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100 Women x $100 Funding Challenge

We believe in Women! And we believe in keeping local women’s voices present and active in our community. Thank you to the donors who have already accepted our funding challenge. In order to support our efforts and sustain our work we need your continued involvement.  If 100 women donate $100 each we will meet our …

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Women Who Shape Charlotte

Charlotte Event Honors Trail Blazers by Mary Hopper On Sunday afternoon, October 27, Mayor Pro Tem Julie Eiselt took time off from campaigning to honor seven women in her words ”Who Shape Charlotte.” As she told their stories, she noted that they did not just “knock down barriers, they obliterated them,” while addressing some of Charlotte’s …

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Stanly Co Women’s March

Come out and help make history happen in Stanly County. Let’s be one diversified voice! Date: January 11, 2020 Time: 10:00 a.m. – until (Information tables & vendors – 9:00 a.m.) Topics to be addressed: Education Awareness • Mental Illness • Medicare/Medicaid Expansion Women in Politics • Domestic Violence • Human Trafficking Dr. Anita Owens …

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Help Us Build Women United March – January 25, 2020

We’re kicking off the Women United March planning on September 19 at 6:30-8pm. Come meet the Co-Chairs Becca Bernstein of Charlotte Women’s March, and Atreece Bailey of National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter and hear how you can get involved! If you are interested in taking an active role in the planning and coordination of …

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We can all stand against hate

We must take a united stand in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Over recent weeks, racist and hate-filled messages have been sent to elected and appointed leaders of color in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. These messages are driven by attitudes and beliefs that must be rejected and resisted in the strongest of terms by people of goodwill throughout our community. In response, …

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Trump V. Immigration – What’s Behind the Headlines

On Thursday, July 18th  140 community members gathered at International House for the “Trump vs Immigration” panel co-sponsored by Charlotte Women’s March and International House. Attendees heard a presentation by Jennifer De La Jara, International House Director of Education highlighting the immigration policies undertaken by the Trump administration and their effect on immigration trends and …

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Women’s Health and the Noise Around It

“We TRUST Women” – This large black sign is one of the first things you see when you pull into the parking lot at Family Reproductive Health, one of two abortion clinics in Charlotte. It helps give patients privacy from the screaming protestors as they walk from their car to the building .     …

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HELP US BUILD A GROUNDSWELL! WOMEN UNITED MARCH COMING JANUARY 25, 2020

Newly energized on behalf of the rights of women after the latest tomfooleries by certain elected officials?  IF SO, WE WANT YOU! Charlotte Women’s March and National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Queen City Metropolitan Chapter are actively recruiting volunteers to help plan the 2020 Women United March. We’re looking for eager, hardworking volunteers of all …

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All Women, Awareness, and Action…A Message from Laura and Gina-CWM Co-Presidents

We at Charlotte Women’s March have found ourselves both pleased and a little overwhelmed by our new role. CWM was – as were many other women-focused grassroots organizations – born two years ago in response to the 2016 election. We marched to protest gender inequalities that had either never surfaced, or if they had, never …

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A Golden Door Slamming Shut

The Trump Administration´s Systematic Plan to Reject Asylum Seekers By Barbara Randolph Our nation, through the acts of the Trump Administration and the silence of those in power, is sending a clear message to the world: we are putting the gas pedal to the floor with an unforgiving and cruel approach toward “the homeless, tempest-tossed” …

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YOU can make a difference in the midterm elections!

by Frances Thompson Recognizing that Charlotte Women’s March has some 2,300 members who would like to make an impact on the November mid-term elections and that candidates are looking for volunteers, CWM has gathered information to help both groups meet their needs. CMW reached out to all of the candidates who have contact information on …

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Vigil to End the War on Immigrants

Saturday, June 30th First Ward Park, 6:30 PM #firstwardvigil #cltislistening #reunitedandfree   Event hosted by: Action NC, Latin American Coalition, Comunidad Colectiva, Coalition for Cultural Compassion, Shining Stars, Charlotte Women’s March, ACLU Charlotte, Indivisible Charlotte, Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Justice Queen’s University, Indivisible NC District 9, Temple Beth El, Next Gen American, League of Women …

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We Can Do Better

End Zero Tolerance; Support Family Safety As a champion for those in need, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy fights for family unity every day. We condemn the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy” which has led to the mass separation of children from their parents when they cross the U.S.-Mexico border fleeing unspeakable violence and trauma …

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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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