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The Supremes

Keep the judiciary balanced and fair Cast informed votes in the November election by Mary Hopper Thanks to the incessant tinkering of the General Assembly, the judicial races have been in a perpetual state of flux. Layer on top of... Continue Reading →

Protect Immigrant Families Today

Proposed Changes Will Hurt Families, Communities Last week, the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published for public comment proposed changes to the "public charge" rules that will effectively overhaul our nation's immigration system to restrict immigration access based... Continue Reading →

NC’s Unnecessary Constitutional Amendments

by Brian O'Leary and Vennie Bobis There are six proposed amendments to the  Constitution of the State of North Carolina that will be on the ballot during the election this November 6th. Unlike some other states, North Carolina does not... Continue Reading →

Fair Maps – End Gerrymandering

Common Cause NC joins our partners in the nonpartisan NC Coalition for Lobbying & Government Reform to ask all candidates for the NC General Assembly if they pledge to support the creation of an independent, nonpartisan redistricting process for congressional and legislative... Continue Reading →

How To Be An Educated Voter

by Mary Hopper From heated congressional races to soil commissioners, there are a lot of candidates that will need your consideration in upcoming November local and statewide elections.  And just to add to the energy you need to put into... Continue Reading →

Pay Extra Attention to Mecklenburg’s 18 Legislative Races

by Mary Hopper As you see the rushed decisions and their far reaching, and sometimes unintended, consequences being generated in Raleigh, we hope you have allowed some time to educate yourself on the state legislative races that will be decided... Continue Reading →

Meck BOCC Races Merit Your Attention

County Commission incumbents move on to Nov. 6 election, but change is still possible in three district races. by Mary Hopper On May 8, all the incumbent At-large Democrat County Commissioners won their nominations and only face one Republican challenger,... Continue Reading →

Immigration Court Observer Training

Charlotte ACLU Immigration Court Observer Project Training Sunday, September 30 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Morrison Public Library near South Park   Dear Future Volunteers, The next Charlotte ACLU Immigration Court Observer Project Training will be held on Sunday, September... Continue Reading →

Crisis of Care

Crisis of Care: Charlotte’s Wedge and Compounding Culture Realigning bias and removing stigma to renew COMMON-UNITY Crisis of Care: Charlotte’s Wedge and Compounded Culture is a community awareness experience that is designed to help members of the community understand what life might... Continue Reading →

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