NJ 11th for Change is pleased to announce its latest Defending Democracy panel discussion: “Everything You Wanted to Know About Town Councils (But Were Afraid to Ask),” a Zoom event scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Peabody Award-winning journalist Julie Burstein will be interviewing town council members from Essex, Morris, Passaic, and Sussex counties about their experiences running for office and serving their communities. Topics will include:
- variations in how various municipalities structure their local councils
- what is and is not under a town council’s jurisdiction
- how constituents can communicate most effectively with their council members to make change and get things done
- what goes on behind the scenes
- what to do if YOU are considering running for council someday
Panelists include Patrick Antonetti (Lincoln Park), Cindy Matute-Brown (West Orange), Christine McGrath (Verona), AJ Riccardi (Stanhope), Fran Ritter (Wayne), and Peter Yacobellis (Montclair).
Please join us for this eye-opening civics lesson about a little-understood, often confusing aspect of our local governments. Space is limited! Reserve your spot here: https://forms.gle/97nKFnEwx2tPMjJk8
NJ 11th for Change is a 501(c)(4) unaffiliated organization dedicated to advocating for all people of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District, which includes Verona.