Women’s Forum 2016 Spring Meeting

Join us for our biannual gathering of annual Women’s Forum members. All events will be at the NC State University Club.

Recruitment and Networking Reception
Friday, May 20

5:30 – 7:00 pm
Wine, cheese and light hors d’oeuvres. Learn about the Forum and hear from its president, Valerie Fields.

Business Meeting and Workshop on Safety and Security in the Community
Saturday, May 21

The Conference workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will focus on inspiring Forum members and guests through information and suggestions to better understand and act on crucial community and safety issues. Panelists will explore the issues of community review boards and policing, domestic violence and women who are incarcerated, policy impacts and the role of the legislature, county commissions, and cities. An overarching theme will be the importance and significance of mental health issues and policy. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss the issues with the panelists in small groups.

Agenda Highlights (Detailed Agenda)

8:30 Registration and continental breakfast
9:00 Business Meeting
10:00 Panel Discussion
11:00 Small group discussions with panelists
12:00 Presentation on community policing legislatrion
12:30 Lunch
1:30 New Member Orientation


WF Adopts Resolution Calling for Repeal of HB2

At its Spring 2016 Meeting the Women’s Forum adopted the following: Resolution Calling for the Repeal of HB2, the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act enacted as S.L. 2016-3 WHEREAS, on February 22, 2016, the Charlotte City Council approved a local ordinance that adds marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression […]


Attend a virtual Women’s Forum Conference

Video archive of the April 2, 2016, Women’s Forum regional conference.


Women’s Forum 2016 Spring Meeting

Along with networking, the Spring 2016 meeting of the Women’s Forum will focus on Safety and Security in the Community and related legislation.