CWM Updates

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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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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Women United March 2019 Speakers

We are pleased to announce the following schedule of events and speakers for the Women United March,  January 26, 2019: Headliners include renowned co-keynote speakers Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court Anita Earls, and Director of the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace & Social Justice Rabbi Judith Schindler. The day’s events kick off in …

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Women United March FAQs

Women United March January 26, 2019 Sponsored by Charlotte Women’s March & National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Q: Why does this year’s Charlotte march have a new name, Women United March, and co-sponsor, National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Queen City Metropolitan Chapter? A: If there’s one …

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Women United March: Jan 26

Women United March Saturday, January 26, 2019 11a – 3p, First Ward Park in Uptown Charlotte In an effort to learn, grow, change minds and eliminate discriminatory behaviors in our community, CWM and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Queen City Metropolitan Chapter (NCBW-QCMC) have worked over the past year to create a joint march for …

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Elected Women Honored

by Emily Etheridge This is what democracy looks like! More than 180 guests chanted that refrain at the annual Celebration of Women Elected to Office, held Dec. 6 by the Charlotte Women’s March and the Black Women’s Caucus of Charlotte Mecklenburg at the Levine Museum of the New South. This year’s event honored 25 women …

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100 Women x $100

The Charlotte Women’s March has upcoming expenses and we hope you will help defray our costs. There are ongoing expenditures for our website, computer software, meeting space and associated supplies. And for the first time, the March in January will incur expenses in order to meet the Parks Department’s requirements and to improve the quality …

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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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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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We’re Making a Difference!

The CWM organization received the following letter from a first time political candidate: Dear CWM staff: I want to participate in the CWM organization but I teach classes at CPCC (sociology) in the evenings and can’t attend most evening meetings.    I want to tell you 2 stories.  I have 3 daughters (15-19) and I …

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