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Democracy NC, Early Voting 2020

Early Voting 2020

A Message From Democracy NC Early Voting for the 2020 Primary Election kicks off Thursday February 13th — and you don’t want to miss out! You can register (in case you have not) and vote during North Carolina’s 17-day Early Voting period, beginning February 13, through Saturday, February 29 (Leap Day). It’s your chance to …

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Reflections on the March and Looking Forward

by Laura Meier, Co-President, Charlotte Women’s Movement   Photo by Lisa Stockton Howell We knew that the Women United March (WUM) on January 25, 2020, was a success when our marchers, upon circling back to First Ward Park, started dancing. The positive flow of energy that kept building all day became an impromptu dance at the …

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Civics 101: the 2020 Voting Initiative

PLEASE NOTE OUR RESCHEDULED DATE! 2020 Primary Political Forums Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6:00-8:30p Presidential, U.S. Senate, 9th & 12th Congressional Districts, NC General Assembly Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 6:00-8:30p (cancelled TWICE due to inclement weather!) Rescheduled to: Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Governor, Lt. Governor, County Commission, District …

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WUM in the News

Gina Navarrete, Charlotte Women’s Movement Co-President, chats with WBTV’s QC3 Kristen Miranda about the 2020 Women United March, Saturday, Jan 25, First Ward Park, 11:00 a.m. Join Us! Women United March First Ward Park, Uptown Charlotte 11:00 Program, with Keynote NC Representative Deb “I Will Not Yield” Butler 12:30 (at the latest): March Begins! #UseYourPower, #WomenUnitedMarch, …

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Are women’s marches still relevant?

Charlotte Observer Opinion, January 24, 2020 by Gina Navarrete The question is not “why are women still upset, why do they continue to protest?” The question is: why are we not ALL marching and protesting the status quo with greater urgency? – Gina Navarrete, Co-President, CWM Photo courtesy Jon Strayhorn As we enter the fourth …

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Women United March 2020 Speakers

This year’s Women United March features a wide variety of speakers who use their power to make positive changes in the world around them. From an amazing group of teenagers taking on climate change to a local activist bringing knowledge and action to current immigration issues, this group of women is outstanding. We’re looking forward …

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Women United March 2020 FAQ

Women United March 2020 Frequently Asked Questions Women United March, January 25, 2020, First Ward Park Sponsored by Charlotte Women’s Movement & National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.– Queen City Metropolitan Chapter Q: I pre-ordered a Women United March 2020 T-Shirt. Where can I pick it up? Pre-ordered T shirts will be available at …

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Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry

Laundry Day Workshop – Saturday, February 1, 2-4 PM – Levine Museum of the New South As women*, our voices are often silenced. Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry is an ongoing community art movement that responds to this silencing by creating opportunities for women (cis women, trans women, women identifying, and non-binary people) to share …

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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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Apologies to our Followers! In the process of updating the CWM website to reflect our new name (Charlotte Women’s Movement), we inadvertently triggered a setting that launched several errant posts to our website followers. We apologize for cluttering your Inbox with jibberish! Looking ahead, stay tuned for info on this year’s Celebration of Women Elected …

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