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NEW Leadership™ New Jersey          

NEW Leadership™ New Jersey is scheduled for June 5-10, 2014
at the Eagleton Institute of Politics.
Applications closed for 2014.

NEW Leadership™ New Jersey is a bi-partisan, residential program to educate college women about the political process and teach them to become effective leaders in their communities.

NEWL NJ 2013 NEW Leadership™ New Jersey class of 2103 with keynote speaker NY Councilwoman Diana Reyna
"This program really energized me and gave me new perspectives on politics and women in politics."

NEW Leadership™ is open to undergraduates enrolled in any New Jersey college or university or New Jersey residents attending out of state schools. Each year about 35 women are selected to attend.

Slideshow from NEW Leadership™ NJ 2013

During the NEW Leadership™ you will:
  • Meet with successful women leaders . . . more
  • Participate in hands-on skills building workshops . . . more
  • Learn how be an effective advocate for issues you care about . . . more
  • Meet women who share your commitment to making a difference . . . more
NEW Leadership NJ 2013 keynote speaker
NY Councilwoman Diana Reyna
NEW Leadership™ New Jersey Application
CAWP is committed to including women from diverse socioeconomic, ethnic, racial, political and educational backgrounds in each NEW Leadership™ program. We strongly encourage women of color, nontraditional college women, and students majoring in fields outside political science to apply.

  Frequently Asked Questions

  NEW Leadership™ NJ 2013 Agenda

  2012 Action Project on Charter Schools

  Participating Schools

For information on NEW Leadership™ and NLDN contact: Sasha Patterson, NEW Leadership™ Program Manager at 732-932-9384 ext 248 or