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Forum responds to Perdue’s decision

Forum President Pat Orrange was interviewed by News and Observer columnist Barry Saunders about the implications of Beverly Perdue's decision not to seek re-election. Link to N&O Column from Jan. 30.

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Update on Getting out the Female Vote

The Forum is continuing efforts that focus on getting out the female vote in 2012. In NC, 60.5% of women registered voters went to the polls in 2004 compared to 72.6% in 2008. Check out the introduction to the project and contact us if

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Congratulations to two members

The Women's Forum congratulates two of its members for their success in this fall's election:
  • Nancy McFarlane, elected mayor of Raleigh
  • Gale Adcock, reelected to a seat on the Cary Town Council.
They serve as role models for increasing the proportion of women in public service.

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NC Governor’s Conference for Women – Nov. 2

Join Forum members at the North Carolina Governor's Conference for Women, www.ncwomensconference.com, on Wednesday, November 2 at the Charlotte Convention Center.

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April 12: Equal Pay Day in NC

Gov. Perdue proclaimed Tuesday, April 12, as "North Carolina Equal Pay Day" to recognize the continued disparity in earnings between male and female workers in America.

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News

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 […]

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Attend a virtual Women’s Forum Conference

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

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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.

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