Month: February 2018

More than a March, It’s a Movement

Last month’s anniversary of the Women’s March on Charlotte afforded us the opportunity to reflect on who we are, why we march, and what we want to accomplish. YouTube Video of Remarchable Women 2018 We get asked this question a LOT, and it’s an important one. Each of us has our own reasons, but one …

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BE ON THE BUS

March for Our Lives Washington, DC Saturday • March 24, 2018 CWM has reserved a bus to Washington for the March for Our Lives event Schedule: Friday March 23: 11:00 p.m. Bus departs Charlotte from *Wedgewood Church Saturday March 24: 6:00 a.m. Bus arrives at the first metro stop, Huntington Station Saturday March 24: Take the Metro, …

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Weekly Legislative Calls 2.21.18

TIME TO HOLD FOLKS ACCOUNTABLE FOR “THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS” The time for accepting empty platitudes is past; follow the lead of brave Florida teenagers and demand action.  Use your outrage and grief to hold our NC elected officials accountable for their past inaction and hypocrisy. Parkland, Las Vegas, Sandy Hook, Orlando, San Bernardino, Aurora, Colo., …

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The Difference a Year Makes 

When we marched in Washington a year ago, we had no idea. An inkling, certainly. A prescient pit in the stomach. We had, after all, lived through a brutal, brass-knuckles campaign cycle. We had watched the fissures of public debate, opinion and ideology widen to chasms. We heard newly-elected President Trump, the very day before …

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Weekly Legislative Calls for 2.12.18

WEEKLY CALLS NC Senators: Thom Tillis (202-224-6342 and 704-509-9087) Richard Burr (202-224-3154 and 800-685-8916) SC Senators: Lindsey Graham (202-224-5972 and 804-250-1417) Tim Scott (202-224-6121 and 864-233-5366) Representatives: Robert Pittenger: 1-202-225-1976 Alma Adams: 1-202-225-1510 If you have a different representative, call 1-202-224-3121 and the switchboard operator will connect you.   PROMISES MADE —WILL THEY BE KEPT? …

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Stand Up, Davidson!

How We Can Change Politics in North Carolina Join us on February 19th at 7:00 p.m. at Davidson College’s Duke Family Performance Hall to gather knowledge and inspiration from elected officials serving this area. Featuring: • Josh Stein, NC Attorney General • Alma Adams, Congresswoman District 12 • Wayne Goodman, Chair of NC Democratic Party …

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March for Women’s Health

Join the CWM Women’s Health Committee Jane McDermott Shaefer and Mickie Hall are co-chairs of the Women’s Health Committee.  The overarching committee purpose is to support women’s health, specific activities include: Promote reproductive rights, through legislative action on bills at federal and state level; Identification and dissemination of volunteer activities; Support and develop candidates for …

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A Christian Response to Hate

The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Social Justice Ministry presents… A CHRISTIAN Response to Hate, Building and Strengthening Voices for Action Sunday, February 18 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Friendship Conference Center Friendship Missionary Baptist Church 3400 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte   Featured Speakers:   Dr. Clifford Jones, Sr Minister, and Resident Superior Court Judge Carla Archie Let’s …

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Voting Resource

Inspired by the 2018 Women’s Marches which focused on taking women’s “power to the polls,” we are pleased to announce an all-new woman-focused voting resource now available to order in larger quantities and distribute in your community. Check out a preview of the postcard here. Click here to order your “Women Vote in 2018” postcards …

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Court Observers Make a Difference

IMMIGRATION COURT OBSERVERS Next Training February 10, 2018 Twenty-four (24) members of the Charlotte Women’s March have been trained to serve as Court Observers in Charlotte’s Immigration Court. We are making a difference! Come Join Us! Charlotte has the second lowest asylum grant rates in the nation. Stories from the Court Observers are showing that …

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Raise Your Voices 2.1.18

Keep raising your voice for “a more perfect union”!! Numbers to Call NC Senators: Thom Tillis (202-224-6342 and 704-509-9087) Richard Burr (202-224-3154 and 800-685-8916) SC Senators: Lindsey Graham (202-224-5972 and 804-250-1417) Tim Scott (202-224-6121 and 864-233-5366) Charlotte Area Representatives: Robert Pittenger: 1-202-225-1976 Alma Adams: 1-202-225-1510 If your representative is not listed, call 1-202-224-3121 to be …

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