Are the Women’s Marches Really Imploding?
Women Fueled Shift in Mecklenburg’s Political Landscape
by Gina Navarrete and Laura Meier, co-presidents of Charlotte Women’s March The following article appears as an Op Ed in the Charlotte Observer. There have been many claims that the women’s march movement is imploding. But we are here to say: not in Charlotte. This Saturday, January 26 at 11 a.m. at Uptown’s First Ward […]
Carolyn Eberly Featured in Time Magazine
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 […]
RemarchableWomen–We’re in the News!
Time’s cover story is all about “The Wave Makers: How the Outraged Got Organized.” And there looking back at us from a two page spread (pp.22-23) is Waxhaw-based Carolyn Eberly and her Indivisible NC 9 cohorts who “have been knocking on doors since February.” It is a story of “Boots on the Ground “ that […]
Equal Pay, a March Focus
Everyone is talking about RemarchableWomen and we couldn’t be more thrilled. If you’d like to see if you or your sign made the news follow these links: WCNC showed up and reported on our march in this story: ‘Remarchable’ women’s march draws crowds to uptown Charlotte. Click here. WFAE did interviews and stories: 2017 Women’s […]
Another March, New Twists
Charlotte mayor: Equal pay a focus as activists gather for ‘Remarchable Women’ event this weekend By Erik Spanberg – Charlotte Business Journal, January 19, 2018 Voter participation and political awareness are the main themes for the “Remarchable Women” event in uptown Charlotte this weekend. Mayor Vi Lyles told CBJ another item must be added to the list: equal pay for equal work. […]
Last Year’s March: Only The Beginning
Charlotte women’s march offers new twists Saturday. Here’s what you need to know. by Ann Doss Helms, Charlotte Observer, January 18, 2018 A year ago, organizers of the Charlotte women’s march were as shocked as anyone when an estimated 10,000 people packed the streets. “Maybe we’ll get 100 people,” Autumn Watson told her husband when […]
Can Charlotte Women Do It Again?
In Charlotte, thousands of angry women marched. That was only the beginning. by Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer, January 19, 2018 To say Susan Harden was moved by last year’s Women’s March in Washington may be an understatement. “The enormity of what I experienced had a pretty profound impact on me,” says Harden, 50. “I was […]
Pink hats, clever signs, huge crowd – can Charlotte Women’s March do it again? BY ANN DOSS HELMS, Charlotte Observer, DECEMBER 31, 2017 In January 2017, thousands of people marched through uptown Charlotte into history, becoming part of the Women’s March movement that swept the globe in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Now the question […]