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


Today’s Tax Day, Let’s Not Forget Lawmakers Axed NC’s EITC

Unless lawmakers reverse course, nearly one million North Carolina families will claim the state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for the last time today, bringing pain to individual families and the state’s economy. Last year, North Carolina lawmakers put an end to the tax credit and subsequently pursued deep tax cuts that primarily benefit the […]


We Trust Women

Arbitrary bans on virtually non-existent procedures as well as spiteful bans on much needed insurance coverage of abortion care were passed this past legislative session in North Carolina. Medically inaccurate statements are now mandated in school sex ed programs and medically unnecessary procedures were proposed as requirements to obtain an abortion. We saw seemingly random […]

beth at remarkable women event 2014

Make History for Women – Close the Wage Gap!

“Do you think there are some jobs only for girls, and some jobs only for boys?” asked Beth Messersmith (NC Moms Rising) to the kids gathered at Marbles Kids Museum for our Women’s History Month event. “No!” – even the kids know that’s silly. Now that we’ve established that there’s no reason women can’t do the same jobs […]


Happy Women’s History Month!

NCWU Commemorates Women’s History Month March is Women’s History Month! Hopefully, you’ve had a chance to follow our series on Twitter @NCWU and Facebook. We will also join the community and our members as part of three events: On Sunday, March 23, NCWU, along with members NC Moms Rising and AAUW NC, will co-sponsor the Women’s History Month celebration, Remarkable Women, Remarkable YOU! at the Marbles Children’s […]

LWV ACA session

Open Enrollment Period for the ACA Ends March 31 – Get Covered!

League of Women Voters ACA info session Open enrollment for insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ends March 31. If you haven’t signed up yet, there is still time. And if you have questions about the process, help is available right here in North Carolina! Although the NC General Assembly opted neither to expand Medicaid […]