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Fayetteville NOW’s 20th SBA Event Honors Police Chief Gina Hawkins, 3/12/19

The Fayetteville Chapter of NOW invites you to the 20th annual Susan B. Anthony Birthday Celebration. This year we are honoring Fayetteville Police Chief GINA HAWKINS. The event is Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Fayetteville. Please register in advance using SBA Event Registration Form.

Fayetteville Police Chief Gina Hawkins, formal picture

Chief Hawkins was hired in 2017 is the first woman and first minority to serve in the permanent position of police chief for Fayetteville.  When she was hired in June of 2017, Fayetteville Observer wrote, “Hawkins has developed a reputation as a no-nonsense cop during her 28 years in law enforcement. She said she sees that as holding people accountable, upholding standards and keeping things on track.” 

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Great Feminist Theatre in Raleigh! (Jan/Feb 2018)

Two great feminist plays coming right up in Raleigh – “What We’re Up Against” on gender discrimination in the workplace and The Vagina Monologues (20 year anniversary!). Support the arts! Support women! Maintain interest in these issues!

1. “What We’re Up Against” from 1992 – so relevant in the #MeToo era!

As the high profile sexual harassment and assault allegations continue, and are validated, this comedy more than resonates.

“Set in a highly competitive architecture firm, What We’re Up Against takes an explosive look at the complicated battle of the sexes raging across Cubicle Land. A funny yet insightful view of what it means to be female in a male-dominated career and one woman’s response when she tires of slamming into the glass ceiling.” (According to a book summary I found online)

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