Rethinking the shore after Sandy

Public forums give community an effective voice in the future of the Shore

Published on Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Read for Next Time?WHYY/Newsworks and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement will host a series of five community forums focusing on the Jersey Shore after Hurricane Sandy. The event series kicked off at WHYY in Philadelphia, PA on July 15, with subsequent forums taking place in and around the Jersey Shore. These events are free and open to the public.

Schedule of events:

July 30, 6:45 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Middle Township High School
300 East Atlantic Ave.
Cape May Court House, NJ
August 5, 6:45 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Cape Atlantic Community College
5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, NJ
August 27, 12:30 p.m. (doors open at 12 p.m.)
St. Francis Community Center
4700 Long Beach Blvd.
Long Beach Township, NJ
August 27, 6:45 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Tuckerton Seaport Museum
120 W. Main St.,
Tuckerton, NJ

Citizens who live, vacation or make a living at the Jersey Shore are welcome to participate in this free public dialogue where trained moderators will motivate discussion among participants about what individuals, communities and governments can do to limit the harm done by the next storm. 

For additional details about the forums visit To register, visit

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