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


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 […]


October is DVAM

The month of October is different things to different people. It’s the first full month of fall, with changing leaves and cooler, longer nights. Some consider October the beginning of the holiday season (kicking off with Halloween, of course).  With pink ribbons everywhere you look, many know it as Breast Cancer Awareness month. It’s also […]


Well Done!

Congratulations to our member the League of Women Voters of North Carolina and our partners the NC NAACP (any many others involved in this suit) for their success in protecting at least some of our voting rights this coming election! The 4th Circuit agreed that some of the new voting restrictions will “no doubt” disenfranchise specific […]


Working Together in North Carolina for Reproductive, Sexual Justice for All

Katherine L. Turner, senior adviser staff at member organization Ipas, wrote the below Op-Ed that appeared in the News and Observer. September 28 is the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion. This is a day to highlight, in meaningful ways and beyond the simplistic rhetoric presented in mainstream media and […]