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Back to School: Mental Health in the Middle of a Pandemic

Thursday September 3 • 6:00 pm Click here to register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Concerned about the health of your family, friends and community? Overwhelmed trying to balance work, marriage, parenting and home schooling?  Are your children adjusting to online …

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#RunForJustice

Siobhan Kenney is a trail runner living in Truckee, CA. Inspired by the nation-wide Black Lives Matter protests that erupted in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, she decided to use her passion for running to raise money for racial justice initiatives with a #RunForJustice. During the entire month of June, she matched her daily …

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Join CWM in Support of the Moral Mass March On Washington, June 20, 2020

This pandemic and economic collapse, along with the recent wave of police brutality and racist murders, have forced this nation into an unprecedented season of crisis and action. Much continues to change day by day, but here is what we know: this emergency results from a deeper and much longer-term crisis, of systemic racism, inequality, …

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Democracy NC, Early Voting 2020

Early Voting 2020

A Message From Democracy NC Early Voting for the 2020 Primary Election kicks off Thursday February 13th — and you don’t want to miss out! You can register (in case you have not) and vote during North Carolina’s 17-day Early Voting period, beginning February 13, through Saturday, February 29 (Leap Day). It’s your chance to …

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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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Civics 101: the 2020 Voting Initiative

PLEASE NOTE OUR RESCHEDULED DATE! 2020 Primary Political Forums Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6:00-8:30p Presidential, U.S. Senate, 9th & 12th Congressional Districts, NC General Assembly Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 6:00-8:30p (cancelled TWICE due to inclement weather!) Rescheduled to: Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Governor, Lt. Governor, County Commission, District …

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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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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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