2012-2013 Draft Agenda is now available

Every two years, the members of NC Women United submit papers on the issues they expect to be important in the upcoming session of the NC General Assembly. These papers are collected into a “Draft Women’s Agenda” which is used as the basis for the discussions at the Women’s Agenda Assemblies. With feedback from those […]


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Announcing Slate of Candidates for 2012-2013 Board

NCWU will meet on Wednesday, June 20 for the annual meeting. One item of business will be the election of the 2012-2013 leadership.


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NCWU Report Card on 2011 Session

NC Women United has released its biennnial report card on the 2011 (long) session of the NC legislature. This year’s summary of the actions related to the NCWU 2011 Women’s Agenda shows little progress on improving women’s status; highlights major setbacks in improving access to health care and equality.


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Apr. 28 Rally in Raleigh

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Message from NC Women United Board Member, Tara Romano: Some of you may be aware that there is an effort across the country to hold rallies in all 50 state capitals on April 28.  This seems to be a grassroots project started by some women in different parts of the country who were frustrated by all that has been going […]


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Join the NCWU team for 2012-2013!

NCWU is recruiting board members with a passion for advocacy on behalf of women and a desire to join a “working board”.


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Consider hosting a 2012 Agenda Assembly!

Volunteer now to organize a Women’s Agenda Assembly in your county!


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Women’s History Month Celebration: March 27

Women's History Month Celebration, Raleigh, March 27, Museum of History

Join NC Women United and its member organizations AAUW NC, Democracy NC, and the Women’s Forum of NC for a networking event to celebrate Women’s History Month. This is sponsored by the NC Council for Women and will be Tuesday evening, March 27.


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Reauthorization of VAWA

Reauthorization of the federal Violence Against Women Act is a priority of the NCWU member organization NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence. A national coalition, the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, 4vawa.org,  has issued an alert to encourage more senators to sign up as co-sponsors of the bill. In NC, […]


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Begin NOW to Prepare for 2012 Women Agenda Assemblies

Planning for the Women’s Agenda Assemblies in the fall of even years starts in the late winter/spring. Those who wish to share issue papers with women across the state, and those who want to plan county-level meetings are asked to contact us now.


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Paige Johnson Receives the 2011 Anne Mackie Award

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Each year, NC Women United presents its Anne Mackie Award to recognize a lifetime contribution to advocacy on behalf of women. The 2011 recipient of the Anne Mackie Award is Paige Johnson, Vice-President of Public Affairs and Communications at Planned Parenthood of Central NC. Paige served as the President of NC Women United during its […]


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