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Black Women Kept Roy Moore Out of Office

Here’s How to Actually Thank Them. By Brittany Packnett  The Cut (photo courtesy Getty Images) Late on Tuesday night, America was once again reminded of the power of Black women. Thanks in large part to overwhelmingly high turnout among Black voters and Black women in particular, Alabama managed to elect a pro-choice Democrat in the Bible Belt, …

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The Women of November 2017

Tuesday December 19, 2017 6:00 to 8:00 pm The Levine Museum of the New South Hosted by Black Women’s Caucus and Charlotte Women’s March Suggested Individual Donation $35/ Sponsor Donation $100 Click Here to Register Business Attire/ 200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202 /Parking Free at the Seventh Street Garage/validate ticket at the Guest Services …

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NC District 9 Candidate Dan McCready

Indivisible NC District 9 invites you to a Meet & Greet with NC Congressional Distrtict 9 Candidate Dan McCready. Sunday, November 19, 3:00 – 4:30 PM CHS Waxhaw Hospital Community Room, 2700 Providence Rd S Waxhaw, NC This is an opportunity for NC District 9 voters to meet and and evaluate this candidate in person. Additional …

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Charlotte Women’s “Firsts”

by Mary Hopper. Charlotte Women’s March congratulates Vi Lyles on her mayoral election and sincerely thanks outgoing mayor Jennifer Roberts for her service.   With Lyles’ election, she becomes Charlotte’s first female African American mayor.     CWM takes a look back at some other “firsts” for women elected to City Council. Mayor-elect Lyles As …

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Your Primary Vote is Important! Learn More about the Candidates!

With elections near, voters invited to South CLT Candidate Forum Thursday Forum features Q&A with 18 candidates for Charlotte City Council and Mayor  With Charlotte’s primary elections approaching, 13 candidates for city council and 5 candidates for mayoral posts will answer questions Thursday, Aug. 31, at the South CLT Candidate Forum, moderated by former WSOC …

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Vote Sept 12: Help Women Win Office

Primary Voting September 12 Will Lock In Several Seats. by Mary Hopper. While the news media has focused on the large number of millennial candidates in Charlotte’s City Council elections, little attention has been paid to the fact that more women (8 of 12 including the Mayor) are serving on City Council than ever before.  …

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Campaign Staffer Training

It’s impossible to know how many great candidates would have won their election if only they’d had trained staff. Who’s to say what the political landscape would look like now? This is why trained campaign staff is CRUCIAL to winning. Our Jamie Kirk Hahn Academy for campaign staff has already trained 87 staffers who have …

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Pittenger Race Could Be Close

By Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer. Finance reports suggest Pittenger race could be close. Just four years ago Republican U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger cruised to re-election unopposed to win what appeared to be as safe a congressional seat as any in North Carolina. Now the third-term Republican finds himself facing a well-financed Democrat as well as …

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COGOC for Lillian’s List

CWM: COGOC is ON! Charlotte Women’s March: Contribute One, Get One Challenge for Lillian’s List Many of us in the Charlotte Women’s March (CWM) know the exemplary work of Lillian’s List to recruit, train and support North Carolina’s progressive women candidates. This work is now expanding to include women who want to run in local elections. …

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An Evening of Effective Activism

By reenacting Sojourner Truth’s famous “Ain’t I a Woman” speech from 1851, Brenda Tindal of the Levine Museum of the New South relayed an inspiring message to Charlotte Women’s March about the power of collective action: “If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these …

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