Asheville supports impoverished communities at OpenDoors of Asheville gala

OpenDoors of Asheville, a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the lives of impoverished children, held their annual gala and auction, Art Affair 2017: Urban Canvas to raise money for the organization in order to further the continued efforts to end poverty in Asheville.

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Citizen lobbyists show up in Raleigh to speak out against state redistricting

On March 1, groups of citizen lobbyists gathered in Raleigh, North Carolina, to speak to their state representatives about gerrymandering. Citizen advocacy increased recently, stemming from events such as the Women’s March on Washington.

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Democracy North Carolina trains lobbyists for upcoming lobby day against gerrymandering

Constituents in districts of Western North Carolina gathered at a training session about lobbying. On Wednesday, the participants will speak to their respective representatives in Raleigh to fight against gerrymandering in the state and congressional districts.

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SGA hosts programs during Black Lives Matter: The Revival week

SGA hosted the week-long event Black Lives Matter: The Revival. The events proved to be successful in engaging the campus community and surfaced important conversations about inclusion, diversity and the importance of maintaining this conversation outside of the event.

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