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The local chapter of North Carolina Democratic Women (NCDW) (link: http://democraticwomenofnc.org). Carteret County Democratic Women support the mission and objectives of the NCDW:
To support and promote the principles of the Democratic Party
To encourage women to seek public office and to participate in
Democratic Party activities
To work with the North Carolina Democratic Party Executive Committee
to strengthen the Democratic party in North Carolina
To assist in organizing and maintaining active Democratic Women’s
organizations at the state, district and county levels
To initiate and carry out programs and projects on behalf of the
Democratic Party, and to promote the election of Democrats
CCDW implements its mission through:
Collaborations with Carteret County Democrats, the local chapter of the democratic party
Letters To the Editor – a group that communicates local, state, and national concerns through submission of letters to the local newspaper.
Supporting the Carteret Domestic Violence Program through volunteering at the local shelter and participating in events
Participating in Home Delivered Meals through the Leon Mann Senior Center
CCDW Service Committee supports Hope Mission by volunteering at their thrift shop. Hope Mission raises money for a woman’s shelter.
- Provides annual donation of goods, such as pillows and blankets and other supplies, to Family Promise, a homeless shelter for families.
The CCDW meets the fourth Tuesday of every month except July and August, at 5:30 pm at NoName Pizza, Morehead City. Meetings feature speakers on topics of local concern. Non-members are welcome.
- President – Suzan Teel
- 1st Vice President – Susan Cutrell
- 2nd Vice President – Doris Hayes
- 3rd Vice President – Katie Tomberlin
- Secretary – Karen Baggott
- Treasurer – Cindy Wear
For more information contact email@example.com, carteretdemocrats.org, or Facebook Carteret County Democratic Women
Indivisible Carteret is a non-partisan, inclusive partner of Indivisible Guide, Inc., has three priorities:
Promoting progressive ideals through respectful, and fair legislation
Pushing our municipal, county and state representatives towards progressive
legislation re civil liberties, a clean earth, education and healthcare for all
Persisting against the present nationalistic, misogynistic, environmentally regressive, corporate-friendly goals of this administration with all the legal tools available to us.
Indivisible Carteret implements its vision through collaborative issue groups:
The Environment/Climate/Science, ECS, group works to cure and further protect our fragile planet through active promotion of legislation and efforts to protect the EPA, science and all efforts to slow the effects of climate change.
The Politics 101 group works to find potential progressive candidates for local, county and state seats. It works to provide training, promotion and financial support for these candidates, hoping to ensure a more balanced legislature that accurately represents the citizenry.
The Healthcare group works to promote tax-funded, quality healthcare for all. It supports appropriate care and facilities for those suffering from mental illness and substance addiction, working to remove the stigma of both, fostering support in its stead.
The Civil Rights group works to ensure the civil liberties guaranteed to all citizens of the US, workers, LGBTs, immigrants, visitors to the US and those undocumented individuals seeking a productive life in the US.
The Inclusivity/Diversity group works to cast a wide net to include diverse backgrounds, genders, political persuasions and viewpoints in a goal of a more multicultural, inclusive community.
The Education group works to promote a free, quality public education for all, including the disabled, eschewing the corporate-friendly voucher system. It supports high teacher pay, student debt forgiveness and free college tuition for all motivated students.
The Voters Rights group works to ensure access to registration of all eligible voters, felon voter rights, a fair and non-partisan commission to draw representative districts, sufficient polling stations and early voting accommodations. It denies the prevalence of voter fraud.
The Women’s Health group works to promote the funding and expansion of the Planned Parenthood organization, embracing the Pro Choice ideals of healthcare, education, safe sex practice, safe birth control options and the right of women to govern their own bodies.
The Tech Team is a volunteer, auxiliary group that provides technical support to promote communication within the group and with like-minded groups. It provides and maintains a website as well as Facebook and Twitter accounts. Talented volunteers always welcomed.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org and Facebook at Indivisible Carteret.
The local chapter of the NAACP supports the state and national mission of ensuring political, social, and economic equality of rights for all Persons and the elimination of racial hatred and racial discrimination. It serves to secure pro-labor and anti-poverty policies that ensure economic sustainability including:
Healthcare for all
Fairness in the criminal justice system
Protecting an expanding voting rights, women’s rights, LGBT rights,
immigrant rights, and the fundamental principal of equal protection under the law.
The local chapter meets the third Tuesday each month at the Morehead Parks and Recreation building at 6pm. All are welcome to attend.
Chapter Officers are:
President – Wayne Fluellen. Mrflu@hotmail.com
Vice President – Gerald Godette. email@example.com Secretary – Tonya Fluellen. Tonyafluellen@hotmail.com Treasurer – Barbara Cooper. firstname.lastname@example.org Membership Committee – Edna Johnson. Djohnson21@ec.rr.com
A grassroots movement fighting for progressive solutions to social and fiscal issues.
Our Revolution meets the first Monday of every month, 6 pm at the Webb Library.
- Chair – Roger Eaton
- Vice Chair – Elizabeth Story
- Treasurer – Judy DeLong
- Secretary – Katie Tomberlin
For more information contact email@example.com.
The Sierra Club Croatan Group is the local chapter of the Sierra Club, a non- partisan adheres to, and implements at the local level, the Sierra Club mission and overarching goals (https://sierraclub.org/sites/www.sierraclub.org/files/Strategic-Plan-Overarching- Visionary-Goals.pdf )
The Sierra Club was founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, and is now the nation’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization — with more than two million members and supporters. Its successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. More recently, it has made history by leading the charge to move away from the dirty fossil fuels that cause climate disruption and toward a clean energy economy.
The Sierra Club mission statement is:
To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth
To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources
To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives
The Croatan Group meets monthly and plans and participates in variety of activities including members activities that focus on exploring and enjoying our area.
Executive Committee Members are:
- Michael Murdoch – Chair
- Paul Getty – Vice Chair
- Courtney Mehurg – Secretary
- Jimmy Bond –Treasurer
- Tancred Miller – NC Chapter Representative
- Penney Hooper – Conservation Chair
- Michael Schachter and Dale Hocker – Political Co-Chair
- Deede Miller – Program Chair
- Lucy and Jim Bond – Membership co-chairs
- Newsletter – Paul Benson
Executive Committee meetings are the third Thursday of each month starting at 6:15 pm (and generally end about 7:45) at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Center, 1600 Fisher Street in downtown Morehead City, Classroom 2. We plan our upcoming events and projects and outings, talk about issues facing our environment, and discuss possible solutions. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Participants do not need to be a member to attend, and new faces are welcome.
For more information contact CroatanGroupSierraClub@gmail.com