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Equal Pay Day: No Reason to Celebrate, NC

BY GINA NAVARRETE,  Opinion Contributor, Charlotte Observer Equal Pay Day is March 24 this year. This date changes year by year because it represents how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. The Census Bureau reports that last year women in this country earned 81 cents …

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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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Are the Women’s Marches Really Imploding?

by Gina Navarrete and Laura Meier, co-presidents of Charlotte Women’s March The following article appears as an Op Ed in the Charlotte Observer. There have been many claims that the women’s march movement is imploding. But we are here to say: not in Charlotte. This Saturday, January 26 at 11 a.m. at Uptown’s First Ward …

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Women Fueled Shift in Mecklenburg’s Political Landscape

by Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer Tuesday’s recount that ratified the election of Democrat Rachel Hunt to the North Carolina House underscored the success not only of female candidates but of the women who helped elect them. Hunt, who defeated Republican Rep. Bill Brawley by 68 votes, will be one of 45 women in the 170-member …

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RemarchableWomen–We’re in the News!

Everyone is talking about RemarchableWomen and we couldn’t be more thrilled. If you’d like to see if you or your sign made the news follow these links: WCNC showed up and reported on our march in this story: ‘Remarchable’ women’s march draws crowds to uptown Charlotte. Click here.     WFAE did interviews and stories: 2017 Women’s …

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Equal Pay, a March Focus

Charlotte mayor: Equal pay a focus as activists gather for ‘Remarchable Women’ event this weekend By Erik Spanberg  –  Charlotte Business Journal, January 19, 2018 Voter participation and political awareness are the main themes for the “Remarchable Women” event in uptown Charlotte this weekend. Mayor Vi Lyles told CBJ another item must be added to the list: equal pay for equal work. …

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Can Charlotte Women Do It Again?

Pink hats, clever signs, huge crowd – can Charlotte Women’s March do it again? BY ANN DOSS HELMS, Charlotte Observer, DECEMBER 31, 2017   In January 2017, thousands of people marched through uptown Charlotte into history, becoming part of the Women’s March movement that swept the globe in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Now the question …

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