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Women United March Needs YOU!

WUM Click here The Women United March needs you! We invite everyone to join us on January 25, 2020 at First Ward Park at 11:00 a.m. for the 2020 Women United March. This year’s theme is USE YOUR POWER. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=35&v=o25k7rRk16I&feature=emb_logo 2019 WUM Video courtesy of Brenton Bent The march is a 100% volunteer effort, and …

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Marching Orders 10.22.19

The Newsletter of Charlotte Women’s March    Volume 4 Number 3          October 2019 “The greatest threats to democracy are comfort and apathy” T. Rafael Ciminino In terms of elections, this is considered an “off year” as there are no state-wide elections and the big 2020 campaigns are just beginning to roar. Therefore …

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Celebrate Elected Women!

Please join us at the Levine Museum of the New SouthThursday, December 12, 2019 6:30 – 8:30 PM After a long campaign season, and before another one begins, let’s gather to celebrate the hard work of women who have recently been elected to office. Not only will we celebrate our most recently elected officials, but …

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Charlotte Hosts State NOW Conference

2019 STATE CONFERENCE – THE TIME FOR JUSTICE IS NOW There are many examples of injustice around us: women’s health being targeted, disparities in school suspensions along racial lines, women’s reports of sexual assault and harassment being discounted, treatment of migrants and immigrants, mass incarceration of minorities, underpayment for women’s work, re-segregation of our schools …

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A Reception Honoring Elected Women

Save the date! Charlotte Women’s Movement joins Queens of Charlotte Mecklenburg, National Coalition of 100 Black Women Queen City Metropolitan Chapter, and the League of Women Voters of Charlotte Mecklenburg to celebrate women elected to office in 2019. Levine Museum of the New South December 12, 2019 6:30 p.m. Details and link to RSVP coming …

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Oops!

Apologies to our Followers! In the process of updating the CWM website to reflect our new name (Charlotte Women’s Movement), we inadvertently triggered a setting that launched several errant posts to our website followers. We apologize for cluttering your Inbox with jibberish! Looking ahead, stay tuned for info on this year’s Celebration of Women Elected …

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black mama: ENDANGERED

In partnership with Hannah Hasan and the Epoch Tribe, CRAN (Charlotte Reproductive Action Network) is proud to announce Black Mama: ENDANGERED, a live storytelling event on black women’s reproductive rights and experiences with the United States’ healthcare system. black mama: ENDANGERED Oct 19, 2019 |  Noon UNCC Student Union 340 DE Nationally, black women are four times …

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March to Movement

Charlotte Women’s March (CWM) is Rebranding and We Need Your Help As we march forward into 2020, Charlotte Women’s March (CWM) is changing our name and logo to better reflect who we are. CWM was started in February 2017 when local Charlotte women gathered with energy and passion, determined to harness our anger and concern …

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Civics 101

The League of Women Voters of Charlotte Mecklenburg invites you to register for 2019 Civics 101 23 YEARS OF CITIZEN AWARENESS AND EDUCATION Much has changed in the last twenty plus years, but one requirement has remained constant – the importance of citizen engagement in local government. Whether newly arrived to Charlotte Mecklenburg or a …

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AIR Court Observer Project Training

Advocates for Immigrant Rights (AIR) Court Observer Project Training Saturday, August 24 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church 501 N. Tryon Street Come Join Us! Click here to sign up for the training! Charlotte has one of the lowest asylum grant rates in the nation. Stories from the Court Observers are showing …

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City Council Could Vote on Resolution

Charlotte leaders condemn racism they saw in Greenville: ‘We will not tolerate it’ by Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer, July 19, 2019 Leaders of the city that will host next year’s Republican National Convention are rebuking what the mayor called “racist . . . xenophobic hate speech” at President Donald Trump’s North Carolina rally. Charlotte Mayor …

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Trump vs Immigration

Panel Discussion Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:30-8:00 pm At International House 1817 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC Want to be able to respond knowledgeably when a discussion about immigration breaks out?  Want to know more about the local and global effects of this administration’s policy changes and the other steps  they’ve taken?  Join our engaged discussion …

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Stop NC House Bill 370

Stop HB370, A Request for Support As many of you may be aware, the legislative proposal House Bill 370 – that would require NC sheriffs to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) – has made large strides in the past few months within the General Assembly. In the next few days and weeks, we expect the …

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Please join us for a presentation and discussion June 27th Keynote Speaker Ralphine Caldwell Executive Director of LISC Charlotte 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Jubilee Hall Myers Park United Methodist Church 1501 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207 Topics for the evening: What is the LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation)? How will they help manage $50M …

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