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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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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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Remarchable Organizers & Sponsors

We’d like to thank our Remarchable Organizing Committee for their countless hours of volunteer time thus far, with many more hours surely to come! The January 20th Women’s March on Charlotte anniversary event would not be possible without the tireless effort of the following fabulous women: Calla Hales, Regina Stone, Autumn Watson, Barbara Mason Van, …

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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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Charlotte Pride March August 27th

Join us next weekend to celebrate Charlotte Pride with Planned Parenthood South Atlantic! Planned Parenthood is built on the fundamental belief that each individual has a basic right to self-determination. What better way to show our support and inclusion of the local LGBTQ community than to be out in full-force at the NC Pride Parade in Charlotte?   …

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Call Your Senators!

CALL YOUR SENATORS  Tell them: “I don’t like Trumpcare.” Trumpcare can be stopped if three Republican Senators stand up and say NO. You can make this happen by calling NC Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis ASAP (or if you live in SC: Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott) and let them know that we do not like the Senate …

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Get Back on the Bus June 28th

It’s here — and it’s as bad as we thought. Thursday, U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled their health care bill, and plain and simple: this is the worst piece of legislation for women in a generation. For the past month, mostly men have been working behind closed doors on the secret health care bill, and it’s …

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Inside Your (Legislative) Body

Welcome to week 10 of Inside Your Legislative Body. Just weeks after the Senate unveiled their anti-women’s health budget earlier this month, the NC House introduced their budget, which will make it even harder for the women of North Carolina to receive expert medical care. State Budget Update Earlier this month, the Senate budget saw …

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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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Inside Your (Legislative) Body

Welcome to week 9 of Inside Your Legislative Body. The NC Senate passed their budget last week and the House begins work on their budget this week. Meanwhile, we got some good news already this week from SCOTUS. Here’s the latest- State Budget Update Unfortunately the Senate budget is more of what we’ve come to …

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Chow for Choice–to benefit Planned Parenthood South Atlantic

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, May 16, for our annual Chow for Choice event! Dine at one (or more!) of the following participating restaurants, and 10% of the day’s proceeds will go to support Planned Parenthood South Atlantic. The following restaurants are participating in Charlotte this year: Fran’s Filling Station | Crave Dessert Bar | Dish Restaurants still have time …

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Walter Jones, NC District 3, Voted NO

Congressman Jones listened to his constituents, explains his No Vote on AHCA. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 217 to 213 to pass H.R. 1628 – the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA).  The bill would substitute portions of Obamacare with new federal programs and make a variety of other changes …

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An Evening of Effective Activism

By reenacting Sojourner Truth’s famous “Ain’t I a Woman” speech from 1851, Brenda Tindal of the Levine Museum of the New South relayed an inspiring message to Charlotte Women’s March about the power of collective action: “If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these …

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