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New Year – New Name – New Look

With the dawning of a new decade, CWM is birthing a new name, logotype and image that more accurately reflects the many, many ways – including a march – we advocate locally for women’s rights. Our new name is Charlotte Women’s Movement and today we roll out our new look.  This striking design was created …

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It Takes a Village to Host a March

Successful and safe marches don’t happen on the fly. Some of the significant costs of putting on the march are: $4,000 – Parks Department rental fee and other charges to use First Ward Park uptown $3,500 – Stage and sound system $1,200 – Port-a-Johns $500 – Security Your donation of any amount, large or small, will …

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We Celebrated Women Elected to Office !

On Thursday evening December 12 CWM, Queens of Charlotte Mecklenburg, The League of Women Voters of Charlotte Mecklenburg, and National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., Queen City Metropolitan Chapter gathered at the Levine Museum of the New South for Reception to Celebrate Women Elected to Office . The evening’s program began with a welcome …

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The Leaders of Women United March 2020

The Women United March is in full planning mode. Similar to last year, the Charlotte Women’s March is partnering with the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc- Queen City Metropolitan Chapter (NCBW-QCMC), to deliver the January 25th, 2020 March through Uptown Charlotte. The march will be a spirited success especially with Atreece Bailey and …

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Man, I Feel Like a Woman

by  Sonia Sonseca C.  It is well known that culture is a powerful vehicle to transmit values in whatever the current era. So, let`s talk about the songs of those female artists throughout history who have chosen to use their music and livelihoods to bring order and give women their rightful place. Using the means …

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100 Women x $100 Funding Challenge

AS WE CLOSE OUT THIS YEAR, we’re looking for donors to help us continue our transformational work in 2020. Warm thanks to this year’s donors who allowed us to be significant participants in meaningful events in 2019 which championed our causes:  ERA Amendment ratification (road trip to meet with legislators in Raleigh), March YWCA’s Stand …

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Women Who Shape Charlotte

Charlotte Event Honors Trail Blazers by Mary Hopper On Sunday afternoon, October 27, Mayor Pro Tem Julie Eiselt took time off from campaigning to honor seven women in her words ”Who Shape Charlotte.” As she told their stories, she noted that they did not just “knock down barriers, they obliterated them,” while addressing some of Charlotte’s …

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Help Us Build Women United March – January 25, 2020

Co-Chairs Becca Bernstein of Charlotte Women’s March, and Atreece Bailey of National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter kicked off WUM planning in September .  If you are interested in taking an active role in the planning and coordination of this important event, please sign up here. Holding the sign is the easy part…We need …

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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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Trump V. Immigration – What’s Behind the Headlines

On Thursday, July 18th  140 community members gathered at International House for the “Trump vs Immigration” panel co-sponsored by Charlotte Women’s March and International House. Attendees heard a presentation by Jennifer De La Jara, International House Director of Education highlighting the immigration policies undertaken by the Trump administration and their effect on immigration trends and …

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HELP US BUILD A GROUNDSWELL! WOMEN UNITED MARCH COMING JANUARY 25, 2020

Newly energized on behalf of the rights of women after the latest tomfooleries by certain elected officials?  IF SO, WE WANT YOU! Charlotte Women’s March and National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Queen City Metropolitan Chapter are actively recruiting volunteers to help plan the 2020 Women United March. We’re looking for eager, hardworking volunteers of all …

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