Month: April 2018

287(g): Immigration Injustice

A Look at 287(g)  by the CWM Immigration Committee   The 287(g) Program ’96 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 added Section 287(g) to the Immigration and Nationality Act. This authorizes the Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to enter into …

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DA Candidate Forum

Join us Monday, April 30 7:00 p.m. for a community forum with  Mecklenburg County DA candidates Spencer Merriweather and Toussaint Romain to discuss the critical role of the District Attorney in creating an equitable, responsible justice system that protects the health and safety of all Charlotte citizens. All are welcome to attend. First United Methodist Church 501 N …

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Sheriff Candidate Questionnaire

The Charlotte Women’s March organization surveyed Mecklenburg Sheriff candidates  for their views on a variety of issues.  Read a summary of their responses to the questionnaire by clicking on the links below:   Mecklenburg Sheriff Candidate – Irwin Carmichael response to CWM Questionnaire             Mecklenburg Sheriff Candidate – Antoine Ensley …

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County Commissioner Candidate Questionnaire

The Charlotte Women’s March organization surveyed Mecklenburg County Commission candidates who face opposition in their May 8th primary races for their views on a variety of issues.  (FYI: no Republican candidate was surveyed as none face inter-party opposition in the primary.)  Read a summary of the candidates responses to the questionnaire by clicking on the links below: …

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Candidate Endorsement Links

Charlotte Women’s March (CWM) does NOT endorse candidates. In making make your election choices, we recommend that you visit the sites of other organizations whose values you support and that DO endorse candidates. We will continue to discuss issues that concern us on our web and Facebook platforms. Hopefully, in this way, we’ll help you …

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We’re Making a Difference!

The CWM organization received the following letter from a first time political candidate: Dear CWM staff: I want to participate in the CWM organization but I teach classes at CPCC (sociology) in the evenings and can’t attend most evening meetings.    I want to tell you 2 stories.  I have 3 daughters (15-19) and I …

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Hear our Voices and VOTE

What happens when a graphic designer, an investment banker, and a psychotherapist get fired up about the upcoming midterm elections? “How can we get the word out to VOTE in the upcoming midterm elections on May 8th?” From that question which arose at the March 27 of the Charlotte’s Women’s March meeting was born the social media …

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Women Like Us

From Sally Colón-Petree, Producer/Director, Dream On Productions, LLC: Saturday, April 14th at 7:30pm at Phillips Place Stadium I’m excited to be returning to Charlotte for another fantastic screening of the Women Like Us Documentary followed by a Q&A. I have to say, Charlotte has remained one of my favorite places to show this film!  I’ve met some extraordinary women who …

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April League Talk

The public is invited… Join the League of Women Voters Charlotte Mecklenburg Tuesday, April 17th at 6:30 p.m. for League Talk The Midwood International and Cultural Center 1817 Central Ave., Room 210, Charlotte 28205   This month we are honored to host two members from Charlotte’s City Council:   Edmund Driggs, a 3-term Republican for …

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Sex Trafficking in Charlotte

  Sex Trafficking in Charlotte: Increasing Awareness and Fighting Back Benefit held by Reproductive Rights Coalition and Charlotte Women’s March April 15th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wedgewood Church at 4800 Wedgewood Dr, Charlotte, NC Screening of Join us for an informative event on how to help end sex trafficking in Charlotte. The …

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