only, please. We reserve the right as admins to delete posts that are inappropriate for the group.