The final 2018 event of Fayetteville’s “Community Conversations Series” is a discussion with Honorable Superior Court Judge Gregory Weeks (Retired) to discuss his experiences in the justice system and discuss his perspective on racial disparities in this system.
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.
Fayetteville NOW has upcoming events in April and May which it’s doing with other organizations in Fayetteville. There is a community conversations series event in April, and the SPLC director is speaking in Fayetteville on May 15.
Plan to join us at our anniversary women’s march event in 2018. We are planning a women’s rally on Raleigh, with the theme of “Women Leading The Resistance!” on January 20, 2018. Early information here.
Fayetteville NOW, Quaker House, Fayetteville Chapter of the NAACP, and other organizations have been running a video series to open and facilitate discussions on racism. The video is shown and discussed in 3 parts, one part per session for 3 sessions. Each session is standalone and is also useful as part of the series. They haveContinue reading “Encore Presentation of Cracking Codes Starts 10/9/17 in Fayetteville”
Outstanding turnout at a joint event on 6/19/17 exploring racism and incarceration in the US. Event included documentary and a healthy discussion facilitated by Professor at Fayetteville State University.
NOW Urges that Senator(s) filibuster the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch and, should a filibuster fail, vote “no”. Call your US Senator TODAY! Here is what you need to guide you – phone numbers and phone script.
Trying to keep track of press coverage of the WMOR during and after the march. Attendance estimates are now up to 40,000 based on people studying and estimating based on pictures of the actual march. Thanks to Sarah Moncelle for putting this together at https://womensmarchonraleigh.org/press/.
We had a super successful Women’s March On Raleigh (WMOR). Original estimates we heard near the stage were 17,000 people at WMOR while the rally was in progress to 40,000 people with picture analysis! We were expecting 3000-5000 people.
A multiracial, multi-religious, and multi-generational grassroots group of women are planning a Women’s March on Raleigh (WMOR). We are giving voice to thousands of women, connecting them with existing organizations. This is also a solidarity event with the Women’s March on Washington, also taking place January 21st, 2017. Families are welcome! Please join us!