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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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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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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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The Atrium Health Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Join Us and Show Your Support! Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed in celebrating and promoting the worth of every human being. In his pursuit of equal rights by nonviolent means, Dr. King encouraged diverse cultures to live together in a spirit of love, understanding and service to one another. As we continue to pursue …

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Women Voters Propel Democratic Takeover of U.S. House

Press Release from The Rutgers Center for American Women and Politics Rutgers University–New Brunswick Women Voters Propel Democratic Takeover of U.S. House of Representatives; Large Gender Gaps Apparent in Most 2018 Senate and Gubernatorial Races  Election Day polls suggest that the preferences of women voters fueled the Democratic takeover of the U.S. House in the …

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The Women’s Wave Rocked The Vote

A message from Melba Evans, President, NOW Charlotte Tuesday November 6, 2018 was a historic day! More women ran for office in 2018 than ever before and more women won! Voters were determined more than ever to elect feminists to positions of leadership. We have ushered in the most diverse Congress in history with huge wins …

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A Woman’s Perspective On Issues

SAVE THE DATES! The League of Women Voters Charlotte Mecklenburg, in coalition with other Charlotte nonprofit, nonpartisan women and allied organizations, invites you to attend CANDIDATES’ FORUM – A WOMAN’S PERSPECTIVE ON ISSUES    Thursday September 20, 2018, 6 to 8 pm NC State Senate and Mecklenburg County Commissioners Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6 to …

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RemarchableWomen–We’re in the News!

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 …

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Thousands March in Charlotte

Thousands at Women’s March in Charlotte: ‘Fired up, ready to go’ by Ann Doss Helms and Lavendrick Smith, Charlotte Observer, Jan 21, 2018 A crowd estimated at more than 5,000 people filed into uptown Saturday for the second annual Women’s March in Charlotte. They packed into First Ward Park to hear two hours of speakers, …

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