Author Archives: Elizabeth Goodwin

29 Mar

Women’s History Month: Eva Clayton

Eva Clayton was the first African American woman from North Carolina to be elected to the US House.  She was also the first African American from North Carolina since 1901 to serve in the House. Born in Georgia, Clayton grew ...

17 Mar

Women’s History Month: Lillian Exum Clement

March is womens’ history month and the DWNC are celebrating it by recognizing some of the ladies who made NC politics great. Lillian Exum Clement was the first woman elected to the North Carolina General Assembly and the first woman ...

03 Mar

Celebrate NC Courts at your next meeting!

Looking for a good speaker for your next meeting?   Last year, the North Carolina Court System launched their Speakers Bureau, a free public service to help educate and raise awareness of the important role of the court system and ...