This tribute to civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis was written and read by NC NOW Administrative Officer Nancy Cook at the 2020 NC NOW State Conference.
If you have not seen this important documentary, Equal Means Equal, now is your chance! If you’ve only seen it once, you may want to see it again. It shows us the real situation of women in the United States. Very intense. We will discuss afterward.
Information about upcoming events in Raleigh – mid January through end of February. Join us at one or all! There are 3 big march events scheduled in this one month period – MLK March, Raleigh Women’s March and Rally and the HKonJ March and Rally.
Events around the state starting 9/4/18, timed with the start of confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court. Kavanaugh is an extremist and would be devastating to all kinds of people and the environment. Link to action as well.
Join Fayetteville NOW at their Women’s Rally on Fayetteville, on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 1pm at the Downtown Market House in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Theme is celebrating Reproductive Rights and the Roe decision.
Be sure to vote. In a municipal election with low voter turnout, your vote counts many times itself. Here are links to the early voting locations, what happened in Charlotte’s primary last month, and a voting PSA from a friend.
NOW Urges that Senator(s) filibuster the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch and, should a filibuster fail, vote “no”. NC NOW joins with statewide progressive groups on March 20, 2017 to explain why Gorsuch is such a bad choice. Phone script available to help you call your US Senators.
NC NOW’s Legislative Update #5 includes Governor Cooper’s proposed budget, dueling HB2 repeal press conferences, and extreme bills to handle cities and universities trying to protect their residents/students who are immigrants. Lawsuits related to the NCGA are being tracked too.
Update and history on Women’s March on Washington. Also, look for women’s marches in other cities in North Carolina, including Charlotte and Raleigh.
Celebrating longtime activist Mandy Carter, as she receives another award, this one from NC Women United. Join us Dec 8, 2016, to celebrate Mandy and the holidays.