Education and Family

Crisis of Care

Crisis of Care: Charlotte’s Wedge and Compounding Culture Realigning bias and removing stigma to renew COMMON-UNITY Crisis of Care: Charlotte’s Wedge and Compounded Culture is a community awareness experience that is designed to help members of the community understand what life might be like as a member of a typical family working to survive while faced with …

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The Untapped Voting Power of Single Women

by KALENA THOMHAVE of The American Prospect Unmarried women are less likely than their married counterparts to register and to vote but they could be a key Democratic voting bloc in November if candidates get moving to address their issues. A new report from the Washington-based Voter Participation Center, an organization that registers voters and studies voting habits, finds that …

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Women Like Us

From Sally Colón-Petree, Producer/Director, Dream On Productions, LLC: Saturday, April 14th at 7:30pm at Phillips Place Stadium I’m excited to be returning to Charlotte for another fantastic screening of the Women Like Us Documentary followed by a Q&A. I have to say, Charlotte has remained one of my favorite places to show this film!  I’ve met some extraordinary women who …

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Sex Trafficking in Charlotte

  Sex Trafficking in Charlotte: Increasing Awareness and Fighting Back Benefit held by Reproductive Rights Coalition and Charlotte Women’s March April 15th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wedgewood Church at 4800 Wedgewood Dr, Charlotte, NC Screening of Join us for an informative event on how to help end sex trafficking in Charlotte. The …

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Update on March For Our Lives Charlotte–Can you volunteer?

March For Our Lives Charlotte First Ward Park 11:00 a.m.  March 24, 2018 CWM is posting this message and update on behalf of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. CWM will continue to provide updated information as we receive it. We do know that representatives are meeting with CMPD to determine an orderly march …

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UNCC Activism Fair

Want to get more active in the community? Join us at the UNCC Activism Fair February 28th, 4-6 PM UNCC Student Activities Center   WHY? Meet people, build your resume, find an internship, explore your passion, help others, get involved, give back to the community. Meet Representatives From: Democracy NC Human Rights Campaign ProChoice Charlotte …

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Mecklenburg Women Elected

Congratulations on the November election of these Mecklenburg women. Charlotte Mayor • Vi Lyles Charlotte City Council • Julie Eiselt – At Large • Dimple Ajmera- At Large • LaWana Mayfield – District 3 Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board • Rhonda Lennon – District 1 • Thelma Byers-Baily – District 2 • Ruby Jones – District …

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Call re: CHIP, ACA, Bump Stocks

WEEKLY CALLS FOR OCTOBER 12 •URGE BOTH SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES TO RENEW FUNDING FOR CHIP Federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which covers about 9 million children in the U.S., has now expired because Congressional leaders did not renew its funding by Sept. 30 as required by law. The CHIP program provides …

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We Kicked Off My Campaign!

My campaign for the District 5 CMS Board of Education seat officially “kick-offed” on Saturday, May 20. It felt like summer—a beautiful, warm day with lunch “on the grounds” at Sharon Elementary School. My involvement with CMS started at Sharon when my girls entered school there so it felt right for that to be the …

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Legislative Calls Week 5.28

  URGENT THIS WEEK: Call your North Carolina State Senator – particularly DAN BISHOP (919-733-5655) – and ask him or her to support SB564 to RAISE THE AGE at which teenagers can be tried as adults.  Other Raise The Age bills under consideration – SB549 and SB146 —  are watered-down versions. Tell your Senator you …

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Democracy for Sale June 5

North Carolina — perhaps more than any other state in the Union — has been transformed by the new and growing tidal wave of political spending. Zach Galifianakis, the comic star of “The Hangover” movies, travels back to his home state of North Carolina to show how it has become a bellwether for the use …

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“I Am Jazz” May 18th

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Time Out Youth, Equality NC, PFLAG Charlotte, and HRC Charlotte present: I AM JAZZ Community Book Reading & Discussion Thursday, May 18, 2017, from 4 to 5 p.m. West Boulevard Library branch, 2157 West Boulevard, Charlotte, NC. The critically acclaimed book, I Am Jazz — a children’s picture book by transgender teen and HRC Foundation Youth …

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Legislative Calls Week 5.14

CALL YOUR NC STATE SENATOR to FULLY & FAIRLY FUND EDUCATION It seems that the NC Senate again proved nothing good happens after midnight: At 3 a.m. on Friday May 12, NC Senate GOP strips education funding from Democrats’ districts http://www.charlotteobserver.com/latest-news/article150397682.html Let your senator know that we are disgusted by this extreme partisanship and that …

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