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 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 […]


Why Women #MoralMarch

  Because we deserve better than the polices we’re being given from the NC General Assembly. All of the issues on the HKonJ agenda affect women uniquely and/or directly. It’s past time our voices were heard. Bring your voice to Raleigh, February 14, 2015. Look for some of us marching under the “women’s rights” banner […]

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We Can Do Better….

You may have heard some stories recently about the problem of sexual assault on campuses across the country. And you may have also heard of some recent efforts to address the issue. We are always happy to see people and institutions take the problem of sexual violence seriously, and we know we need all of us on […]


Looking Back and Ahead as the 2015 North Carolina General Assembly Long Session Begins

Written by: Isabella Higgins, NCWU intern Last week marked the beginning of the North Carolina General Assembly’s long session. In preparation for the 2015 long session, it is important to review legislation and budgeting passed over the last two years. Unfortunately, numerous bills and an inadequate budget were passed in 2013 and 2014 that are […]

Erin Dale Byrd, 2014 AMA recipient

Our 2014 Anne Mackie Award Winner – Erin Dale Byrd

Since 2008, NC Women United has awarded an annual Anne Mackie Award to a long-time advocate working to achieve the full equality for the women and girls of North Carolina. Our criteria for making this award doesn’t focus on any particular issue affecting women and girls, nor does it focus on a particular type of […]