Month: November 2017

The Women of November 2017

Tuesday December 19, 2017 6:00 to 8:00 pm The Levine Museum of the New South Hosted by Black Women’s Caucus and Charlotte Women’s March Suggested Individual Donation $35/ Sponsor Donation $100 Click Here to Register Business Attire/ 200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202 /Parking Free at the Seventh Street Garage/validate ticket at the Guest Services …

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Mecklenburg Women Elected

Congratulations on the November election of these Mecklenburg women. Charlotte Mayor • Vi Lyles Charlotte City Council • Julie Eiselt – At Large • Dimple Ajmera- At Large • LaWana Mayfield – District 3 Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board • Rhonda Lennon – District 1 • Thelma Byers-Baily – District 2 • Ruby Jones – District …

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NC District 9 Candidate Dan McCready

Indivisible NC District 9 invites you to a Meet & Greet with NC Congressional Distrtict 9 Candidate Dan McCready. Sunday, November 19, 3:00 – 4:30 PM CHS Waxhaw Hospital Community Room, 2700 Providence Rd S Waxhaw, NC This is an opportunity for NC District 9 voters to meet and and evaluate this candidate in person. Additional …

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Charlotte Women’s “Firsts”

by Mary Hopper. Charlotte Women’s March congratulates Vi Lyles on her mayoral election and sincerely thanks outgoing mayor Jennifer Roberts for her service.   With Lyles’ election, she becomes Charlotte’s first female African American mayor.     CWM takes a look back at some other “firsts” for women elected to City Council. Mayor-elect Lyles As …

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BeInvolved & Beer-aoke!

Want to know how you can #BeInvolved with ProChoice Charlotte? Join us at ProChoice Charlotte: #BeInvolved & Beer-aoke Come learn who we are, what we do, and how you can help. We’ll have a meet and greet, short info session, followed by food, fun, and karaoke for the willing. There will be prizes, raffles, sign making, and craft …

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Alternative Prescriptions Symposium

Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy will host a symposium on the state of health care in the Queen City. Presented by Alston & Bird LLP, “Alternative Prescriptions: A Broader Vision of Health for the Charlotte Region” will offer perspectives from an expert panel about ways to maintain and improve overall health, stability and opportunity. The …

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Ashley Bennett Unseats Mocker of March

By Paul Owen, The Guardian, 11.8.17. US politician who mocked Women’s March defeated by woman he inspired to run. A  New Jpolitician who shared a meme on Facebook during January’s Women’s March in Washington asking whether the protest would be “over in time for them to cook dinner” has been forced to eat his words. …

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Trump’s Candy Store?

Here is a good summary of how the proposed tax plan benefits the Trump family. The way that real estate properties are singled out for reduced taxation is reprehensible. Seth Hanlon’s article for the Center for American Progress (below) provides details. The “passthrough” tax repeal means that private partnerships and sole proprietors that pay taxes …

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The March Continues! 11.1.17

CWM Newsletter      Volume 1  Number 15       October 30, 2017.        Thanks to Laura Meier and Kay Etheridge for organizing the Racial Justice Group’s meeting on October 12, 2017, at Warehouse 242. TOUSSAINT ROMAIN, public defender and racial justice activist, spoke to 75 participants about CommonUnity—Time to Work Together- racial …

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