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United Way Women United Cocktails & Conversations: Advocacy 101

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
6:00-8:30pm (snow date: Thursday, January 25)
Williams Law Group
830 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ

For directions, please click here.

Join United Way Women United® as an expert panel discusses the ABCs of advocacy and our public policy agenda. Generously sponsored by Williams Law Group, this informative evening will help empower attendees to become a voice for change for ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed).  Learn how to support key legislation effectively amongst friends, colleagues, and elected officials to increase opportunitiy for ALICE families and residents in our region who, despite working, struggle to afford basic necessities.


Michelle Branch, Esq., Founder and Owner of Branch Law Group, serves as Vice Chair of the United Way Women United Global Leadership Council and concentrates on advocacy and leadership development.

Kiran Handa Gaudioso, Chief Operating Officer, United Way of Northern New Jersey, focuses on our community impact agenda and supporting United Way Women United as we become a catalyst of long-term systemic change through advocacy on targeted issues.

Kevin Rigby, Rigby Consulting, LLC is a former U.S. Country Head of Public Affairs for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Company and former Chief of Staff and State Director for U.S. Senator Bill Bradley.

Moderator: Allison Williams, Esq., Founder and Owner of Williams Law Group, is a leading attorney and advocate in the field of family and matrimonial law.

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Cost: $25.00 (includes program, light fare, soft drinks, and wine)

Proceeds will support programs that help ALICE individuals and families in northern New Jersey.

Click here to register for this informative evening.

Learn More

For more information, email Rose Twombly or call 973-993-1160, x603.

About Women United

United Way Women United is a group of philanthropic women dedicated to improving lives of women and families in our communities who are ALICE or living in poverty. By focusing on three key areas--Health, Education and Income--we create long-term, sustainable change and a more stable future for ALICE and all. We do this by inspiring and empowering women through philanthropy, advocacy, and volunteerism. Our local United Way Women United in northern New Jersey is proudly part of a global network of over 160 communities that has collectively raised almost $2 billion to address community needs.


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