Coronavirus Exposes NC Unemployment Benefit Cruelty, Worse Burden on Women

The coronavirus is a catastrophe for low paid workers. With women filling the majority of these jobs, the tragedy of unemployment and the lack of adequate unemployment insurance will fall disproportionately on them. NC’s meager unemployment compensation program is both callous and bad for the economy. The NCGA must fix these deficiencies in unemployment compensation and improve situations for women and families with laws to help them survive the pandemic and beyond.

Easy action to help Expand Medicaid in NC (June 2019)

Do this and be part of something bigger (From Coalition on health care in NC):
Make a sign telling your lawmaker why Health Care Can’t Wait. Snap a selfie holding your sign. Email it to healthactionnc@gmail.com to be included in a slideshow showcasing the actions across the state to push out on social media. Please include your location in the email.

2019 Raleigh Women’s March Speakers and Quotes

Quotes from some of the speakers and performers at the 2019 Raleigh Women’s March. Such impressive speakers and would prefer to be able to capture each speech, but here are some pearls of wisdom.

Durham, First Human and Women’s Rights City in North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: NC Coalition For CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women) CONTACTS: Melissa Peters, http://www.womennc.org, melissa.peters@womennc.org Gailya Paliga, http://www.northcarolinanow.org, president@raleighnow.org Durham, First Human and Women’s Rights City in North Carolina Raleigh, NC, 8/5/18 – The Durham City Council passed a resolution endorsing the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination AgainstContinue reading “Durham, First Human and Women’s Rights City in North Carolina”

What do you know about “Equal Pay Day”?

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.