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
 

NCWU News

Some Important Truths About the Zika Crisis and Reproductive Freedom

This article originally appeared in NC Policy Watch. It was written by NCWU President and NARAL Pro-Choice Executive Director Tara Romano.  Summer is winding down here in North Carolina, but the heat isn’t going away just yet. And neither are the mosquitoes. In the Southeast, mosquito season can last until November, depending on the timing […]


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Your 2016 Voting FAQ Guide is Here!

Voting rules and regulations have become quite complicated in North Carolina since 2013, with plenty of ups and downs. This fall’s big election will be a test for what we have in place. You may have questions, and we try our best to provide you the answers. Check out this 2016 Voter FAQ here, and see you […]


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On Tomorrow’s 96th Anniversary, the Struggle for Women’s Equality Continues

The following article was originally posted in NC Policy Watch. From NCWU President and NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina Executive Director Tara Romano. Tomorrow, August 26, is celebrated as Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 1920 certification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. This amendment proclaimed that “the right of citizens of the United States […]


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North Carolina: Big talk but little real action in protecting pregnant workers

The following article was originally posted in NC Policy Watch. From NCWU President and NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina Executive Director Tara Romano. One of the less-well-reported aspects of North Carolina’s notorious HB2 law as it originally read was a provision thatremoved state protections from on-the-job discrimination (a protection later added back in, but in a […]


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My grandmother, voter ID and the federal courts

This article by NCWU President Tara Romano originally appeared in NC Policy Watch. NCWU and our members/partners believe in free and fair elections, with full transparency of elections rules and regulations, and equal access to the ballot. Over the past few years, no proponents of strict voter ID laws have been able to point to […]


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