3. Look for Martin Luther King Events around state.
Raleigh NOW joins the annual MLK march in Raleigh on Monday, Jan 21, 2019, same schedule as usual. Meet on Edenton Street side of Capitol grounds as marchers gather on Edenton Street. Gather at 10:40am. Step-off is at 11am. We’ll go to lunch afterward.
Triad NOW is going to the MLK Breakfast, Jan 21, Benton Convention Center. Free tickets…call the WSChronicle to reserve yours now. March to follow. Leadership team is going…join them as they stand for MLK’s vision and the rights of our African American sisters and their families.
6. March 5, 2019 – ERA event – details coming. Expecting two equal rights bills (one in NC house and one in NC Senate to ratify era in NC) to be filed. Event to mark it that day.
7. March 9, 2019 – noon on Saturday. Triad NOW is hosting their first annual International Women’s Day Luncheon featuring: 3 international caterers, an awesome raffle, and a keynote speaker who will thrill you with her amazing story!
Where: Parkway United Church of Christ, 1465 Irving St., Winston-Salem
Who: NC Our Keynote Speaker is Purity Ruchugo, from Kenya. Ms. Ruchugo arrived in the United States with just $5.