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The Supreme Court of North Carolina’s landmark decision in Leandro v. State of North Carolina (1997) affirmed the fundamental right of every child to have the opportunity to receive a sound basic education. Despite significant efforts since this decision, and the subsequent ruling in Hoke County Board of Education v. State of North Carolina (2004), this constitutional right has been and continues to be denied to many North Carolina children.

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A documentary is available for on-demand viewing on  wraldocumentary.com



ACTION YOU CAN TAKE: Let your legislators and other public officials know that the Comprehensive Remedial Plan should be fully funded. For your convenience, use this SAMPLE MESSAGE.  Find contact information for your state legislators using this link.


All On The Line is a national campaign to restore fairness to our democracy and ensure every American has an equal say in our government.

We are closer than we’ve ever been to voting maps that actually represent the people of our state. The most important thing we can do right now is keep the pressure on the NCGA to conduct an open and transparent redraw process, and to draw maps that comply with the court order. The public has a right to know what is going on and to give input on where the lines are drawn!

Action Alert!
Call and email your NC House Rep and NC Senator (contact info may be found here). Tell them why this issue is important to you and ask what they are doing to inform their constituents and to publicly advocate for fair maps. We are working on a tool to make this easier – stay tuned!

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You Can Vote (YCV) is an organized and effective non-partisan campaign to increase voter registration and voter turnout for people facing barriers to full civic participation.

The ERA Coalition is comprised of some 200 national and local partner and supporter organizations across the country representing millions of advocates working for the equality of all. 

USA.gov is a comprehensive online guide to government information and services.