Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC


Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Aug 22

Check out these sobering stats from the New York Times. This Thursday is what’s known as “Black Women’s Equal Pay Day,” which represents the number of days into 2019 that full-time working black women must work to earn what their white male counterparts earned last year (in other words: eight extra months). Here are a…

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“Kids Rising” Family Event to Raise Funds for WNC Immigrant Families

NEWS RELEASE: “Kids Rising” family event offers kids a chance to support immigrant children and families through writing and art while raising funds to help local immigrant families August 14, 2019 (Asheville NC) — On Saturday afternoon, August 24, the Auditorium at Pack Memorial Library in downtown Asheville will be transformed into a giant play…

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Partisan Gerrymandering

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Federal judiciary has no role to play in resolving questions about partisan gerrymandering, but in North Carolina a state-level judicial challenge remains active.

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Release the Report: An Ordinary Citizen’s View

Indivisible AVL volunteers and supporters held a press conference for the local media on Thursday, April 4, at 3:00 pm, in support of the “Release The Report” National Day of Action and public rally held later that day. A local attorney presented brief remarks on the legal perspective on the importance of releasing the full…

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Sign Now: Make the Mueller Report Public!

Sign this petition to Senators Tillis and Burr, urging them to take action to make the Mueller Report public. Then join us Wednesday afternoon, March 27, at 12:30 pm, as we deliver a stack of petitions to Sen. Tillis’s office at the Historic Courthouse Square in Hendersonville. The petition states simply: “Americans have the right…

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