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LWVCM co-sponsors Candidates' Forum

Download the Flyer here: CANDIDATES' FORUM

CO-SPONSORS: League of Women Voters Charlotte Mecklenburg, Charlotte Women's March, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Communidad Collectiva, National Organization for Women, Charlotte Black Women's Caucus, Latin American Leadership-Civic Engagement Committee, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, Health Care Justice NC, YWCA Central Carolinas, UP Charlotte, MomsRising, Muslim Women of the Carolinas

CIVICS 101

Everyone is invited to register for the Fall 2018 Civics 101 course. Civics 101 is a 5-week, one-evening-per-week course led by current and former government officials in a face-to-face format. The course begins September 24th and runs weekly through October 23rd.

Click on CIVICS 101 for more information.

Registration is on a first come first served basis and costs $60.00. Registration is complete when payment is received AND the online registration is completed.

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If you prefer to send a paper registration, you can download the form here:

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You need a League T-Shirt!

To be more visible at community events and to promote Vote 411.org election information, wear our new attractive, affordable t-shirt.

The official League shirt is available at Big Frog Custom TShirts in Charlotte. You can order here at http://lowvbigfrogshirt.bigcartel.com/ for $13.35 plus tax. ($15 for 2x size).

Click on the shirt to start the process. Big Frog will arrange shipping for a fee (call 704-919-0038) or pick it up at their store in Ballantyne, 3429 Toringdon Way.

2018 Annual Meeting Featured Judge Norelli

Our 2018 Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, June 7 from 6 to 8:30 pm.

Former District Court Judge Nancy Black Norelli headlines the Annual Meeting of the LWVCM, discussing issues facing the judiciary, such as judicial redistricting and how state budget cuts have affected the system. Judge Norelli was one of the memorable speakers at the January Silent March in which the League participated protesting the proposed judiciary gerrymandering. Judge Norelli, first appointed in 2000 and then elected for two terms, presided over 60 civil jury trials; 1,000 Family Court matters, including equitable distribution, divorce, alimony, child custody and support, 300 juvenile cases and 7,000 DWI cases during her time on the bench. An often honored judge, she is a past president of the Mecklenburg County Bar and has served as a director since 2010 and vice chair since 2016 of Legal Services of the Southern Piedmont.

You can read the President's 2018 State of of the League Address here: 2018 State of the League Annual Meeting Address

League marched in Charlotte Pride Parade

The League marched in the sixth annual Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade on Sunday, Aug. 19 on N. Tryon Street in Uptown Charlotte. This was the perfect opportunity to be out in the community fulfilling our core mission + to GET OUT THE VOTE!!