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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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Women United March 2019 Speakers

We are pleased to announce the following schedule of events and speakers for the Women United March,  January 26, 2019: Headliners include renowned co-keynote speakers Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court Anita Earls, and Director of the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace & Social Justice Rabbi Judith Schindler. The day’s events kick off in …

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What SHE said … Remarkable Remarchable Speakers

Remarchable Women, the anniversary of the Women’s March on Charlotte, presented an amazing group of speakers in First Ward Park on Saturday morning, January 20th.  This Speaker’s Forum represented Charlotte’s diversity and gave voice to our goal of equity and equality for all.  Speakers provided strategies for us to make a difference in our communities. …

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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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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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