Month: March 2018

Betty Chafin Rash Knows the Power of the Polls

Prominent Charlotte civic and political leader Betty Chafin Rash is this week’s CWM Woman in the Spotlight. She shared her thoughts on the 2018 political season and how we might plug in, both locally and across the state. Power to the Polls is this year’s national and local Women’s March commitment theme, putting our CWM …

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Bystander or Change-Maker?

Will you be a Bystander or Change-Maker? Did you march last year thinking it was a one-time event? A boisterous, happy, peaceful event that made friends out of strangers and gave you hope? Most of us marched in 2017 hoping that our political system would correct itself. But then we saw the new Administration’s growing disregard of human …

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March 8 is Charlotte Women’s Day

Mayor Vi Lyles has proclaimed that 3/8/18 is Charlotte Women’s Day!  Take pride in the strong, authentic leadership of women in Charlotte area communities.  “Equality for women is progress for all…” Wear purple today in support of International Women’s Day! “WHEREAS, Charlotteans proclaim that equality for women is progress for all; and WHEREAS, Charlotte will intentionally promote women’s …

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We Are Democracy 2018

Looking for new ways to make a difference in Mecklenburg County in 2018? Join us Wednesday, March 7, beginning at 6 p.m. for our We Are Democracy 2018 Mecklenburg County Kickoff in Charlotte (Midwood Cultural Center, 1817 Central Ave., Room 210, Charlotte, NC 28205). During this one-of-a-kind workshop, you’ll learn: what’s on the ballot in the important 2018 …

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March for LGBTQ Rights

The Charlotte Women’s March organization is fully committed to equal rights for all transgender people. In fact, there is a working group devoted to addressing issues involving LGBTQ individuals. Our position is that everyone is hurt when any marginalized group is targeted in the political or cultural cross hairs. Transgender men and women are too …

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A second chance to be a part of history: Bus #2

March for Our Lives Washington, DC Saturday • March 24, 2018 UPDATE — Because the original bus to Washington, DC sold out for the March for Our Lives event, Bus.com has created a second bus to piggy-back with the CWM bus. Tickets for the 2nd bus can be purchased HERE. Please note this bus is not sponsored by CWM. The bus itinerary …

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