Month: June 2017

COGOC for Lillian’s List

CWM: COGOC is ON! Charlotte Women’s March: Contribute One, Get One Challenge for Lillian’s List Many of us in the Charlotte Women’s March (CWM) know the exemplary work of Lillian’s List to recruit, train and support North Carolina’s progressive women candidates. This work is now expanding to include women who want to run in local elections. …

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Deep Disregard For Women’s Health

A Message from ACOG President Haywood L. Brown, MD – We’re Seeing a Deep Disregard for Women’s Health.  June 7, 2017 Newsletter. Recently, a leaked document confirmed that the Trump Administration may soon move to dismantle one of the most effective aspects of the Affordable Care Act – no cost access to contraceptive coverage. If …

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Legislative Calls Week 6.5

1. Express your outrage at Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord by calling your U.S. Senators and Representatives. President Trump made this decision despite overwhelming opposition: a majority of American voters support the agreement and nearly every country in the world—195 in total—have signed the landmark accord. Elon Musk has resigned …

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Indivisible: Live on Facebook Tonight

Congress heads back to Washington this week for four weeks of D.C. work before another recess in July, and they’re going to do everything they can to continue rubber-stamping Trump’s dangerous agenda. Republicans will try to push through their priorities so they can go home and tout their wins to their constituents, but the work …

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Immigrant Court Observer Project

A message from Lisa Wielunski, Team Leader, ACLU Charlotte Immigrant Rights Team. The ACLU’s Charlotte chapter is looking for volunteers to serve as local court observers in Charlotte’s Immigration Court.  In a jurisdiction with some of the lowest asylum grant rates in the nation, the presence of volunteers would foster fairness and consistency in the courtroom. Volunteers will: …

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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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