Racial Justice

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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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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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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City Council Could Vote on Resolution

Charlotte leaders condemn racism they saw in Greenville: ‘We will not tolerate it’ by Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer, July 19, 2019 Leaders of the city that will host next year’s Republican National Convention are rebuking what the mayor called “racist . . . xenophobic hate speech” at President Donald Trump’s North Carolina rally. Charlotte Mayor …

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Stand Against Racism

Hitting Close to Home: A Community Conversation About Immigration in Charlotte Charlotte Women’s March is proud to be a co-sponsor and participant in YWCA Central Carolinas, Stand Against Racism event April 25 and 26, 2019. CWM members are invited to attend an evening of conversation on April 25 from 6-8 pm around immigration and how …

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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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Interrupting the Cradle to the Prison Pipeline

Civics 101: Interrupting the Cradle to the Prison Pipeline The Gantt Center, in partnership with the Social Justice Ministry of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, presents an informative session on the increasing jail and prison population of young, African-American men and women and its effects on the community. November 8 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM …

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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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Celebrating Ramona Brant

In honor of Charlotte Women’s Day, which we turned into a month-long celebration, CWM remembers and celebrates Ramona Brant. We were recently introduced to Ramona through her passionate advocacy work. Ramona Brant was sentenced to life in prison for a first-time, non-violent drug offense (which she didn’t even commit). She served 21 years of that …

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Unshackled from Mass Incarceration

The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presents Unshackled from Mass Incarceration Getting There, Getting Out & Moving On Thursday MARCH 15, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Delta Center 5408 Beatties Ford Road – Charlotte, NC Light Refreshments RSVP: deltadays2018.eventbrite.com MODERATOR Hon. Rickye McKoy-Mitchell Mecklenburg County District Court Judge PANELISTS Hon. Karen …

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Airing Out the Dirty Laundry

Dear Beautiful, Smart, Strong Women: You are invited to SAY IT, SEW IT, and AIR IT OUT.   Airing Out the Dirty Laundry is an ongoing, collaborative traveling art exhibit created by women who believe in equality and in our shared responsibility to create a more just world. It is about strength, unity, and resistance …

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A Christian Response to Hate

The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Social Justice Ministry presents… A CHRISTIAN Response to Hate, Building and Strengthening Voices for Action Sunday, February 18 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Friendship Conference Center Friendship Missionary Baptist Church 3400 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte   Featured Speakers:   Dr. Clifford Jones, Sr Minister, and Resident Superior Court Judge Carla Archie Let’s …

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March for Social Justice

#PowertothePolls… what does that mean for the Charlotte Women’s March Social Justice Committee in 2018? Kay Etheridge and Laura Meier, Co-Chairs of CWM’s Social Justice Committee, will continue building relationships in the community in order to have a diverse force behind this year’s mission of “Power to the Polls.”  They are collaborating with several groups …

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March Details for MLK Parade Jan 13

To Charlotte Women’s March MLK Parade Participants Saturday, January 13th, Uptown Charlotte #StillMarchingin2018, #MLKCLT2018 MANY CWM members will be marching as a group in the MLK Parade; we look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday. The rain will be gone and the temperatures will be mid-40s! There are more than 110 groups walking in this year’s …

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