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Women Work For Change In Raleigh
The Women’s Commission is working to increase the collective voice of women in the North Carolina legislature.
October 4, 2006

Charlotte, NC – The Mecklenburg County Women’s Commission is working to increase the collective voice of women and women’s-rights advocates in the North Carolina legislature. The Women’s Commission is hosting the 2007-2008 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Women’s Agenda Assembly.

– The Mecklenburg County Women’s Commission is working to increase the collective voice of women and women’s-rights advocates in the North Carolina legislature. The Women’s Commission is hosting the 2007-2008 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Women’s Agenda Assembly.

- Wednesday, October 25, 2006
- 5 - 8 p.m.
- Hal Marshall County Services Center
- 700 North Tryon Street, Charlotte

Prior to the 2007-2008 session of the N.C. General Assembly, attendees will discuss recommendations for changing public policies to better meet the needs of women and their communities. The cost is $12 and dinner is provided. For registration information, call 704-336-4309.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Women’s Agenda Assembly is presented by the Mecklenburg County Women’s Commission. Invitations have been extended to women from a wide range of social, ethnic, economic, and public interest groups. This assembly is one of many that will be held across the state.

Many issues will be discussed, including aging, access to healthcare, adolescent pregnancy, mental health, employment discrimination, hate crimes, marriage and family, pay equity, domestic violence, and more. Issues that are prioritized become the focus of a lobbying effort before the N.C. General Assembly.




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