McGuire: ERA Activities in NC – Fall 2020

Exciting news and opportunities on upcoming ERA activities this fall from NC NOW and AAUW-NC member Denny McGuire.  

The ERA-NC Alliance is partnering with VoteEquality.US, which is taking its glammed-up ERA RV throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia in September, October and November 2020.  The RV volunteers plan to cover 3,000 miles on this tour.

See the planned stops at Vote Equality Southern Tour.

Vote Equality RV

The RV will make stops in cities and at college campuses to promote the ERA and educate voters about a near future that will include the 28th Amendment as part of the U.S. Constitution. The RV tour will travel to 11 other non-ratified states in the South and West before Nov. 3. VoteEquality.US is a new national organization that grew out of VaRatifyERA, which shepherded Virginia to ratification in January of 2020. 

The NC tour starts in Rocky Mount on Sunday September 28 and moves west from there, stopping in Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Durham, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Charlotte, Boone, Asheville, Pembroke, Wilmington and Fayetteville before returning to Raleigh for a few final days. You can Check out the tour schedule and find out how you can get involved. Please note that the stops within the cities and towns are still being confirmed and the web site will be updated.

What can you do? ‘

  • Tell your friends and fellow members about the tour.
  • Encourage friends and family in these cities to go meet the RV.
  • Join as a volunteer to spread the word and contribute excitement.
  • Put out signs on constitutional equality – here’s the new Vote Equality sign from ERA-NC Alliance. Your NC NOW friends may be able to get you one.

Other ERA-NC Alliance gear here.

NC NOW is part of the ERA-NC Alliance, as are Association of American University Women of NC (AAUW-NC), League of Women Voters-NC (LWV-NC), Professional Women of NC (BPW-NC), and WomenNC among others. Some of NC NOW’s officers and board members have gone on to lead it, including co-founder Marena Groll and current co-president Lori Bunton.


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