Events

Man, I Feel Like a Woman

by  Sonia Sonseca C.  It is well known that culture is a powerful vehicle to transmit values in whatever the current era. So, let`s talk about the songs of those female artists throughout history who have chosen to use their music and livelihoods to bring order and give women their rightful place. Using the means …

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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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black mama: ENDANGERED

In partnership with Hannah Hasan and the Epoch Tribe, CRAN (Charlotte Reproductive Action Network) is proud to announce Black Mama: ENDANGERED, a live storytelling event on black women’s reproductive rights and experiences with the United States’ healthcare system. black mama: ENDANGERED Oct 19, 2019 |  Noon UNCC Student Union 340 DE Nationally, black women are four times …

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Help Us Build Women United March – January 25, 2020

Co-Chairs Becca Bernstein of Charlotte Women’s March, and Atreece Bailey of National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter kicked off WUM planning in September .  If you are interested in taking an active role in the planning and coordination of this important event, please sign up here. Holding the sign is the easy part…We need …

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Trump V. Immigration – What’s Behind the Headlines

On Thursday, July 18th  140 community members gathered at International House for the “Trump vs Immigration” panel co-sponsored by Charlotte Women’s March and International House. Attendees heard a presentation by Jennifer De La Jara, International House Director of Education highlighting the immigration policies undertaken by the Trump administration and their effect on immigration trends and …

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HELP US BUILD A GROUNDSWELL! WOMEN UNITED MARCH COMING JANUARY 25, 2020

Newly energized on behalf of the rights of women after the latest tomfooleries by certain elected officials?  IF SO, WE WANT YOU! Charlotte Women’s March and National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Queen City Metropolitan Chapter are actively recruiting volunteers to help plan the 2020 Women United March. We’re looking for eager, hardworking volunteers of all …

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Civics 101

The League of Women Voters Charlotte Mecklenburg presents Civics 101 beginning February 25, 2019 Civics 101 is a 5-week, one-evening-per-week program led by current and former government officials in a face-to-face format. This program is especially useful to the citizens of Charlotte-Mecklenburg County, to people living in the Charlotte Metropolitan area, and to persons wanting …

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We Hear You, We See You

Women United March 2019 Speeches ******We can’t wait for Women United March 2020! For updated information and volunteer links please visit womenunitedmarch.org **** WUM kicked off Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in First Ward Park with a Speaker’s Forum.  In addition to our co-keynotes Justice Anita Earls and Rabbi Judy Schindler, speakers included national …

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