Upcoming Legislative Days and a Revenue Plan

Several additional legislative days have been announced. Among them are:

HKonJ, People of Color Justice and Unity Legislative Day is Wednesday, May 23. The opening session will be at Raleigh’s First Baptist Church on Wilmington Street at 9:00. The group will then march to the General Assembly Building, where there will be a press conference at 11:00, followed by legislative visitations. For more info, contact HKonJ at 919-682-4700.

The Duke Center for Child and Family Policy has scheduled the NC Family Impact Seminar 2012 on Thursday, May 24, from 8:00 until 11:00 at the Legislative Auditorium in the General Assembly Building. For more information or to register, click here.

The NC Center for Voter Education and NC Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform have scheduled Redistricting Reform Lobby Day for Tuesday, May 29 at the General Assembly starting at 9:15. More information will be available soon by clicking here.

Also, Together NC, a coalition of more than 120 groups, including the NC Council of Churches, today announced North Carolina’s Worth It, a revenue plan for the legislative session starting this week. For details of the plan, click here. For a report from NC Policy Watch, complete with photographic evidence that I was at the press conference, click here.

— George Reed, Executive Director

Aleta Payne, Deputy Executive Director

Along with coordinating the Council's fundraising, my work includes both external and internal communications, working with others on our staff to make sure their good work is visible and available. I have also been actively involved in our work on food as a social justice issue.

My family and I live in Cary where we are very involved with our church and the other activities and interests of our three sons. When there's spare time, I read, anything from entertainment magazines to histories, and enjoy dinner out with my "mom" friends.

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