NCWU ADVOCATES FOR
HIGHLIGHTING FINANCIAL INEQUITIES IN NC
Foster Economic Stability
Women serve in a multitude of roles that provide support and stability to their families and community. We are; domestic workers, executives,entrepreneurs, social servants, community contributors, medical professionals and the list continuities. However, like all states, the women in north carolina who work full-time year round earn less than men.
According to a report by the North Carolina Council for Women and Youth involvement, 51 percent of our state’s population earn 4/5 to a man’s dollar while also shouldering the invisible super cape roles of caretakers for multigenerational relatives, caregivers and unrecognized home economists.
- Establish an independent redistricting process to draw legislative and congressional districts.
- Oppose legislation that:
- seeks to create additional barriers to safety and critical resources for immigrants residing and working in NC
- limits local governments’ and law enforcement’s efforts to better integrate immigrants into their communities
- Streamline voter registration and access through:
- same-day registration
- increased voting sites and hours
- expanded online options for voter registration
- Support laws that create open, transparent elections and promote checks and balances in government.