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Voting is Power

Virtual Non-Partisan Political Forum Meet the candiates and ask questions Saturday, October 3 2PM – 5PM • Governor • NC Council of State • Judges • County Commissioners Saturday, October 10 2PM – 5PM • US House and Senate • 9th & 12th Congressional Districts • NC House and Senate Registration → CLICK THIS LINK …

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#SheVotesNow

Meet the #SheVotesNow CWM Women Suffragist Team.  Several months ago, in the midst of the chaotic Covid summer of 2020, three motivated and inspiring young women contacted CWM with an idea to feature through social media (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) the untold story of the Black women who supported and worked for women’s suffrage, whose work …

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Back to School: Mental Health in the Middle of a Pandemic

Thursday September 3 • 6:00 pm Click here to register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Concerned about the health of your family, friends and community? Overwhelmed trying to balance work, marriage, parenting and home schooling?  Are your children adjusting to online …

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#RunForJustice

Siobhan Kenney is a trail runner living in Truckee, CA. Inspired by the nation-wide Black Lives Matter protests that erupted in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, she decided to use her passion for running to raise money for racial justice initiatives with a #RunForJustice. During the entire month of June, she matched her daily …

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Join CWM in Support of the Moral Mass March On Washington, June 20, 2020

This pandemic and economic collapse, along with the recent wave of police brutality and racist murders, have forced this nation into an unprecedented season of crisis and action. Much continues to change day by day, but here is what we know: this emergency results from a deeper and much longer-term crisis, of systemic racism, inequality, …

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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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Way to #UseYourPower Charlotte!

Thank you to everyone who marched, everyone who spoke, everyone who carried a sign, everyone who volunteered, everyone who donated, and everyone who worked so very hard to make Women United March 2020 happen. We are grateful to the staff of Charlotte Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation Department and to Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department for making …

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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 News

YES! There will be a women’s march in Charlotte in 2020! The 2020 Women United March will take place in uptown Charlotte on January 25, a joint effort between the Charlotte Women’s Movement (formerly Charlotte Women’s March) and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter. The theme for this …

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