June 15: State Of Emergency Budget Rally

North Carolina’s budget crisis is creating a state of emergency for all working families, who face devastating cuts to vital programs.

Join us for a rally that says "NO" to destructive budget cuts and "YES" to a balanced solution that is fair and progressive and includes new revenues.

When: Monday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Across from the Jones Street entrance to the Legislative Building.
We’ll gather on the outdoor space between the NC Museum of History and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

What: A rally followed by a march to the N.C. General Assembly to call on our state leaders to say “No” to destructive budget cuts and “YES” to a balanced solution

Why: Times are tough right now. The economy is down, unemployment is sky high, and hundreds of thousands of families are struggling. An unprecedented budget crisis threatens our state government’s ability to provide even the most basic of services. While all working families in North Carolina will feel the impact – cuts to education, health care, public safety and other crucial programs will disproportionately impact our most disadvantaged, disenfranchised, and vulnerable citizens: minority and low-income families, the disabled, older adults, and children.

We must convince lawmakers to adopt a wise, balanced approach that makes judicious cuts and raises funds equitably.

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