ONE MORE STATE. NOT ONE MORE GENERATION
Senator Floyd McKissick Jr. and Rep. Carla Cunningham will file bills in the North Carolina General Assembly on Tuesday, March 5.
We need advocates to show Raleigh that North Carolina supports the ERA. Wear white clothing and top it with your #SashTag!
• Advocates to distribute materials to legislators
• Advocates to serve as a presence in the House and Senate galleries
• Silent Sentinels in ERA apparel to flank doors of leadership offices and building entrance steps throughout the afternoon.
• Volunteers to bring signs and fill the lawn and General Assembly.
Apparel: White apparel with touches of green or ERA-NC Alliance T-shirts are welcome. Remember to wear the sash you created as part of our #SashTag Challenge!!! And bring extras.
Rules of the legislature: www.ncleg.gov/Files/about/buildingrules.pdf
Rules of special note: No signs on sticks. No oversize signs. In the galleries, no signs or food and beverages at all.
Security: Everyone must pass through security at entrances.
Parking, directions and dining information: www.ncleg.gov/About/Visitorinfo
IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT, WE STILL NEED YOU! HERE’S HOW YOU CAN HELP:
•Post photos of yourself and your sash on March 5, saying “I support equal rights for all. Ratify the ERA!” #SashTag and #ALLforERA
• Download petitions from ERA-NC.org for you and your friends to sign. Then send them to the NC Speaker of the
House, NC Senate President Pro-tempore, and any legislator that represents one of your members. http://www.era-nc.org/nc-ratification-petition/
• Download and send a postcard: Postcard House Parties http://www.era-nc.org/postcards/
Find contact info for legislators and leaders here:
NC House: http://www.ncleg.gov/House
NC Senate: http://www.ncleg.gov/Senate
NC Speaker of the House: Rep.Tim Moore http://www.ncleg.gov/Members/Biography/H/339
NC Senate President Pro-Tempore: Phil Berger http://www.ncleg.gov/Members/Biography/S/64
House Rules Chair: http://www.ncleg.gov/Committees/CommitteeInfo/HouseStanding/2
Senate Rules Chair: http://www.ncleg.gov/Committees/CommitteeInfo/SenateStanding/148
Please share this invitation with everyone you know! See you there.
North Carolina has the historic chance to become the 38th and final state required to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and change the U.S. Constitution. The ERA supports families by helping to combat wage inequities, protect pregnant women in the workplace, and protect against domestic violence and sexual assault.
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