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100 Women x $100 Funding Challenge

We believe in Women! And we believe in keeping local women’s voices present and active in our community. Thank you to the donors who have already accepted our funding challenge. In order to support our efforts and sustain our work we need your continued involvement.  If 100 women donate $100 each we will meet our …

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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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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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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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Stanly Co Women’s March

Come out and help make history happen in Stanly County. Let’s be one diversified voice! Date: January 11, 2020 Time: 10:00 a.m. – until (Information tables & vendors – 9:00 a.m.) Topics to be addressed: Education Awareness • Mental Illness • Medicare/Medicaid Expansion Women in Politics • Domestic Violence • Human Trafficking Dr. Anita Owens …

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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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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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Help Us Build Women United March – January 25, 2020

We’re kicking off the Women United March planning on September 19 at 6:30-8pm. Come meet the Co-Chairs Becca Bernstein of Charlotte Women’s March, and Atreece Bailey of National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter and hear how you can get involved! If you are interested in taking an active role in the planning and coordination of …

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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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We can all stand against hate

We must take a united stand in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Over recent weeks, racist and hate-filled messages have been sent to elected and appointed leaders of color in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. These messages are driven by attitudes and beliefs that must be rejected and resisted in the strongest of terms by people of goodwill throughout our community. In response, …

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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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Trump V. Immigration – What’s Behind the Headlines

On Thursday, July 18th  140 community members gathered at International House for the “Trump vs Immigration” panel co-sponsored by Charlotte Women’s March and International House. Attendees heard a presentation by Jennifer De La Jara, International House Director of Education highlighting the immigration policies undertaken by the Trump administration and their effect on immigration trends and …

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