Women’s Health

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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Legislative Update and Call to Action

A Message from Democratic Women of North Carolina (DWNC) and Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (PPSA) Greetings, The NC Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act on Friday afternoon, and the full Senate will vote on this bill Monday afternoon. The House bill will be voted on in Rules Committee next, and likely the …

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March for Women’s Health

Join the CWM Women’s Health Committee Jane McDermott Shaefer and Mickie Hall are co-chairs of the Women’s Health Committee.  The overarching committee purpose is to support women’s health, specific activities include: Promote reproductive rights, through legislative action on bills at federal and state level; Identification and dissemination of volunteer activities; Support and develop candidates for …

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Celebration of Women’s Autonomy

Please join the Reproductive Rights Coalition of Charlotte in a Celebration of Women’s Autonomy 11:30 on January 22 the corner of Trade & Tryon   Monday, January 22nd  will be the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.   Anti-abortion groups have announced plans to conduct their annual “ Memorial” of what they call the “infamous …

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Call re: CHIP, ACA, Bump Stocks

WEEKLY CALLS FOR OCTOBER 12 •URGE BOTH SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES TO RENEW FUNDING FOR CHIP Federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which covers about 9 million children in the U.S., has now expired because Congressional leaders did not renew its funding by Sept. 30 as required by law. The CHIP program provides …

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NCGA Special Session: What You Need to Know

This Friday, August 18, state lawmakers will begin a special session with the sole purpose of redistricting and redrawing North Carolina’s legislative maps. After a series of state and federal court rulings, the NCGA must redraw 28 legislative districts (nine Senate, 19 House) that were found to be unconstitutionally and racially gerrymandered from maps drawn in …

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