Month: March 2018

Mecklenburg County District Attorney Race

by Mary Hopper Mecklenburg County District Attorney Election To Be Decided May 8 Start Studying Up TODAY While the outcome of seven races will, for all intents, be concluded on May 8, the election of Mecklenburg County District Attorney and Sheriff (separate article) merit your immediate attention.   That is true because everyone, not just some …

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Justice to All

Power to the Polls. Justice to All.   The Immigration Committee is taking CWM’s Power to the Polls charge to heart by providing members with learning and advocacy opportunities related to local elections that directly affect the region’s immigrant population. Of particular note is the upcoming Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s race. This is one that warrants immediate …

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Immigration News 3.19.18

Action, Education and Engagement  Dreamers Deferred The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on DACA renders the March 5th program end date irrelevant … which further stymies Congressional action … leaving the futures of 700,000 DACA recipients in limbo.  The date that sticks, however, is the March 19 termination of Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for people from …

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Update on March For Our Lives Charlotte–Can you volunteer?

March For Our Lives Charlotte First Ward Park 11:00 a.m.  March 24, 2018 CWM is posting this message and update on behalf of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. CWM will continue to provide updated information as we receive it. We do know that representatives are meeting with CMPD to determine an orderly march …

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Immigration Calendar of Events

Book It! Events that educate, inspire and entertain March – April 2018   Community Forum on the Sheriff’s Race By Communidad Collectiva and Action NC When:  Saturday, March 17, 12-1:30 p.m. Where:  Midwood International and Cultural Center, 1817 Central Ave, Charlotte Facebook Event Link: Click here Eventbrite Ticket Info: Click here Join Action NC and Comunidad Colectiva …

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DREAM America

DREAM America  Arts and Advocacy Conference on Immigration Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:30 pm-8:00 pm Join Myers Park Baptist Church and the Stan Greenspon Center at Queens University of Charlotte 11:00  Pre-conference Interfaith Service Service led by UNC-Charlotte’s Symphony of Diversity, MeckMin and Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice 11:45   Registration/Check In Opens Lunch on your …

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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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