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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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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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… in Women

CHARLOTTE WOMEN’S MOVEMENT seeks to raise awareness and galvanize action on equity for all women with a focus on our local community. WE BELIEVE informed women can be mobilized to accomplish great things. We support: Women as head of family issues Women’s health and reproductive rights • Civic engagement Affordable living and housing WE BELIEVE  …

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A Letter to our Representatives

CWM joins other organizations in a letter to our NC Representatives and Senators, urging them to expand Medicaid eligibility to all NC residents with incomes at or below the 138% poverty level. April 26, 2019 Representative Grier Martin North Carolina House of Representatives Re: Ensuring Access to Care in North Carolina Dear Representative Martin, Thank …

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All Women, Awareness, and Action…A Message from Laura and Gina-CWM Co-Presidents

We at Charlotte Women’s March have found ourselves both pleased and a little overwhelmed by our new role. CWM was – as were many other women-focused grassroots organizations – born two years ago in response to the 2016 election. We marched to protest gender inequalities that had either never surfaced, or if they had, never …

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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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