WHAT: “Raising Wages is a Women’s Issue” Press Conference
WHO: Sen. Angela Bryant, Rep. Susan Fisher & Raising Wages NC Coalition
WHERE: NC General Assembly Press Room, 16 W. Jones Street, Raleigh
WHEN: Wednesday, March 8, 11:00 a.m.

RALEIGH (March 7, 2017) — In recognition of International Women’s Day, North Carolina lawmakers will join Raising Wages NC — a growing coalition of workers groups, advocates, businesses and faith leaders — to call attention to the impact of low wages on women across our state. Poverty wages hurt working women, working families, and our economy.

Join us as we introduce a bill in the NC General Assembly and call on our elected leaders to establish a Living Wage by 2022.

For more information visit www.raisingwagesnc.org.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Allan Freyer, allan@ncjustice.org, 919.856.2151; Julia Hawes, julia@ncjustice.org, 919.863.2406.