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URBAN NEWS Gateway to the Multicultural Community

Posted in Home & Community

Voting officially began in North Carolina on Friday, September 9, when the first mail-in ballots became available to the public—a national first.

Early (in-person) voting is set to begin October 20 (see “Good News for Buncombe County Voters” in this issue), due to an extended voting period recently restored by the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. Then on November 8, national Election Day and the last day of voting, the results will begin to trickle in from the presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial races all across the country. Continue reading

Webinar: The Status of Women and Girls: Women's Safety and Economic Security in the States

Posted in Newsflash

Tuesday, September 27, 2016        1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST        

Click here to Register

Join the Economic Security for Survivors Project and IWPR for an in-depth look at The Status of Women in the States report. Participants will explore data on their state’s economic climate and policies that affect survivors' opportunity to achieve safety, as well as the economic circumstances facing older women, millennials, women of color, immigrant households, and same-sex households

"Navigating Gendered Terrain" author Kelly Dittmar discusses gender and political campaigns

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Kelly Dittmar is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University–Camden and Scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. She is the author of Navigating Gendered Terrain: Stereotypes and Strategy in Political Campaigns (Temple University Press, 2015). Dittmar’s research focuses on gender and American political institutions with a particular focus on how gender informs campaigns. Media includes: MSNBC, Melissa Harris Perry, Huffington Post Live, Sirius XM Radio, Ohio Public Radio, Illinois Public Radio.  Watch her on YouTube

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The Genesis Alliance 13th Annual Luncheon & Auction for Helpmate !

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Key Note Speakers: April Burgess-Johnson,
Executive Director of Helpmate, and featuring a domestic violence survivor.
 
Monday, October 17, 2016
11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Asheville Renaissance Hotel

Individual tickets $75

Table Sponsorship available  -  click here for ticket and sponsorship info

Helpmate provides emergency shelter, 24/7 hotline, counseling, court advocacy and education. Last year we provided services to over 2,000 clients.

 

 

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