Raising the Minimum Wage Will Help Promote Equal Pay for Women


As part of The North Carolina Justic Center’s #WageWeek celebration, they invited partners to contribute to their blog series on the importance of raising the minimum wage. The below piece was written by Bronwen Wade with NC Women United and originally posted on Progressive Voices.  Women earn just 79 cents for every dollar paid to […]


TAKE ACTION! Stop cuts that feed more than 1.7 million North Carolinians

SNAP_Illustration of Nov 1 Cuts_Family of 4

*From our coalition member, the NC Justice Center. Take Action here.*  Recent cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) already mean there are $36 fewer dollars a month available to a family of four who is struggling to put food on the table. The result will create even greater challenges for the 1 in […]


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, […]