PA's Latinx Caucus will hold an inaugural town hall focused on the 2018 elections. This event will be a dialogue between community members and elected officials and candidates for elected office. We will offer simultaneous interpretation in Spanish and English.
PA PAC members will meet at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Wednesday, September 5 at 6pm ET to discuss the candidates and endorse those candidates who share our progressive values.
Doors open at 5pm and all attendees must check in, join or renew their membership as necessary. The meeting will start promptly at 6pm ET. Please arrive early if you plan to sign up or renew your membership on site.
Childcare will be provided.
Our mission is to creatively inspire and connect people of African descent to assert their value and engage in social and cultural change.
We will have music, activities for the whole family, feature organizations doing local, regional and national work to get us free. Black August in the Park is a space created specifically for people of the African Diaspora--their joy and healing. Whatever your Black looks like we want you to bring it to our space and be free!
RSVP on the event Facebook page.
In one fell swoop, you’ll hear some great music by Rod MacDonald (“Rod is a brilliant folk singer and composer. His melodic songs possess words that go straight into your heart and soul”), in a comfortable setting, and support an incredibly worthy cause – the 10-year effort by FLOC to persuade Reynolds American (RAI) to stop the exploitation of tobacco farmworkers at the bottom of RAI’s supply chain.
To reserve a seat, email Dave Austin.
Join MERI and Muslim Women For as we visit the Museum of Durham History's exhibit on the first Muslims to start a mosque community in North Carolina. Afterward, we will have a (vegetarian) community lunch at a locally owned Kenyan restaurant with many of the founding members of this community and curators of the exhibit.
We ask that you purchase your tickets via Eventbrite.
On March 26, 2018 the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
The addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census threatens the fundamental Constitutional mandate that the Census obtain a complete count of all the nation’s residents. We urge you to let the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Census Bureau know that our communities reject the inclusion of this question. Submit a public comment to the Federal Register and let your voice be heard!
Join us for multi-faith community learning on immigration injustice happening right here in Durham, and learn what you can do to resist on behalf of your friends and neighbors. Event is open to families.
Join Carolina Jews for Justice and members of the Triangle Jewish community for a prayer service and vigil.
Learn how to:
- Build and share your story
- Communicate with your elected officials with confidence
- Take these new skills back to your community to work for Equality in 2018 and beyond
We will be meeting at 8:30 am at the Museum of Natural History and will conclude our Day of Advocacy around 2:00 pm.
To participate in direct action with the NC Poor People's Campaign, training is required. Please join us for this training on Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Durham, even if you engaged in Civil Disobedience or Direct Action before, including Moral Mondays. People of all experience levels are welcome.
Please join us in Durham on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Pilgrim United Church of Christ. The monthly meetings are on the first (1st) Thursday of every month beginning at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted.
Made up of parents, families, friends and straight allies united with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy.
You can help fight back against ongoing efforts during the legislative "Suppression Session" to rig our courts and revive voter suppression in North Carolina!
Join us for our “Fair Courts, Fair Votes” Day of Action.
Sponsored by Democracy North Carolina, NAACP of North Carolina, North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections (NCVCE), and Progress NC.
Join the NC Poor People’s Campaign in Raleigh as we demand change to our war-based economy and the proliferation of gun violence in our nation.
Other ways to be part of the Poor People’s Campaign:
On Wednesday, May 16, teachers, parents, and other community supporters plan to be in Raleigh to advocate for increased education funding, specifically per-pupil expenditure.
Schools will be closed on that day.
The Durham Association of Educators (DAE) is organizing buses and carpools from Durham to Raleigh. If you are an educator, parent, or other community supporter who would like to ride with us, please sign up here!
Join us in Raleigh, NC at 2:00 p.m. for a Poor Peoples Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival rally and demonstration. The first week's theme is "Somebody's Hurting Our People: Child poverty, Women, and People with Disabilities."
The event is designed to bring together new and renewed activists to introduce them to community organizations who are organizing to resist the ongoing attacks on human rights and progressive issues.
Contact PA board member John Davis if your organization would like to participate. Space is limited.
Hosted by People's Alliance