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.
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”
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.
Going into the New Year, we will not be silent! It is time to make our movement explode onto the scene. SPREAD THE WORD!!! More on the 2017 Women’s March on Raleigh here. #womensmarchonraleigh
December events with Fayetteville NOW, Charlotte NOW, Triad NOW and Asheville NOW. Triangle events in a separate post.
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.
I am inspired by some of President Obama’s speeches, but appalled at his Operation Border Guardian which directs Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to take children (18 years old) and throw them in jails, sometimes private jails (even worse). In implementation, ICE is grabbing these teenagers on their way to school, off school buses, and out ofContinue reading “Shining the light on anti-immigrant program targeting teenagers”
Wildin Acosta’s Durham community managed to keep his case alive in the hearts and minds of his Durham school community, city community, and in the news. Their hard work gives him a chance to plead his asylum case, keeps the ICE raids and deportations in the news, and keeps attention on the terrible way that the United States is treating children, families and individuals. Read it to believe it.
See some Feminist history for yourself! C-Span taped one of the sessions from NOW’s National Conference celebrating NOW’s part in 50 years of progress! Watch at home or with friends!
Fayetteville NOW and Quaker House Win Community Award for Work Against Racism. Next series of “Cracking the Codes” begins in Apr 2016.