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June 2019

Fair Districts Community Forum – Lillington

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Harnett County Public Library, 601 South Main Street
Lillington, 27546
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Join us for a community forum to inform voters about gerrymandering and why we must end this corrupt practice now, before redistricting begins after the 2020 Census. President Ronald Reagan said it best when he called for “an end to the un-American and anti-democratic practice of gerrymandering… It isn’t just the district lines that bent out of shape, it’s the American values of fair play and decency and it’s time we stopped… It’s time to give the votes back to…

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Clergy Breakfasts in Response to the Opioid Crisis

June 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on June 27, 2019 at 9:30 am

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Are you interested in learning more about the state of our state when it comes to opioids? Are you interested in learning more about ways your congregation can get involved with the Opioid Crisis? If so please join the Council at one of our Clergy Breakfasts for the Opioid Crisis, the Faith Community Responds. At these breakfasts, you will learn about the state of our state, what is harm reduction, and what congregations can do to get involved. These events…

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Clergy Breakfasts in Response to the Opioid Crisis

June 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on June 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on June 27, 2019 at 9:30 am

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Are you interested in learning more about the state of our state when it comes to opioids? Are you interested in learning more about ways your congregation can get involved with the Opioid Crisis? If so please join the Council at one of our Clergy Breakfasts for the Opioid Crisis, the Faith Community Responds. At these breakfasts, you will learn about the state of our state, what is harm reduction, and what congregations can do to get involved. These events…

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Vigil to End Official Silence on NC’s Role in Torture

June 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
NC Governor’s Office, 116 West Jones Street
Raleigh,
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Thousands of North Carolinians have petitioned Governor Cooper to investigate the stationing at a North Carolina public airport of Aero Contractors, identified by the NY Times as a CIA front airline that has been used to “render,’’ i.e., kidnap and transport, dozens of people to overseas torture locations during the George W. Bush years. The airline’s facilities have been expanded since. So far, the Governor has not responded. June 26 is the UN International Day in Support of Victims of…

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Clergy Breakfasts in Response to the Opioid Crisis

June 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on June 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on June 27, 2019 at 9:30 am

Free

Are you interested in learning more about the state of our state when it comes to opioids? Are you interested in learning more about ways your congregation can get involved with the Opioid Crisis? If so please join the Council at one of our Clergy Breakfasts for the Opioid Crisis, the Faith Community Responds. At these breakfasts, you will learn about the state of our state, what is harm reduction, and what congregations can do to get involved. These events…

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July 2019

Wild Goose Festival 2019

July 11, 2019 - July 14, 2019
Hot Springs Campgrounds Hot Springs, NC United States + Google Map

The Wild Goose Festival is a 4-day art, music, and story-driven transformational experience grounded in faith-inspired social justice. Come to not only learn from incredible speakers, but also to engage in robust and respectful conversation with thought leaders, writers, dreamers, artists, visionaries, and social justice activists. The 2019 collection of co-creaters includes Nadia Bolz-Weber, Diana Butler-Bass, Mickey Scottbey Jones, and Barbara Brown Taylor. Looking for a summer weekend event for your youth group? Wild Goose has special event pricing to…

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September 2019

She Changed the World: North Carolina Women Breaking Barriers Kick-off Event

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
NC State Capitol, 1 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC United States
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The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment allowing women the right to vote. As part of a national campaign to commemorate this date, North Carolina’s Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) is coordinating a campaign titled “She Changed the World: NC Women Breaking Barriers," with statewide programming running through November 2020! While some American women were granted the right to vote with the 19th Amendment, many women had to continue the fight…

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May 2020

Virtual #Vote2020 Update & Tools for Community & Congregation Leaders

May 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

We know that our communities and families are facing tremendous challenges today. We have the power to shape our future through civic engagement and our vote, and we want you to make your voice heard. Jennifer Copeland, Executive Director of the NC Council of Churches, will be joining You Can Vote's (YCV) Executive Director, Kate Fellman, to share the latest on the 2020 election and the impact of COVID-19 on voter education, registration and turnout in this critical election year.…

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October 2020

Our Stories: A Paid Leave Town Hall

October 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online NC United States

More than ever, North Carolina's families need access to supportive workplaces that allow them to take time to care for themselves and for their loved ones. Amidst a global public health crisis, global economic crisis, and an election year, we know paid leave and workers' rights are on the ballot. Tune in for a town hall on the importance of paid family and medical leave and paid sick days during the pandemic and beyond. During this time together, you'll hear…

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February 2021

Advocating with Compassion Campaign Launch

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join NC Interfaith Power & Light (NCIPL), the NC Council of Churches, and national Interfaith Power & Light on Wednesday, February 17th, for our “Advocating with Compassion” Campaign Launch! Click here to register. Speakers will include NCIPL Director, Susannah Tuttle; NCIPL Program Coordinator, Sarah Ogletree; National Interfaith Power & Light President, the Rev. Susan Hendershot; National Interfaith Power & Light Director of Faithful Advocacy, Jonathan Lacock-Nisley; and National Interfaith Power & Light National Field Director, Tiffany Hartung. We will discuss policy…

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