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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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Support Fair Housing in Charlotte

Since 1983, Habitat Charlotte has strived to ensure everyone in our community has a safe and decent place to live. Our organization has adapted to meet the changing needs of our community, while identifying and advocating for housing issues that address housing affordability in our city. After months of preparation, research, collaboration, Habitat Charlotte seeks …

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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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