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March 2019

March 21: Healing, Hope and Recovery (Raleigh)

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E Edenton St
Raleigh, NC 27601
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Join the NC Council of Churches, people of faith, and the community alike for a summit on the opioid epidemic in North Carolina. Come learn more about the opioid crisis, and hear from fellow North Carolinians who have been personally impacted. We will also use this time to collectively discuss solutions moving forward. This event is free and open to the public. If you have any questions, please contact the North Carolina Council of Churches at info@ncchurches.org or 919-828-6501.

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March 28: 2019 Legislative Seminar (Raleigh)

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
North Raleigh United Methodist Church, 8501 Honeycutt Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
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$15 – $25

Whether you are new to grassroots advocacy or have been engaged in this critical work for some time, the NC Council of Churches' Legislative Seminar offers the opportunity to hear updates on issues being discussed at the General Assembly, network with others who share your concerns, and learn how you can make a difference. This seminar is unique in North Carolina in bringing together people of faith to learn ways we can impact legislation in our state.

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March 28: Creating a Shared Vision for NC Schools: Community Forum ( Charlotte)

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Aldersgate Life Plan Communities, 3800 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215
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What are the most pressing issues for public education advocates this legislative session? Join us for a community forum in Charlotte with parent advocates and leaders in public education. Learn about policies affecting our state and community, what needs to change and the type of investments and advocacy we need more of. This event is FREE! Click here to RSVP.

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March 30: Women of Color Empowerment Brunch (Durham)

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$10 – $45

The Women of Color Empowerment Brunch provides a safe space for women who identify with the African diaspora to fellowship over food and positive energy while discussing issues that affect their lives and well-being as Black women and women of color. The intention is to provide a space for conversation, education, and leadership, as well as empowerment. The brunch will feature Durham County Commissioner Brenda Howerton, North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Anita Earls, and former Black Panther Chair & CEO…

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March 30: Naturalization Workshop (Raleigh)

March 30 @ 9:00 am
NC Advocates for Justice, 1312 Annapolis Dr
Raleigh, NC 27608
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NCAAT is working to increase the number of LPRs applying for citizenship by hosting workshops to provide application assistance. Our staff and volunteers will help verify applicants’ eligibility for citizenship, complete and file their citizenship applications (form N-400) and prepare their fee waiver requests if they cannot afford the filing fee. These workshops are offered at no cost for attendees whose registration is confirmed in advance. Our next workshop will be held in Raleigh on Saturday, March 30, 2019, co-sponsored…

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March 30: Mi Familia Importa/ My Family Matters (Charlotte)

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
4938 Central Ave, 4938 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC
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ENGLISH BELOW Únase a nosotros para la segunda caminata anual en conmemoración de todo lo que Dolores Huerta y Cesar Chavez han hecho en defensa de los inmigrantes, los trabajadores, y las mujeres! En la época de Trump, nuestras familias están bajo ataque. Últimamente, Trump declaró su FALSA EMERGENCIA en la frontera. Pero algunas de las EMERGENCIAS VERDADERAS que estamos enfrentando son: - ICE está llevando a cabo una campaña de terror contra familias inmigrantes - Niños han muerto en…

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April 2019

April 2: Creating a Shared Vision for NC Schools: Community Forum (Goldsboro)

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First African Baptist Church, 803 Harris St
Goldsboro, NC 27530
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What are the most pressing issues for public education advocates this legislative session? Join us for a community forum with parent advocates and leaders in public education. Learn about policies affecting our state and community, what needs to change and the type of investments and advocacy we need more of. The event is FREE! RSVP here. Co-hosted by WAYne Forward and the Goldsboro Wayne Branch of NAACP.

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April 6: Clinica de Carta Poder (Hillsborough)

April 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Whitted Human Services Center Complex, 300 W. Tryon Street
Hillsborough, NC
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Asista a esta Clinica GRATUITA de Carta Poder para prepararse usted y su familia en case de deportación. *********************** Attend this clinic for power of attorney and prepare yourself and your family in case of a deportation.

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June 2019

June 23: Durham Refugee Day (Durham)

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Come and celebrate Durham's refugee and immigrant communities at Durham Refugee Day on Sunday, June 23rd from 3-6pm at Durham Central Park (501 Foster St., Durham). Durham Refugee Day celebrates the contributions and cultures of our refugee and immigrant communities and provides an opportunity to stand in solidarity with these neighbors. This is a family-friendly event with live music, activities for kids, and food vendors from around the world. Please join us! Hosted by Church World Service-Durham, World Relief-Durham and…

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