Who We Are

NC Women United (NCWU) is a coalition of progressive organizations and individuals working to achieve the full political, social, and economic equality of all women across North Carolina. NCWU works to build women’s power through grassroots activism, community organizing, legislative advocacy, and engagement in the political process. Learn more



A Day at the NCGA

As you know, we had to cancel our Women’s Advocacy Day last month due to an unexpected batch of North Carolina snow.  While it wasn’t a snowstorm on par with what the Northeast experienced this past winter, it was enough to curtail bus service, cancel schools and give pause to drivers around the state, especially those […]


Accountability and Implementation: Lessons Learned from the 59th Annual Commission on the Status of Women

Author: Isabella Higgins, NCWU Intern In March 2014 I attended the United Nations’ 58th annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) as a WomenNC CSW Fellow. During my weeklong trip NGOs from around the world inspired me as I heard about their work addressing issues such as girls’ access to education, and maternal health; […]

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Women’s Advocacy Day, Part II

We were so, so disappointed when we had to cancel our Women’s Advocacy Day last Tuesday (February 24) due to inclement weather (lousy snow!).  We had over 200 of you registered from around the state, and we were so looking forward to hearing dream hampton speak (and we know you were, too). It was shaping […]


We Will Still Advocate….

Yes, there is inclement weather. And yes, the NC General Assembly as of right now is still open. We will be there because of that, but we do recognize that some of you are coming from far away, and some of you have children who may now be home from school, and some of you […]


Why Are You Coming To Women’s Advocacy Day?

To ensure access to quality, affordable health care. For protection of our voting rights. Because we know quality education makes all the difference. To support the caretakers who support so many of us. For a living wage and affordable child care. To be able to make our own decisions about our body. So many reasons […]