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WomenNC announces 10 CSW Scholars in 10th Anniversary

In light of recent controversies and current events dividing our nation, we are reminded of the ongoing critical need to raise a generation that honors women’s human rights. WomenNC is pleased in honor of its 10th anniversary to announce the 2018-2019 cohort of 10 passionate, powerful local college and university students who will take part […]

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Progress Report – October 2018

We successfully expanded the Juanita M. Bryant Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Leadership Training program to include 10 local college and university students for 2018-2019. We have expanded our university partnerships to include Bennett College, Duke University, North Carolina State University, and UNC Chapel Hill. We secured a partnership with the RTI Global […]

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Press Release: Passage of CEDAW Resolution in City of Durham

The Durham City Council passed a resolution endorsing the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) unanimously on August 6, 2018 in their general meeting. “The City of Durham is dedicated to ensuring that women and girls can thrive here in our community. The passage of this CEDAW resolution, as well as the creation […]

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Cities for CEDAW policy report

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Denver for CEDAW completed a policy analysis of the current status of Cities for CEDAW in the US. The report (linked below) includes a review of the status of implementation and adoption of CEDAW ordinances and resolutions across the US, a (simple) legal analysis, as well as best practices for a gender analysis. We also […]

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2017-18 CSW Fellowship News

New for this year! This year our CSW Fellows will be selected by our local partner colleges and universities. WomenNC is not accepting applications directly. Our main advocacy work this year will continue to be focused on cities in North Carolina to implement Cities for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. We join leading advocates […]

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3rd Quarter Achievement Report

Dear team members, I would like to thank all of you for the great work that you have done to pull your committees together, to write your annual plans, and to make WomenNC’s operation smooth in a such short period of three month! The following is the highlights of our amazing achievements: Advocacy program To […]

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September 25, 2016 Newsletter

Cora Cole-McFadden, Durham Mayor Pro Tempore, to Speak at Fall Event We are very pleased to announce that Ms. Cole-McFadden, Durham Mayor Pro Tempore and Durham City Council Member, is to speak at our Fall Event, CEDAW and Fellowship: Voices for Women. Ms. Cole-McFadden has been vocal in her support of the creation of a […]

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August 25, 2016 Newsletter

CSW Fellowship Application Open Until September 25th Encourage the young women in your life to apply for the CSW Fellowship. Applications are due on midnight on September 25th. WomenNC UN CSW Fellowships are awarded to young women and men to conduct original gender equity research in City of Durham following the principles of the UN […]

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August 10, 2016 Newsletter

This past July, WomenNC appointed new board and committee members for the following committees: Advocacy, the Convention on the Status of Women Fellowship, Events, Fund Development and Public Relations. Get to know the board members for each of the committees by reading the bios below. Advocacy Committee Jamie Cole is the Policy Advocate for the […]

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WomenNC Announces New Members for its 2015-16 Board of Directors and Committees

New WomenNC Board and Committee Members Announced Board and Committee members recently chosen by WomenNC will serve from 2015-2016 Raleigh, July 14, 2014 -WomenNC kicked off an exciting sixth year with a volunteer reception in July. The organization welcomed twenty new members and is happy to introduce its latest group of passionate volunteers, who collectively […]

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