Mt. Laurel’s Alice Paul Institute to hold activists training workshop

 Alice Paul grew up in this home in Mt. Laurel, N.J., which is now the home for the API. (Courtesy of the Alice Paul Institute)

Alice Paul grew up in this home in Mt. Laurel, N.J., which is now the home for the API. (Courtesy of the Alice Paul Institute)

The Alice Paul Institute is hosting an activism training session geared just to women on Saturday, Mar. 11.

“Nevertheless, She Persisted: Women’s Activism Training Day” will be led by Jackie Burke, former Director of Policy and Research of the Senate Majority Office.

Burke will discuss the steps women can take utilizing public policy to support women’s rights and achieve change.

The seminar also offers a chance to network with a variety of local women’s organizations. Confirmed participants include the National Organization for Women (NOW) – Alice Paul Chapter, South Jersey Women for Progressive Change, American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters of Burlington County.

Attendees can call (856) 231-1885 or email info@alicepaul.org for more information.

Prior to the speaker presentation, API will give free tours of Paulsdale in honor of Women’s History Month. Paulsdale is the family farm of Alice Paul, a renown suffragist and author of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Saturday, Mar. 11, noon to 4 p.m. – 128 Hooten Rd., Mt. Laurel, NJ

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