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Lt. Governor
Kim Guadagno
On November 3, 2009, the people of New Jersey elected Kim Guadagno as the first Lieutenant Governor in the state's history.
The mission of the Department of State is to enhance the overall quality of life for New Jersey residents by advancing and supporting our State’s economic vitality, cultural and historical programs and civic engagement responsibilities.

Core Mission Areas:
  1. Economic vitality
  2. Cultural and historical programs
  3. Civic engagement responsibilities
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Trenton, NJ 08625

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Lt. Governor Guadagno and Women Legislators
Announce Dress Our Vets Clothing Drive
in Celebration of Women’s History Month
Professional Clothing Donations for Women Veterans To Be Gathered Throughout March

Trenton, NJ — Kicking off Women’s History Month, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno was joined by women legislators to announce the month-long Dress Our Vets initiative, which will collect new or like-new professional clothing for women veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce.

“Every March, we commemorate the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. This year, however, I thought it appropriate to focus on a unique category of leaders – our women veterans,” said Lt. Governor Guadagno. “Let’s all work together to help these women transition from heavy flak jackets to elegant black jackets, from battle dress to professional dress.”

All donated clothing will be given to Suiting Warriors Foundation (SWF), a grass-roots, non-profit mobile concierge suiting service that has suited approximately 600 veterans over the past year. A Veterans Service Organization, SWF supports veterans transitioning into civilian life by providing them with professional attire essential for competing in today’s job market. SWF serves veterans in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York City and Washington, D.C.
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Lt. Governor Guadagno Celebrates Black History Month with Student Screening of Selma
60 New Brunswick High School Students View Oscar-Nominated Film

Trenton, NJ — Celebrating the historical and cultural significance of Black History Month, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today hosted students from New Brunswick High School for a free screening of Selma at the AMC Loews New Brunswick 18 Theater.

“Together, as part of our Black History Month celebration, we watched a movie that, I hope, reminds our students that we need to feel empowered to stand up for the right reasons,” said Lt. Governor Guadagno. “If they can look out for one another as young Americans, if they can see one another as people, then they will have learned the greatest lesson of Dr. King and of Selma.”
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