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Letter from our ED: 46 Counties

Want to hear something crazy? 46. That’s how many counties in North Carolina had NO women serving on their local county commission in 2018. That’s according to research by David McLennan, a professor at Meredith College and a report released by Meredi



Join us at Lead with Lillian! Each year, we gather our sisterhood in Chapel Hill, where Lillian’s List was founded over 20 years ago, to celebrate our progress in changing the face of power in NC and the leadership of the women we have helped elect.


Legislative Leader: Rep. MaryAnn Black

Why did you decide to run for office? During first campaign I made the decision to run for office because Elna Spaulding and Josephine Clement, two women I admired, were County Commissioners. When Mrs. Clement decided not to seek re-election, I was approa

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Get Ready to Run – Triad

Get Ready to Run is a half-day seminar designed for women who are champions of reproductive freedom interested in running for office in the next five

Winning With Women 2019

Winning With Women is a one-day, women-only public speaking and confidence training for women running for office in 2019 or 2020. Attendees will learn

Lead with Lillian 2019

Join us to celebrate the power of the Lillian‘s List Sisterhood, hear from our special guest North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Anita Earls,

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