Women’s Health

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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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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Women’s Health and the Noise Around It

“We TRUST Women” – This large black sign is one of the first things you see when you pull into the parking lot at Family Reproductive Health, one of two abortion clinics in Charlotte. It helps give patients privacy from the screaming protestors as they walk from their car to the building .     …

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Revised Noise Ordinance

Imagine a world where patients get to go their doctor’s appointment without someone calling them fornicators and whores at 100 decibels… Can you imagine it?? LET’S MAKE THIS HAPPEN Here’s how: Charlotte City Council is considering revising the Noise Ordinance. This ordinance would prohibit the use of amplified sound within 200 feet of any medical …

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Rally to Stand up for Abortion Access

Tuesday, May 21, Noon-1PM Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center   Tuesday, May 21st, at noon local time at statehouses, town squares, and courthouses across the nation, we will show up to speak out and fight back against this unconstitutional attempt to gut Roe and punish women. Across the country, we are seeing a new wave of …

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Legislative Update and Call to Action

A Message from Democratic Women of North Carolina (DWNC) and Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (PPSA) Greetings, The NC Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act on Friday afternoon, and the full Senate will vote on this bill Monday afternoon. The House bill will be voted on in Rules Committee next, and likely the …

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Health Care Justice Workshop

Health Care Justice: Improved Medicare for All Sunday, February 10, 2019 • 3 PM to 5 PM Queens University Belk Chapel on Radcliffe Ave Join our “Teach In” to learn about Improved Medicare for All and how to take constituent action. This event is part of the National Medicare for All Week of Action (February …

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Standing Strong Charlotte

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic Invites You To Standing Strong Charlotte Featuring Stephanie Sinclair, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018 1429 Bryant Street | Charlotte, NC 28208 Standing Strong Reception: 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM Program: 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM VIP Meet & Greet Dessert Reception: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM The Standing Strong …

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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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March for Women’s Health

Join the CWM Women’s Health Committee Jane McDermott Shaefer and Mickie Hall are co-chairs of the Women’s Health Committee.  The overarching committee purpose is to support women’s health, specific activities include: Promote reproductive rights, through legislative action on bills at federal and state level; Identification and dissemination of volunteer activities; Support and develop candidates for …

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Celebration of Women’s Autonomy

Please join the Reproductive Rights Coalition of Charlotte in a Celebration of Women’s Autonomy 11:30 on January 22 the corner of Trade & Tryon   Monday, January 22nd  will be the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.   Anti-abortion groups have announced plans to conduct their annual “ Memorial” of what they call the “infamous …

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BeInvolved & Beer-aoke!

Want to know how you can #BeInvolved with ProChoice Charlotte? Join us at ProChoice Charlotte: #BeInvolved & Beer-aoke Come learn who we are, what we do, and how you can help. We’ll have a meet and greet, short info session, followed by food, fun, and karaoke for the willing. There will be prizes, raffles, sign making, and craft …

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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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Contact Your City Council Rep!

From Councilmember Julie Eiselt, a clarification regarding the email sent to CWM Members Friday, Sept 22nd: The (clinic on Latrobe Dr) topic is NOT on the City Council agenda for the Monday night council meeting. There are citizens on the Wait List for the Public Forum portion of the meeting, that would like to speak …

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NCGA Special Session: What You Need to Know

This Friday, August 18, state lawmakers will begin a special session with the sole purpose of redistricting and redrawing North Carolina’s legislative maps. After a series of state and federal court rulings, the NCGA must redraw 28 legislative districts (nine Senate, 19 House) that were found to be unconstitutionally and racially gerrymandered from maps drawn in …

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