Upcoming events later March, April

Events from later March and also April of 2015.  This posting had been waiting to be published for about 3 weeks.  Happens sometimes.  Thanks to Tara Romano of NCWU for many of the events from many organizations.
Sunday, March 8, and Sunday, Mar 29, and Sunday April 19, all in Fayetteville: Fayetteville NOW is co-sponsoring, with Quaker House, the Fayetteville Cumberland Human Relations Council, the Cumberland County Library, a series of 3 “Community Conversations” based on the film “Cracking the Codes.” This documentary portrays many examples and stories that can begin a proactive discussion on the complex issues of race.  All are 3pm to 5pm.  Follow the link for places and more information.

Friday, March 20, Durham: In advance of the Equality NC conference, join the Center for American Progress, Equality NC and others (including NCWU) for an Equality Summit. More info here, including the speakers (many of whom we know). Should be an interesting and engaging event.

Sunday, March 22, Durham: Second installment in a Duke Human Rights Center/Pauli Murray Project film series; looks fantastic.

Location and Times for ALL SESSIONS:
Smith Warehouse Garage, 114 S. Buchanan Blvd. Bay 4
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Free and Open to All
More Information: Barbara Lau – balau at duke.edu, 919-613-6167

Tuesday, March 24, Raleigh: NC UN Women screening – I Am a Girl.
Thursday, March 26, Fayetteville: Fifteenth year of the annual Susan B. Anthony celebration!  Honoring Fayetteville Doctor Carr-Johnson who started a clinic in downtown Fayetteville to service those lacking health care.
Friday, March 27, Raleigh: LWV of Wake County is a Timely Topics luncheon, featuring Laura Leslie discussing the 2015 NCGA session.
You don’t want to miss the March 27 Timely Topics where Laura Leslie from WRAL-TV will talk about what is going on in the State Legislature. Please go to www.lwvwake.org to reserve your place, or call 919-465-1509 – as soon as possible!!
Sunday, April 19, Durham: The Carolina Abortion Fund is conducting its annual fundraiser on Sunday, April 19, the Abortion Access Bowl-A-Thon.  See more at http://www.carolinaabortionfund.org/bowlathon.
This has always been a fun and successful fundraiser for them. Consider donating to a team, or become captain of your own team!  Some of my friends volunteer for them and see the huge need for assistance.
Tuesday, April 21, Raleigh: Please join NC NOW, NCWU and other women’s organizations for our rescheduled Women’s Advocacy Day on Tuesday, April 21. Keynote Speaker Dream Hampton is coming back for this event.  See more details and registration at http://www.ncwu.org/our-programs/womens-advocacy-day/.

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