Events

We Hear You, We See You

Women United March 2019 Speeches ******We can’t wait for Women United March 20202! For updated information and volunteer links please visit womenunitedmarch.org **** WUM kicked off Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in First Ward Park with a Speaker’s Forum.  In addition to our co-keynotes Justice Anita Earls and Rabbi Judy Schindler, speakers included national …

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Are the Women’s Marches Really Imploding?

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 …

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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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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 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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Celebrate Elected Women!

Celebration Honoring Women Elected to Office Everyone (women & men) please join us at The Levine Museum of the New South Thursday   December 6, 2018   6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Black Women’s Caucus and Charlotte Women’s March invite you to a reception honoring women elected to office this November. Former female office holders will also …

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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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Charlotte Pride Parade – Aug 19th

Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, 1-3 p.m. N. Tryon St., Uptown Charlotte The 2018 Bank of Amercia Charlotte Pride Parade will kick off at 1 p.m. at the intersection of 9th and N. Tryon Streets. Thousands of marchers will continue to Trade Street, where marching contingents and floats will be …

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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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CWM Summer Social

A Great Way To Meet People… …who share your views about the environment, voter registration, LGBTQ issues, education, women’s health, immigration and candidates. Join us for the Charlotte Women’s March Summer Social! Tuesday • June 26 • 6–8 pm Sycamore Brewing 2161 Hawkins Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 Parking is limited. From the East/West light rail …

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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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287(g): What is Being Done in Our Name?

by Peggy Dickerson At the Spring meeting of the Charlotte Women’s March, on April 24, Barbara Randolph, immigrant justice advocate and activist, took her turn on our panel to share critical, and frequently misunderstood, facts related to Mecklenburg County’s participation in the controversial 287(g) program. 287(g) refers to a section of the Immigration and Nationality …

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“We Are All Immigrants” — Rabbi Judy Schindler

by Kathleen Mundle What was it like to be a six-year-old child taken from her mother at the border? What happens to Charlotte’s undocumented immigrants if they are stopped for a traffic violation? Do we have valid statistics on Charlotte’s undocumented immigrants detained under Section 287(g)* and referred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)? Can …

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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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