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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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Man, I Feel Like a Woman

by  Sonia Sonseca C.  It is well known that culture is a powerful vehicle to transmit values in whatever the current era. So, let`s talk about the songs of those female artists throughout history who have chosen to use their music and livelihoods to bring order and give women their rightful place. Using the means …

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100 Women x $100 Funding Challenge

AS WE CLOSE OUT THIS YEAR, we’re looking for donors to help us continue our transformational work in 2020. Warm thanks to this year’s donors who allowed us to be significant participants in meaningful events in 2019 which championed our causes:  ERA Amendment ratification (road trip to meet with legislators in Raleigh), March YWCA’s Stand …

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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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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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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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Stop the Hate

Join Unity in Community to speak out against hate by joining the STOP THE HATE RALLY.  This peaceful non-partisan event is open to all who oppose hate and violence and want to do something positive. English and Spanish copies provided. Please share this post to your social media networks in support of STOP THE HATE …

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… in Women

CHARLOTTE WOMEN’S MOVEMENT seeks to raise awareness and galvanize action on equity for all women with a focus on our local community. WE BELIEVE informed women can be mobilized to accomplish great things. We support: Women as head of family issues Women’s health and reproductive rights • Civic engagement Affordable living and housing WE BELIEVE  …

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Help Us Build Women United March – January 25, 2020

Co-Chairs Becca Bernstein of Charlotte Women’s March, and Atreece Bailey of National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter kicked off WUM planning in September .  If you are interested in taking an active role in the planning and coordination of this important event, please sign up here. Holding the sign is the easy part…We need …

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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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A Letter to our Representatives

CWM joins other organizations in a letter to our NC Representatives and Senators, urging them to expand Medicaid eligibility to all NC residents with incomes at or below the 138% poverty level. April 26, 2019 Representative Grier Martin North Carolina House of Representatives Re: Ensuring Access to Care in North Carolina Dear Representative Martin, Thank …

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CWM Spring Workshop

CWM’s Spring Workshop:  A Poverty Simulation with co-sponsors Habitat for Humanity and Crisis Assistance Ministry WHAT: POVERTY SIMULATION WORKSHOP WHEN: 6-8 p.m., THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2019 WHERE: Habitat ReStore 1133 North Wendover Road WHY & HOW: Over 100,000 of our neighbors live in poverty. Conducted by Crisis Assistance Ministry, this workshop is designed to illuminate …

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Marching Orders 4.24.19

​Volume 4  Number 2 April 2019  “There’s nothing complicated about equality.” Alice Paul, Ph.D. (1885-1977) Written by author of the Equal Rights Amendment and relentless suffragist Alice Paul in 1923, these five simple words are the essence of today’s Charlotte Women’s March. They remind us that this concept should have been embraced 96 years ago. …

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Stand Against Racism

Hitting Close to Home: A Community Conversation About Immigration in Charlotte Charlotte Women’s March is proud to be a co-sponsor and participant in YWCA Central Carolinas, Stand Against Racism event April 25 and 26, 2019. CWM members are invited to attend an evening of conversation on April 25 from 6-8 pm around immigration and how …

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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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