There are No More Excuses – EME – Aug. + Sept. 2017

Women’s Equality Day is the perfect time to get a picture of how unequal things still are for women. This documentary shows you things you may know, but also what you may not realize. Showing in August in Raleigh, Triad, Fayetteville and Asheville. On college campuses around the state in September 2017. More powerful viewing it on the big screen.

What you can do now to spread the word on danger of campus assaults

Recap of successful event on sexual assault on campus which featured documentary subject Annie Clark. What you can do now to reach and protect more students, parents and grandparents. Awareness is key to fix the system that puts students in such danger in the first place. Mostly but not only females are attacked.

What I want for Valentine’s Day is Equal Rights for Women!

The way to equal rights for women is the Equal Rights Amendment. Two of our representatives introduce ERA bills in the NC House and Senate for 2017.

Coverage during and after the Women’s March On Raleigh

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/.

Fayetteville NOW Domestic Violence Awareness Event – 12/3/16

Report of Fayetteville NOW’s an annual wreath-laying ceremony to promote better awareness of domestic violence. This is the eighth year that Fayetteville NOW has done this ceremony and lays a wreath on the grave where domestic violence victim Beryl Mitchell is buried. Fayetteville NOW has a long history of working against violence against women in concrete ways.

Update on Women’s Marches in DC and around US on 1/21/17

Update and history on Women’s March on Washington. Also, look for women’s marches in other cities in North Carolina, including Charlotte and Raleigh.

December plans for Fayetteville, Triad, Asheville and Chlt NOW chapters

December events with Fayetteville NOW, Charlotte NOW, Triad NOW and Asheville NOW. Triangle events in a separate post.

One saved, one lost of the NC 6 plus more

One of the NC6 has been at least temporarily saved, another just deported to the country where her father was murdered. Learn more about how the Durham community fought to get Wildin Acosta back, and how the US is treating certain immigrants at our State Conference on Oct 1, 2016.