Month: November 2018

Women Fueled Shift in Mecklenburg’s Political Landscape

by Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer Tuesday’s recount that ratified the election of Democrat Rachel Hunt to the North Carolina House underscored the success not only of female candidates but of the women who helped elect them. Hunt, who defeated Republican Rep. Bill Brawley by 68 votes, will be one of 45 women in the 170-member …

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Meck’s Pink Wave Within The Blue

by Mary Hopper Mecklenburg voters helped to drastically reshape the delegation that will represent us in Raleigh.  And their vote helped break the super majority that made current legislative actions veto proof. While there was hope breaking the super majority might happen in one house, both the state house and senate became veto proof. Dig …

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Celebrate Elected Women!

Celebration Honoring Women Elected to Office Everyone (women & men) please join us at The Levine Museum of the New South Thursday   December 6, 2018   6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Black Women’s Caucus and Charlotte Women’s March invite you to a reception honoring women elected to office this November. Former female office holders will also …

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Women Voters Propel Democratic Takeover of U.S. House

Press Release from The Rutgers Center for American Women and Politics Rutgers University–New Brunswick Women Voters Propel Democratic Takeover of U.S. House of Representatives; Large Gender Gaps Apparent in Most 2018 Senate and Gubernatorial Races  Election Day polls suggest that the preferences of women voters fueled the Democratic takeover of the U.S. House in the …

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The Women’s Wave Rocked The Vote

A message from Melba Evans, President, NOW Charlotte Tuesday November 6, 2018 was a historic day! More women ran for office in 2018 than ever before and more women won! Voters were determined more than ever to elect feminists to positions of leadership. We have ushered in the most diverse Congress in history with huge wins …

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Interrupting the Cradle to the Prison Pipeline

Civics 101: Interrupting the Cradle to the Prison Pipeline The Gantt Center, in partnership with the Social Justice Ministry of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, presents an informative session on the increasing jail and prison population of young, African-American men and women and its effects on the community. November 8 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM …

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Marching Orders 10.30.18

Marching Orders Newsletter of the Charlotte Women’s March Organization Volume 3  Number 7  October 30, 2018 Last year we said, “Things can’t go on like this,” and they didn’t, they got worse. — Will Rogers (1879-1935) Sound familiar? Since history seems to repeat itself, what can we do now to turn things around? Get informed …

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