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Another busy week of activism

Moral Mondays 2 [1]The General Assembly doesn’t return to Raleigh until next Tuesday for a brief (hopefully) veto session, but there will be plenty of action in the the policy world this week as well. 

Tomorrow in Raleigh, House Republicans will be holding a fundraiser at the exclusive and recently integrated Carolina Country Club on Glenwood Aveue. Meanwhile, worker advocates and progressive activists will be picketing outside from 4:30 to 6:00. Click here for more information [2].

On Thursday in Raleigh there will be another workers’ rights action — this one to support the burgeoning movement for low wage workers — especially in the fast food industry. The event is scheduled for 3:30 at Matin Street Baptist Chuch. Click here for more information [3].

Finally, of course, on Wednesday — the actual 50 th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington — activist will gather in 13 sites throughout the state in a series of events led by the North Carolina NAACP.

Here are the updated details:

Taking the Dream Home: Forward Together movement rallies across North Carolina on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

We’ve returned from the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the March on Washington in D.C. and we’re ready to take the dream home to North Carolina! 

 To find what district you live in, click HERE [4]

 Programs begin at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28th 

Please see location corrections in bold

Congressional District 1 – Elizabeth City
Click Here to Download Flyer [5]
Museum of the Albemarle Front Lawn
501 S. Water St. Elizabeth City, NC  
https://www.facebook.com/events/558459654189460/ [6]

Congressional District 2 – Dunn
Click Here to Download Flyer [7]
Dunn City Hall
401 East Broad St. Dunn, NC
https://www.facebook.com/events/504908656264583/ [8]

Congressional District 3 – Greenville
Click Here to Download Flyer [9]
Pitt County Courthouse
102 3rd St. Greenville, NC  
https://www.facebook.com/events/203905943103625/?context=create [10]

Congressional District 4 – Chapel Hill
Click Here to Download Flyer  [11]
Peace & Justice Plaza
179 E. Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC 
https://www.facebook.com/events/139042092973213/ [12]

Congressional District 5 – Boone
Click Here to Download Flyer [13]
Harvest House
247 Boone Heights Dr. Boone, NC
https://www.facebook.com/events/187542724751878/ [14]

Congressional District 6 – Greensboro
Click Here to Download Flyer [15]
S. Elm St. & E. Lee St. Downtown Park
201 E. Lee St. Greensboro, NC
https://www.facebook.com/events/1409413555937750/?context=create [16]

Congressional District 7 – Wilmington
Click Here to Download Flyer [17]
Innis Park in Downtown Wilmington
3rd St. and Princess St. Wilmington, NC  
https://www.facebook.com/events/393918424042316/ [18]

Congressional District 8 – Concord
Click Here to Download Flyer [19]
MLK Memorial on Cabarrus Ave.
Parking at 484 Cabarrus Ave. Concord, NC
https://www.facebook.com/events/525566294178407/?context=create [20]

Congressional District 9 – Charlotte
Click Here to Download Flyer [21]
Marshall Park
800 E. 3rd St. Charlotte, NC  
https://www.facebook.com/events/688636177828491/?context=create [22]

Congressional District 10 – Lincolnton
Click Here to Download Flyer [23]
Lincolnton Courthouse
1 Court Square Lincolnton, NC  
https://www.facebook.com/events/153986511463040/ [24]

Congressional District 11 – Sylva
Click Here to Download Flyer [25]
Bridge Park in Downtown Sylva
76 Railroad Ave. Sylva, NC  
https://www.facebook.com/events/400733116699162/?context=create [26]

Congressional District 12 – Winston-Salem
Click Here to Download Flyer [27]
Corpening Plaza
231 W. 1st St. Winston-Salem, NC
https://www.facebook.com/events/462516277180382/?context=create [28]

Congressional District 13 – Raleigh
Click Here To Download Flyer [29]
Wake County Courthouse
316 Fayetteville St. Raleigh, NC  
https://www.facebook.com/events/571358732900739/?context=create [30]