CH NOW: Peaceful March in RBG’s Honor in Chapel Hill – 9/23/20

Chapel Hill NOW members took part in a peaceful march to honor the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg at noon on Wednesday, September 23.  The event was arranged by Rosemary Waldorf, a former mayor of Chapel Hill. This gave participants an opportunity to demonstrate their respect for Justice Ginsburg’s lifelong commitment to justice, their sorrow at her passing, and their dedication to the principles she defended so tirelessly.

NC NOW Statement on George Floyd Murder and Changes Needed

The injustice of systemic racism and discrimination must come to an end. We pledge to work individually and as a group to do whatever is necessary to support our brothers and sisters who have suffered for too long under the present system. Racial justice is a feminist issue as well as a national issue. We call for the following.

Press Release: Online Rally on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women on 4/25/20

On Saturday, April 25th, families of victims along with state-wide women’s organizations will host a Facebook live gathering that focuses on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and People (MMIWGP). This online event will go from 10am to 1pm EST. A host of speakers and performers are participating in this online rally. This is a call to action for activists, supporters and families to raise awareness, attention and bring justice to the many indigenous women and girls who have disappeared or have been murdered in NC. 

Insiders View of Raleigh Women’s March – 1/26/20

We are so very excited about the Raleigh Women’s March on Sunday, Jan 26, 2020! See video inviting you to Raleigh Women’s March here. You may recognize someone in this one ;-). The march begins at the Legislative Building at 16 W. Jones St and ends up at Halifax Mall. We have great speakers andContinue reading “Insiders View of Raleigh Women’s March – 1/26/20”

Protests Make A Difference!

Get those marching shoes on! Long time study says protests make a difference! This 2018 Stanford study shows that both liberal and conservative protests have had a real impact on U.S. House elections, based on 30 years of data.  “On average, a wave of liberal protesting in a congressional district can increase a Democratic candidate’sContinue reading “Protests Make A Difference!”

Impeachment Important Even At The Holidays – Rallies Around NC on 12/17/19

Some wondered if people outside the DC Beltway care about the impeachment hearings on Capitol Hill? That was answered with a Hell, yes! by the many impeachment rallies held across NC and in states across the nation.

Remember My Name Domestic Violence Vigil – 10/10/19 in Fayetteville

Join Fayetteville NOW members as Fayetteville  pauses to remember DV victims this year as they do every year. Annual “Remember My Name Domestic Violence Vigil” is on Thursday, Oct 10, 2019. This event recognizes those individuals who have died during the past year as a result of domestic violence.