ABOUT US >

The NJ Grassroots Organizing Conference is an event funded by NJPIRG Students, the largest student-run nonprofit in the state. You can learn more about NJPIRG Students on the "Speakers & Sponsors" page.

CONTACT >

Shivani Patel, Steering Committee Chair

T: 732-668-8648

E: newjerseygoc@gmail.com

OUR SPONSORS

We are thrilled to have youth at the forefront of the Grassroots Organizing Conference. The primary funder and sponsor of this event is NJ Public Interest Research Group (NJPIRG) Student Chapters, the largest student-run nonprofit in the state. NJPIRG Student Chapters is an affiliate of the National Federation of Student PIRGs, and has successfully campaigned for the public interest since 1972. NJPIRG Student Chatpers' event cosponsors include a number of renowned community leaders as well as excellent youth-led organizations.

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OUR SPEAKERS, TRAINERS, & EVENT PLANNERS

This listing will continue to grow as the event draws closer and details are finalized--stay tuned!

Eric Benson

Clean Water Action

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Damiana Dendy

USPIRG

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Helen Kioukis

League of Women Voters  NJ

Brian Powers

NJ Revolution Radio

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Caroline Smith

NJPIRG Students

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Nandini Checko

Association of NJ Environmental Commissions

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Spencer Dixon

Young Invincibles

Arielle Mizrahi

NJPIRG Students

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Junior Romero

Food & Water Watch NJ

Matilda Thornton-Clark

NJPIRG Students

Deborah Cornavaca

Deputy Chief of Staff of Outreach, 

Office of the Governor

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Sarah Eisenstark

NJPIRG Students

April Nicklaus

NJPIRG Students

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Julia Sass Rubin

Good Government Coalition of NJ

Austin Tooker

NJPIRG Students

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Patty Cronheim

ReThink Energy NJ

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Heather Fenyk

Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership

Shivani Patel

NJPIRG Students

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Ananya Singh

NJ Student Sustainability Coalition

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