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David Price
CH office 919.967.7924
DC office 202.225.1784
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Kay Hagan
Raleigh office 919.856.4630
DC office toll free 877.852.9462
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Richard Burr
WS office 800.685.8916
DC office 202.224.3154
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Upcoming Events

WILPF supports NAACP-led protests against extremist General Assembly policies. WILPF, a member of the HKonJ Coalition, encourages our members and friends to support and participate in upcoming protests, rallies and actions. For the latest information and to keep updated, go to: http://www.naacpnc.org.



Triangle WILPF Meeting 3/14 follow– up DATES AND ACTION ALERTS

Raise Up 15
Many thanks to Louisha Barnette, Raise Up 15, for joining us to honor International Working Women’s Day by sharing information about the critically important Raise Up 15 campaign. This campaign, under the umbrella of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is fighting for a living wage and fair working conditions for fast food workers, home health care workers, adjunct professors, and airport workers.
  • Monday, March 23, 6:30-8:30pm, Chapman Hall, Room 201, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill
    Mary Kay Henry, SEIU president, will be speaking about the campaign
  • Thursday, March 26, 7-9pm, Duke United Methodist Church, 504 W. Chapel Hill Street, Durham
    Raise Up 15 Rally
  • Wednesday, April 15, national Raise Up 15 Day of Action
    https://www.facebook.com/RaiseUpfor15
    Actions all day long, starting at 5am at the McDonalds next to Shaw University in Raleigh (where we gather for HKonJ)
    Register here for bus leaving Chapel Hill at 3:45pm:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/340578899484739
    For afternoon carpooling contact Miriam Thompson 917-825-0884 (cell)/ mthompson015@nc.rr.com. For more information contact Louisa Barnette at louishabarnette@gmail.com



Water Committee
URGENT! John Wagner and Lib Hutchby urge everyone to write a paragraph via website or postcard/letter to oppose opening our NC coast to off shore drilling by MARCH 30.

• Visit Bureau of Ocean Energy Management comment docket at www.regulations.gov . On this website you will see a blue “Comment Now” button located on the right-hand side of the screen. Click the button and you will be taken to a form that will allow you to submit your comment. You will be asked to include your contact info with your comments.
• or mail to:
Mr. Geoffrey L. Wikel, Acting Chief, Division of Environmental Assessment
Office of Ocean Energy Management
381 Elden Street, Herndon VA 20170-4817



Wednesday, March 25, 2pm, Buckhorn United Methodist Church, Hwy 42, Corinth
Stop Coal Ash Dumping Prayer Vigil


The Moncure/Brickhaven communities are fighting Duke's coal ash dump that is planned for their neighborhoods. This is a very short distance from the proposed dump. Triangle WILPF members joined the weekly picket line of the Moncure Plywood workers every week for over a year – now this same community is under attack and needs our support again.



Community-based Police Review Boards
  • Saturday, April 11, 3-5pm, Rogers Road Community Center, 101 Edgar Street, Chapel Hill
    Town Meeting on Community-based Police Review Boards
    SPONSORED BY TRIANGLE WILPF and co-sponsored by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP
    Rev. Nelson Johnson, Beloved Community Center in Greensboro and Diane Standard, Durham Civilian Police Review Board will share information about their work with community-based Police Review Board and initiatives. Rev. Johnson is the primary spokesperson for House Bill 193 which would grant investigative and subpoena powers to police review boards and remove bariers to seeing individual officers’ records on a case-case basis.


Selma
Thanks to Lib Hutchby and Ruth Zalph for reporting on their trip to the Selma 50th Anniversary March (and to Dick Paddock who made the trip too).


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Steering Committee - Lori Hoyt, Lucy Lewis, Dick Paddock, Miriam Thompson. Email contact: Jenn Lewis at wilpfmail@gmail.com