Here Comes the Boom: An Assembly for Black Women and Girls is a conference planned by a dynamic coalition of organizations committed to developing leadership and political power for black women and girls. The goals at the assembly are to create an inclusive space for youth, trans, gender non-conforming, folks that are differently abled, folks that speak many languages, parents, formerly incarcerated and those with various learning styles. The Miami-based conference will focus on "what Black women and girls are doing in the community, and develop a political platform representative of our community." The Assembly will kick off on Friday, June 22, 2018, and will conclude on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Click here to learn more and register for this free event!
On November 16, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. ON the same day, the Senate Finance Committee approved their version of the same plan. Both the House and Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are based on the plan proposed by the Trump administration on September 27, 2017. The senate will vote on the final tax plan after Thanksgiving 2017.
The proposed plans will have a strong impact on individuals and families, including:
Sen. Richard Burr – Phone: (202) 224-3154
Direct email address: Richard_Burr@burr.senate.gov
Sen. Thom Tillis – Phone: (202) 224-6342
Direct email address: Thom_Tillis@tillis.senate.gov
On October 17, 2017 at 1:00pm EST, join the National Women's Law Center for a telephone briefing to discuss "pregnant women's rights in courts, in Congress with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, and in your backyard." The call will feature legal experts, organizers and community advocates about the various strategies we're using to seek justice and fairness for pregnant workers. RSVP to Sarah Brafman at email@example.com as soon as possible to confirm your participation and receive call-in details.
The National Women's Law Center "has worked for more than 40 years to protect and promote equality and opportunity for women and families."
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. -- Queen City Metropolitan Chapter is committed to promoting gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment. QCMC is a member of the NC Justice Center.