Take a stand and make a public statement in support of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision and the rights it protects. We invite you to join us in signing our annual pro-choice signature ad. You can do so using a form or online.
We have 3 actions to take on national issues. Oppose the House Budget which slashes trillions of dollars from healthcare, food and income assistance, education and more. Oppose HR 38 – giving domestic violence offenders the right to stalk and kill their intimate partners across state lines! Oppose HR 36 – another abortion ban.
College women still need to worry about major issues – safety on and off campus, being treated fairly, being paid fairly, health care coverage, and what happens when they decide to have children. Many don’t realize that the only right guaranteed for women in the Constitution is the right to vote. The Equal Means Equal documentary shows the real status of women, and is being shown at college campuses around NC in September, 2017.
Great turnout at the “I Love The ERA” Cookie Drop on Jun 7, 2017, at the NC Legislative Building. See pix. Our message was for legislators to move the ERA bills out of the Rules Committee, and give them the public hearings they deserve!
Upcoming events in Charlotte with Charlotte NOW.
It’s been almost two months since the Women’s March drew a half million protesters to Washington, an estimated 30,000 people to a sister rally in downtown Raleigh, and people to 12 more marches around NC that same day. The question on everyone’s mind is – “What next?” Four organizers from the Women’s March on Raleigh answer that.
Make sure you know what ‘Equal Pay Day’ signifies – all of the many equal pay days in a year. More about myths on women’s pay, and what you might do about it.
Prof. Gene Nichol really inspired a High School student who went with NC NOW to see Nichol speak on income inequality. The student wrote a paragraph on his experience which began, “I learned so much from a man I knew so little about, that man’s name was Gene R. Nichol.” Read more here.
High School student writes about the time he spent volunteering with NC NOW in March, 2017. His topic is the gender wage gap.
Followup to the women’s marches #1 – contact your Congresswoman or Congressman and tell them We need to let everyone know that it wasn’t an isolated event! We need to keep pressure on Congress and the US Senate.