What Is

Civic Engagement?

Civic engagement is the process by which an individual becomes involved within their community. There are many ways to be active and involved: community service, volunteer work, public events, and community programs and groups. To learn more, click on the “About” tab. For a list of engagement opportunities within Princeton and the surrounding area, please scroll down.


Event Catalog

List of Events
Tuesday, August 3
5:00 – 7:30 PM
“New Visions for Princeton”
Panel discussion held at Hinds Plaza (behind public library), Princeton, NJ

John Bailey of Joint Effort Safe Streets moderates panels focusing on youth services and municipal government in Princeton.
5 PM Community Networking
5:30 PM Youth Services Vision
6:30 PM Municipal Government Vision
Series held on August 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
4-5:00 PM on all dates
“Music for the Mind”
Virtual discussion via Zoom; registration required (sign up link available here or below)

The Westrick Music Academy, or WMA, is holding a series of four workshops focused on using music to relieve stress and promote mental health. Different genres of music and their stress-relieving effects will be explored. Activities will include building instruments, guided breathing, visualizing musical score and making personalized playlists.
Sign up here.
Email youthcouncil@westrickmusic.org with any questions.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
7:00 – 8:00 PM
Meet the New Superintendent of Princeton Public Schools
Webinar; registration required (sign up link available here or below)

In this moderated discussion, Dr. Carol Kelley shares how she will approach her new role and what she hopes to achieve as superintendent of Princeton Public Schools. It will serve as an opportunity for the community to get to know Dr. Kelley and hear about her aspirations for Princeton Public Schools. 
Sign up here.
Wednesday August 25, 2021
2:00 PM
“Sleep Secret”

Sleep is something we all need and is being increasingly studied for its health benefits for better mental health, disease prevention and overall well-being. Sleep Secret will discuss how sleep benefits us and offer ideas that may help you to get a better night’s sleep.
Presenter: Chris Zellers, MPP Family and Community Health Sciences Educator, Cape May County
Click here for more information

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