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What Becomes of Childhood Innocence?

A Poem By Gabriella Femia Home. Tiny fists crush aluminum foil into a miniature planet, Mommy and Daddy work together to mold your universe. A yellow truck glides to a halt in front of you and Mommy, your tiny, pink... Continue Reading →

A Golden Door Slamming Shut

The Trump Administration´s Systematic Plan to Reject Asylum Seekers By Barbara Randolph Our nation, through the acts of the Trump Administration and the silence of those in power, is sending a clear message to the world: we are putting the... Continue Reading →

Vigil to End the War on Immigrants

Saturday, June 30th First Ward Park, 6:30 PM #firstwardvigil #cltislistening #reunitedandfree   Event hosted by: Action NC, Latin American Coalition, Comunidad Colectiva, Coalition for Cultural Compassion, Shining Stars, Charlotte Women's March, ACLU Charlotte, Indivisible Charlotte, Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Justice... Continue Reading →

We Can Do Better

End Zero Tolerance; Support Family Safety As a champion for those in need, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy fights for family unity every day. We condemn the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" policy” which has led to the mass separation of... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

“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... Continue Reading →

287(g): Immigration Injustice

A Look at 287(g)  by the CWM Immigration Committee   The 287(g) Program ’96 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 added Section 287(g) to the Immigration and Nationality Act.... Continue Reading →

CWM Spring Meeting

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Promise for Immigrants? Charlotte Women’s March Spring Meeting April 24 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Join us! First United Methodist Church, 501 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202 There will be a reception... Continue Reading →

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