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Action Updates

April 26: National Call-In Day Urging Congress to Protect Low-Income Housing for the Elderly

Join us Wednesday, April 26 for a National Call-In Day urging Congress to pass FY17 spending bills and protect low-income housing for the elderly! Leading Age, National Low Income Housing Coalition, the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding, and other national housing and community development organizations are asking advocates to call our Senate and…
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Sign the Petition to Tell Trump: Welcome More Refugees!

“Children began choking, gasping, writhing and foaming at the mouth.” That’s how witnesses describe the recent nerve gas attack on a rebel-held town in Syria’s northern province of Idlib. It happened in the early morning hours before 7:00 a.m., after warplanes rushed the town and began dropping chemical weapons. The April 4th attack killed more than…
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Show Up & Speak Out: Rep. Mark Meadows Coming to Asheville 4/20

Rep. Mark Meadows, representing WNC’s 11th Congressional District (Candler, Fletcher, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Woodfin, Weaverville), is making a quiet stop in Asheville on Thursday, April 20. If you’d like to send him a message, show up and bring your signs in peaceful protest to remind him of the issues that are important to his constituents! WHO:      Rep. Mark…
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ERA Postcard & Women’s Reproductive Rights Poster Party

Drop in any time between 5:00 and 8:00- we will have postcards to support the ERA in NC, and we'll make posters for our upcoming trip to Charlotte to advocate for reproductive rights at Senator Tillis's office! Donations for supplies and postage welcome but totally optional.
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Equal Rights Amendment Calls to Rules Committee

The ERA bill is currently sitting in the Rules Committee and for it to move forward, it must be put on the agenda. These 4 calls are to the House and Senate leaders who have the power to put it on the agenda.
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Support NC Senate Bill 554 – Fair Redistricting

Tuesday April 4 is the final day that North Carolina Senators can co-sponsor Senate Bill 554, the fair redistricting bill. Call or email your Senator now and ask them to sponsor Senate Bill 554. Ask your red county friends to call and email, too! Why is Senate Bill 554 so important? We all know that North…
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