New Jersey

Type of ProgramOrganization / PlaceProgramGrade LevelStateLocationGrade LevelSHORT DESCRIPTION
Civic Leadership (gender-neutral)Alice Paul InstituteThe Woman Question6th - 12th NJMount Laurel or your classroom 05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeA historical debate program designed for middle and high school history, civics, or social studies students. Following an overview of the women’s suffrage movement, students are grouped into teams where they engage in a moderated debate for or against women’s right to vote.
Educational,Place of Interest,Field Trip Alice Paul InstituteThe Paulsdale Tour6th - 12thNJMount Laurel06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeStudents are introduced to suffragist Alice Paul through a 15-minute DVD film, The Life of Alice Stokes Paul, 1885-1977, followed by a discussion of leadership characteristics, after which students take an interactive 30-minute guided tour of the Paulsdale property. This program is tailored to each grade level.
Educational,Place of Interest,Field Trip Alice Paul InstituteThe Paulsdale Insider6th - 12thNJMount Laurel06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeStudents view a 45-minute PowerPoint presentation Alice Paul: New Jersey’s Heroine for Equality, followed by a 30-minute guided tour of Paulsdale.
Educational,Place of Interest,Field Trip Alice Paul InstituteThe History DetectivesK - 5thNJMount Laurel00 - Kindergarten,01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th GradeYoung history detectives learn about suffragist Alice Paul then hunt for clues while on a tour of Paulsdale. After the tour, students team up for a fun and engaging scavenger hunt that teaches cooperation, team-work, and problem solving.
Civic Leadership (gender-neutral)Eagleton Institute of PoliticsState House Express6th - 12thNJTrenton06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeA civic education program at the Eagleton Institute of Politics supported by the New Jersey Legislature. Grants for eligible middle-school and high-school teachers of government, civics, history and other social studies classes help cover bus rental costs for field trips to the State House in Trenton.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedLeague of Women Voters of NJ and AAUW-NJ; League of Women Voters of Camden CountyRunning and Winning11th and 12thNJVarious 11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeTeach high school girls about the challenges and rewards of holding public office.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedCenter for American Women and Politics,
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
NEW Leadership™ New JerseyCollege NJNew Brunswick13 - CollegeA week-long, residential undergraduate leadership development program for women, NEW Leadership™ strives to instill the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for effective political engagement and community organizing.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedAlice Paul InstituteNew Jersey's SHERO Alice Paul3rd - 6thNJMount Laurel or your classroom03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th GradeThe life and work of Alice Paul is presented through visually engaging historic photographs that are accented by a specially trained presenter. Tailored to the grade levels of students, this presentation fulfills many strands of New Jersey’s Social Studies Curriculum Standards. It is a great presentation on Alice Paul’s birthday in January, during Women’s History Month in March, or during election season.
Girls' LeadershipGirls Leadership InstituteNew Jersey Workshops (various)K - 8thNJVarious00 - Kindergarten,01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th GradeGirls Leadership Institute (GLI) offers camps and workshops designed to teach girls, educators and parents the core practices of emotional intelligence, healthy relationships, and assertive self-expression.
Educational,Field TripAlice Paul InstituteMeeting Alice4th - 5thNJMount Laurel04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th GradeTwo-hour history program at Paulsdale that introduces 4th and 5th grade students to Alice Paul, Quaker principles and the Paulsdale farm.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedAlice Paul InstituteLead-A-Way7th - 8th NJYour classroom07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th GradeSeries of workshops for girls that focus on women leaders and leadership skills.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedAmerican Legion AuxiliaryJersey Girls State11thNJLakewood Twp11 - 11th GradeHigh school girls who have completed their Junior year spend an intensive week of study, working together as self-governing citizens at Auxiliary-sponsored Girls State programs.
Civic Leadership (gender-neutral)Center for Hispanic Policy, NJ Department of StateGovernor's Hispanic Fellows programCollegeNJTrenton13 - CollegeCultivates leadership skills by providing Hispanic college students experiences in public service, non profit and private sector leadership.
Girls' Leadership,Summer CampPrinceton-Blairstown CenterGirls' Leadership Weekends6th - 12thNJPrinceton06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeGirls learn to build confidence, overcome fears, take healthy risks, work cooperatively, and creatively solve problems as a team while completing challenge course elements, successfully navigating high ropes elements, rappeling down a 35 foot dam, building rafts, and canoeing.
Girls' LeadershipKent Place SchoolGirls' Leadership Institute7th and 8thNJSummit07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th GradeTwo-week summer program for girls to develop confidence and self-esteem.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedYWCA Bergen CountyEmpower U(niversity) Girls Leadership Academy10thNJRidgewood10 - 10th GradeGirls Leadership Academy is a 10-month, small-group mentorship and empowerment experience designed to educate and engage high school sophomore girls through experiential learning, leadership lessons, and social action.
Educational Alice Paul InstituteAlice Paul through the Lens of Leadership6th - 12thNJMount Laurel or your classroom06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeWorkshop that uses Alice Paul's life as a model for leadership.
Girls' LeadershipAlice Paul InstituteAlice Paul Professional Leadership Institute (APPLI) 9th - 12thNJMount Laurel09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeOne-week, full-day leadership institute for high-school girls, focused on professional development, developing leadership skills, and networking through developing mentoring relationships with successful professional women.
Educational,Field TripAlice Paul InstituteAlice Paul & the Leadership Parade1st-3rdNJMount Laurel or your classroom01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd GradeThis history, art and character education program uses Alice Paul as a model of leadership traits.
Place of Interest,Field TripPaulsdaleGeneral (all)NJMount Laurel00 - Kindergarten,01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th Grade,13 - College,14 - General (all)The renovated home and estate of suffragist Alice Paul honors Paul's work to advance women's equality. Inside the house, tourists learn about the Paul family's daily life in the house, the restoration/rehabilitation of the site and its present day use as a girl's leadership center. Tours are available to the public.
Place of Interest,Field Trip,EducationalNew Jersey Women's Heritage TrailGeneral (all)NJVarious01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th Grade,13 - College,14 - General (all)The NJ Women’s Heritage Trail will lead you to the historic places that tell the collective story of a few of these famous women, and many of the more private women, who contributed to the agricultural, industrial, labor and domestic history of the state. The Heritage Trail brings to life the vital role of women in New Jersey’s past and present.