Women’s Equality Day events happen around the state and the country on Aug 26. Moore County NAACP-Women in NAACP and League of Women Voters – Moore County held a rally and a march. They were joined by other allies. They held a rally and then marched a petition over to Rep. Jimmie Boles office, about 3 blocks from rally. Women have waited too long for equal rights by law. We need ERA NOW!
Here are some upcoming Fayetteville NOW Events – alone or in coalition with other organizations. Note especially their Women’s Equality Day Celebration on Sunday, Aug. 25. Aug 11 is the date of the Candidate’s forum for Congressional District 9 election. The election itself is 9/10/19. Please be informed and vote.
NINE Women’s March anniversary events are being planned in NC so far. These are for January 20th, 2018. Triad – Women’s March On The Polls, 12-3pm, Corpening Plaza, 231 W First St, Winston-Salem facebook.com/triadwomensmarch Raleigh – Women’s Rally On Raleigh, 9-1, Raleigh NC. Theme is “Women Leading The Resistance!” https://www.facebook.com/events/1611316172263531/ Charlotte – Charlotte’s Women’s March, 10am-2pm,Continue reading “And then there were nine (Women’s March Anniversary Events in NC)”
Some upcoming events in Oct 2017 which either are about the Equal Rights Amendment or include it.
Join us at our 2017 State Conference on Saturday, Oct 21, 2017, from 9am-4pm. We have exciting speakers and interesting workshops. Come get excited and get some skills. We are Mobilizing Women NOW!
Have you called your Senators yet to tell them to vote AGAINST the latest terrible Trumpcare proposal? Please do. We *MUST* persist. See what is in the latest bad bill, and where to call and write.
We had a full house at the Equal Means Equal showing and event at UNC-CH on 9/15/17. Pictures and insights here.
The Durham County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution endorsing the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) unanimously on September 11, 2017 in their general meeting. The Cities For CEDAW coalition, led by WomenNC, made this happen. Durham will be the first NC city to benefit by the system that Cities For CEDAW puts into place at the local level.
July/August NC NOW newsletter documents some of the NOW and related activities around the state.
Read about our second Women’s Equality Day March and Rally in Durham. The theme was Women Rise Up, and our speakers gave voice to problems women face and actions people can take. The event was on a beautiful day and in a beautiful place – the American Tobacco Campus in Durham, NC.