Month: January 2018

UNCC Activism Fair

Want to get more active in the community? Join us at the UNCC Activism Fair February 28th, 4-6 PM UNCC Student Activities Center   WHY? Meet people, build your resume, find an internship, explore your passion, help others, get involved, give back to the community. Meet Representatives From: Democracy NC Human Rights Campaign ProChoice Charlotte …

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March for Social Justice

#PowertothePolls… what does that mean for the Charlotte Women’s March Social Justice Committee in 2018? Kay Etheridge and Laura Meier, Co-Chairs of CWM’s Social Justice Committee, will continue building relationships in the community in order to have a diverse force behind this year’s mission of “Power to the Polls.”  They are collaborating with several groups …

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Anniversary of Travel Ban

Anniversary of Trump’s First Travel Ban Jan 27-Feb 3, 2018 Week of Action from We Are All America     weareallusa.org Why Take Action the Week of January 27 – February 3, 2018? On January 27, 2017, the Trump Administration released Executive Orders banning individuals from seven (then six) Muslim-majority countries—and all refugees—from entering the country. …

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RemarchableWomen–We’re in the News!

Everyone is talking about RemarchableWomen and we couldn’t be more thrilled. If you’d like to see if you or your sign made the news follow these links: WCNC showed up and reported on our march in this story: ‘Remarchable’ women’s march draws crowds to uptown Charlotte. Click here.     WFAE did interviews and stories: 2017 Women’s …

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Thousands March in Charlotte

Thousands at Women’s March in Charlotte: ‘Fired up, ready to go’ by Ann Doss Helms and Lavendrick Smith, Charlotte Observer, Jan 21, 2018 A crowd estimated at more than 5,000 people filed into uptown Saturday for the second annual Women’s March in Charlotte. They packed into First Ward Park to hear two hours of speakers, …

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Equal Pay, a March Focus

Charlotte mayor: Equal pay a focus as activists gather for ‘Remarchable Women’ event this weekend By Erik Spanberg  –  Charlotte Business Journal, January 19, 2018 Voter participation and political awareness are the main themes for the “Remarchable Women” event in uptown Charlotte this weekend. Mayor Vi Lyles told CBJ another item must be added to the list: equal pay for equal work. …

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Another March, New Twists

Charlotte women’s march offers new twists Saturday. Here’s what you need to know. by Ann Doss Helms, Charlotte Observer, January 18, 2018 A year ago, organizers of the Charlotte women’s march were as shocked as anyone when an estimated 10,000 people packed the streets. “Maybe we’ll get 100 people,” Autumn Watson told her husband when …

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Last Year’s March: Only The Beginning

In Charlotte, thousands of angry women marched. That was only the beginning. by Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer, January 19, 2018 To say Susan Harden was moved by last year’s Women’s March in Washington may be an understatement. “The enormity of what I experienced had a pretty profound impact on me,” says Harden, 50. “I was …

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The March Continues! 1.13.18.

CWM Newsletter      Volume 2  Number 1       January 13, 2018.        Anniversary March We made herstory one year ago, and we’ll march again on January 20, the anniversary of the Women’s March on Charlotte. We’re still here, working hard to reclaim our country and its values. Click HERE for information …

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2017 Charlotte March: Founding Mothers

REMEMBERING THE 2017 MARCH ON CHARLOTTE WITH THANKS TO THE WOMEN WHO MADE IT HAPPEN by Kathleen Mundle As uptown residents, when January 21 rolled around last year, my husband and friends and I strolled over to First Ward Park to hear the speakers before the start of the Women’s March on Charlotte. We didn’t have …

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Celebration of Women’s Autonomy

Please join the Reproductive Rights Coalition of Charlotte in a Celebration of Women’s Autonomy 11:30 on January 22 the corner of Trade & Tryon   Monday, January 22nd  will be the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.   Anti-abortion groups have announced plans to conduct their annual “ Memorial” of what they call the “infamous …

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Remarchable Organizers & Sponsors

We’d like to thank our Remarchable Organizing Committee for their countless hours of volunteer time thus far, with many more hours surely to come! The January 20th Women’s March on Charlotte anniversary event would not be possible without the tireless effort of the following fabulous women: Calla Hales, Regina Stone, Autumn Watson, Barbara Mason Van, …

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Marching Forward, Never Back

Charlotte Women’s March: Year One by Mary Hopper On January 21, 2017, we marched.  Then we got down to work populating eight committees to address pressing issues, building communication channels to keep in touch, linking with over 100 like-minded groups for events and ongoing collaboration, and building a structure to sustain us for what we …

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