Jersey Girls Don't Pump Gas
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Jersey Girls Don’t Pump Gas is civic education simulation centered on the self-service gasoline ban still in place in New Jersey – the only state where it remains illegal to pump your own gas. This topic provides an excellent opportunity to explore all of the rational and irrational motivations for how and why laws are made and overturned.

Jersey Girls Don’t Pump Gas is civic education simulation centered on the self-service gasoline ban still in place in New Jersey – the only state where it remains illegal to pump your own gas. This topic provides an excellent opportunity to explore all of the rational and irrational motivations for how and why laws are made and overturned.

Jersey Girls Don’t Pump Gas allows participants to experience the process of debate, negotiation, and compromise within a legislative committee context. We learn best by doing and this simulation encourages participants to stand in the shoes of “the other” and see democracy in action.