Events

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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Our Power is Our Voice

…and we used our powerful voices at Women United March 2020 Ramona Halloway – Photo by Tracy Watts You just KNEW it was going to be a great day, when Ramona Holloway, WLNK-FM morning host, and  Emcee unveiled her Shirley Chisholm vintage T-Shirt to kick off Women United March 2020.  By quoting the words of …

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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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#UseYourPower in 2020 with the Women United March Community Partners

Join in…use YOUR power…turn your activism into action…by connecting with our wide variety of community partners, organizations doing good and important work right here in Charlotte. Charlotte Women’s Movement and National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.–Queen City Metropolitan Chapter encourage you to band together to get more done and create the changes we seek! …

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Women United March 2020 Speakers

This year’s Women United March features a wide variety of speakers who use their power to make positive changes in the world around them. From an amazing group of teenagers taking on climate change to a local activist bringing knowledge and action to current immigration issues, this group of women is outstanding. We’re looking forward …

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Women United March 2020 FAQ

Women United March 2020 Frequently Asked Questions Women United March, January 25, 2020, First Ward Park Sponsored by Charlotte Women’s Movement & National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.– Queen City Metropolitan Chapter Q: I pre-ordered a Women United March 2020 T-Shirt. Where can I pick it up? Pre-ordered T shirts will be available at …

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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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Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry

Laundry Day Workshop – Saturday, February 1, 2-4 PM – Levine Museum of the New South As women*, our voices are often silenced. Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry is an ongoing community art movement that responds to this silencing by creating opportunities for women (cis women, trans women, women identifying, and non-binary people) to share …

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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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The Leaders of Women United March 2020

The Women United March is in full planning mode. Similar to last year, the Charlotte Women’s March is partnering with the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc- Queen City Metropolitan Chapter (NCBW-QCMC), to deliver the January 25th, 2020 March through Uptown Charlotte. The march will be a spirited success especially with Atreece Bailey and …

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