Month: May 2018

The Untapped Voting Power of Single Women

by KALENA THOMHAVE of The American Prospect Unmarried women are less likely than their married counterparts to register and to vote but they could be a key Democratic voting bloc in November if candidates get moving to address their issues. A new report from the Washington-based Voter Participation Center, an organization that registers voters and studies voting habits, finds that …

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CWM Summer Social

A Great Way To Meet People… …who share your views about the environment, voter registration, LGBTQ issues, education, women’s health, immigration and candidates. Join us for the Charlotte Women’s March Summer Social! Tuesday • June 26 • 6–8 pm Sycamore Brewing 2161 Hawkins Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 Parking is limited. From the East/West light rail …

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CWM Immigration Forum Video

Charlotte Women’s March Spring Meeting Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Promise for Immigrants? On April 24, the Charlotte Women’s March Spring Meeting featured a panel discussion on Immigration. Our thanks to Brent Bent Photography for producing this video. Program included the following speakers: Rabbi Judy Schindler Sklut Professor of Jewish Studies and …

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287(g): What is Being Done in Our Name?

by Peggy Dickerson At the Spring meeting of the Charlotte Women’s March, on April 24, Barbara Randolph, immigrant justice advocate and activist, took her turn on our panel to share critical, and frequently misunderstood, facts related to Mecklenburg County’s participation in the controversial 287(g) program. 287(g) refers to a section of the Immigration and Nationality …

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“We Are All Immigrants” — Rabbi Judy Schindler

by Kathleen Mundle What was it like to be a six-year-old child taken from her mother at the border? What happens to Charlotte’s undocumented immigrants if they are stopped for a traffic violation? Do we have valid statistics on Charlotte’s undocumented immigrants detained under Section 287(g)* and referred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)? Can …

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