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Local Job Opening with Buncombe County BOE

January 20, 2022

Buncombe County Board of Elections is hiring an Elections Coordinator to oversee and manage all aspects of absentee by mail…

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NC Redistricting Trial Recap

January 9, 2022

The following is a special update from All On The Line NC (Friday, January 7, 2022): This week, January 3…

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Share Your Fair Maps Story

January 5, 2022

According to a recent poll, 47% of North Carolinians already think the newly adopted gerrymandered maps are unfair. But a…

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Support the local Government Accountability Project (GAP)

November 26, 2021

The GAP (Government Accountability Project) prepares regular reports on Asheville and Buncombe County government actions that have racial justice implications.…

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Call Burr & Tillis to Support the ‘Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act’

On this Martin Luther King Day, we call on everyone to advocate for one of the most crucial pieces of voting rights legislation ever, the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act. Republican senators have persisted for months in opposition to both the Freedom to Vote Act (the current version of the For the People…
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Share Your Fair Maps Story

According to a recent poll, 47% of North Carolinians already think the newly adopted gerrymandered maps are unfair. But a lot of folks are still unsure. So this week we’re joining with All On the Line NC to collect stories from people about how they’re affected by the maps and why Fair Maps matter: Write…
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Drive Public Awareness of the Need for Fair Maps

We are sharing this Action alert from All On the Line NC: Recent polling shows that a majority of North Carolinians – including Republicans – support efforts by the courts to ensure that maps are fair and constitutional. But the politicians who drew these gerrymandered maps are already spinning their own narrative in an effort…
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Call In or Show Up to Stand with Bojangles Workers

The Racial Justice Coalition and Raise Up NC, North Carolina’s branch of the Fight for $15 and a Union, is reaching out to our community to participate in this timely and vital campaign centered on the Burnsville, NC Bojangles franchise.
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Ask Gov. Cooper to VETO Anti-Voter Bill S725

Senate Bill 725, part of an insidious policy package aimed at eroding decades of voter freedoms, has finally reached Governor Cooper’s desk. This bill would undermine North Carolinians ability to safely cast their ballot, particularly in emergencies and PARTICULARLY in small and rural counties across the state. Thanks to your efforts, Gov. Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 326 this week. Will you ask him…
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Upcoming Events

  1. Getting Ready for 2022

    January 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. YWCA Racial Justice Workshop

    January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
  3. WNC Sierra Club: Hope from the 2021 UN Climate Summit

    February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Join Indivisible’s Truth Brigade in 2022

    February 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  5. Blue NC Celebration

    February 24 @ 6:30 pm