Events Outside of the Morgantown Area
Kanawha Valley NOW chapter
Information about the Kanawha Valley NOW chapter is available here at their Facebook
page. West Virginia NOW also has a Facebook page.
Forum on Women in Public Service
The forum will to be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 on the campus of Fairmont State
University, Hardway Hall Room 128 from 6:00-8:00pm sponsored by the Campus Election
Engagement Project for Fairmont State University and the League of Women Voters
Morgantown-Monongalia County. More information here.
Mountain State Racial Justice Summit
The Call to Action for Racial Equality (CARE) organization in the state is organizing West
Virginia’s first racial justice conference, the Mountain State Racial Justice Summit, on
November 30 and December 1, 2018 at a location to be announced. The theme this year is
“Rekindle Power. Generate Light. Build Futures.” they are looking for individuals or small
groups interested in facilitating 1.5 hour workshops, dialogue and discussion groups, or
strategy sessions on a variety of topics as they relate to racial justice organizing in West
Virginia and Central Appalachia, including: criminal justice reform and restorative justice
(decarceration, end money bail, school-to-prison pipeline, drug court) health, economic, and
social justice (anti-oppression work, black mental health, captivating black men for the
movement, the black church and its role in racial justice, healing) intergenerational movement
building sustainable (rather than reactive) community organizing Accepted facilitators will
receive a stipend. Submission Deadline: October 5, 2018. They will follow-up proposals after
October 19. Submit your proposal online here. If you encounter issues with the form, you may
email your proposal here.