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


Why #WEVote

 Thanks to everyone who came out to our “Women’s Night Out” at the Full Frame Theater at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham last week.  Much like a GOTV (“get out the vote”) pep rally two days before early voting was set to begin, NCWU partnered with Action NC to bring Triangle women together to […]


Why #WEVote – NC Moms Speak

Thanks to member NC MomsRising and NCWU’s unofficial filmmaker Rebecca Cerese for another great voting PSA! Early voting has started, and we hope you have made a plan to go vote, and take family and friends (and neighbors and co-workers) with you. Some points to remember: If you haven’t registered, you are out of luck […]

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This Domestic Violence Awareness Month……Go Vote!

We are coming to the end of another Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Today, DVAM is overlapping with the start of early voting here in North Carolina. We hear a lot about domestic violence during DVAM, although not as much as we would like about how we as a society are part of what enables […]


Pepper Sprayed in His Own Home? On Racial Profiling

The below post was cross-posted from Beth Messersmith’s blog on MomsRising’s website. NC MomsRising is a member of NCWU, and Beth is the NC Campaign Director. And we couldn’t agree with her post more. Please sign their petition if you agree.   Imagine your child comes home from high school, letting himself in the door […]


Career Opportunity: We’re Looking for an Intern!

NCWU is an all-volunteer board that is seeking a part-time intern to help with multiple projects over the course of several months. This internship is paid. Office hours will take place at the NC Justice Center in downtown Raleigh. The anticipated start date is during the fall or early winter of 2014. The intern will […]