Upcoming Events in Raleigh – mid January thru February 2019

Information about upcoming events in Raleigh – mid January through end of February. Join us at one or all! There are 3 big march events scheduled in this one month period – MLK March, Raleigh Women’s March and Rally and the HKonJ March and Rally.

Raleigh Women’s March Is 1/26/19!

We are excited about the 3rd Raleigh Women’s March event. Join us to celebrate women rising up and running for office and winning. Hear from women who are making a difference.

October #StopKavanaugh Events – Women are Rising Up! 2018

#StopKavanaugh rallies and protests in NC the first week of October. After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified, and Brett Kavanaugh had a major meltdown in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the country!! Protests are popping up. Hope you can attend at least one. The passionate speakers all have lots to say about how unfit this #SCOTUS candidate is.

Kavanaugh confirmation is in serious trouble. 9/18/18

Many topics were covered at the 9/18/18 #StopKavanaugh protest, including the threat Kavanaugh poses to disabled people, his views and comments about Native Hawaiians’ rights, and the current status of Kavanaugh’s situation thanks to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation of sexual assault. The article includes links to the speeches on threats to disabled people and how the confirmation situation is in serious trouble. Speakers were at the Tuesdays With Tillis rally in front of Senator Thom Tillis’ office. Tillis is on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

“Dare To Struggle, Dare To Win” Message at #StopKavanaugh Rally on 9/11/18

We had many exceptional speakers at the #StopKavanaugh rally at Senator Thom Tillis’ office on 9/11/18. Five of of our regulars spent days in Washington DC at the #KavanaughConfirmationHearings. Four of five of them got arrested as part of their protesting. Rev. Dr. Portia Rochelle, president of the Raleigh/Apex NAACP spoke of dangers of KavanaughContinue reading ““Dare To Struggle, Dare To Win” Message at #StopKavanaugh Rally on 9/11/18″

NC’s Marches For Science (2018)

Again in 2018, citizens have the opportunity to publicly show their respect for and appreciation of Science in the face of the Trump administration’s demonstrated disdain for Science. Some cities are hosting Marches for Science this year – Raleigh and Greensboro NC on April 14, 2018 for sure. Western NC has an option in SC on April 21, 2018. Female and male scientists are featured. The Raleigh March For Science includes special activities for children.

Bus to Rally in DC Against Fake Clinics (CPCs) Telling Lies – 3/20/18

The Supreme Court said in November 2017 that it would decide whether it violates free speech guarantees for California to require “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs) to tell patients the truth about access to contraception services and abortion assistance. Opening arguments start this month (March 20, 2018) and pro-choice activists will be there to rally on the side of truth!! One day trip.

Events Against Gun Violence – RTP Area, 2018

The latest souped up rifle massacre in Parkland Florida on Valentines Day (2/14/18) may have more of a lasting impact that previous ones. These high schools students aren’t willing to put up with the status quo, and are pushing for change, reigniting people to fight for common sense laws.

Coverage of NC’s 9 Women’s Marches and Rallies on 1/20/18

The Women’s Marches this year (2018) are a way to celebrate what we have accomplished over the last year and demonstrate to each other that we’re all still here fighting together for a better future. Here are links to press coverage of the 9 women’s march anniversary events we knew about.