Common Woman Chorus—In the Community
The Chorus is committed to sharing music that showcases the integrity and inherent worth of each of us, and our performances often support like-minded organizations. We also offer presentation opportunities to select organizations.
The Chorus has performed at charitable events for or gatherings of, among others,
ALLIANCE OF AIDS SERVICES-CAROLINA A Raleigh-based organization serving people living with HIV/AIDS, their loved ones, caregivers, and communities at large through compassionate and nonjudgmental care, prevention, education, adovocacy, and DRAG BINGO!
ARTSPACE A visual art and education center providing public studio space for artists that welcomes members of the Triangle community to watch artists at work and experience the creative process directly.
PULLEN MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH A Raleigh-based progressive fellowship of active, open-minded Christians with a strong commitment to environmental and social justice providing a safe place where all are welcome regardless of race, gender, physical disabilities, or sexual orientation.
CASA An organization building and managing high-quality, affordable, and accessible housing for Triangle-based people with disabilities.
CRAPE MYRTLE FESTIVAL A volunteer-led festival promoting the development of services for persons living with HIV/AIDS and raising money to provide financial assistance, outreach, and education in response to other realized needs within the LGBT community.
DURHAM DRAGONS A now-defunct local women's professional softball league team.
ENO RIVER UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP A Durham-based fellowship engaged in a transformative, liberal religious experience that creates and sustains a community of care, mutual respect, inclusiveness, and love.
FESTIVAL FOR THE ENO (RIVER) A festival organized by the Eno River Association, an organization committed to preserving the nature, culture, and history of the Eno River basin.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF DURHAM A housing ministry that builds, repairs, and sells affordable and sustainable homes in partnership with people in need and communities that care.
HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN FUND America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBT equality.
IMANI MCC OF DURHAM An LGBT-affirming Christian church committed to the belief that God loves all people regardless of race, gender, physical disability, age, national origin, or sexual orientation.
LGBT CENTER OF RALEIGH A center that strengthens individual and community development through social and educational activities; facilitates the incubation of supportive services and groups; and identifies needs and advocates for resources benefiting the diverse population of LGBT people, their friends, and their supporters within and beyond central NC.
NATIONAL ABORTION RIGHTS ACTION LEAGUE An advocacy group comprised of pro-choice people working to protect women's access to safe, legal abortions and birth control.
NATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN TASK FORCE An organization building the grassroots power of the LGBT community by training activists, equipping state and local organizations with the skills needed to organize broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation, and building the organizational capacity of this movement.
NC COALITION AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT An inclusive statewide alliance working to end sexual violence through education, advocacy, and legislation.
NC PRIDE NC's annual LGBT festival.
NC TRIANGLE AFFILIATE OF THE SUSAN G. KOMEN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION An organization committed to researching and finding a cure for breast cancer that raises funds for education, screening, and treatment programs.
DURHAM CRISIS RESPONSE CENTER A crisis center providing comprehensive shelter and support services, counseling, legal advocacy, and shelter to survivors and their families in the aftermath of domestic or sexual violence that also offers prevention workshops and training.
SALLIE BINGHAM CENTER FOR WOMEN'S HISTORY AND CULTURE A center in the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Collections Library of Duke University that acquires, preserves, and makes available to a large population of researchers published and unpublished materials that reflect the public and private lives of women, past and present. The Chorus's papers are archiveD at this center.
STRONG WOMEN ORGANIZING OUTRAGEOUS PROJECTS An organization for women that builds community and skills by providing opportunities for networking and fun while helping people in need.
HOSPICE OF NC An organization that provides physical, emotional, and spiritual care to those living with advanced illness, their caregivers, and those who have lost a loved one.
UNC WOMEN'S SOCCER PROGRAM The nation's most esteemed women's soccer program.
WAR RESISTERS LEAGUE An organization working at home and abroad to challenge military recruitment and war profiteering, organize nonviolent direct action, and offer on-the-ground tools to end all wars.
WOMEN'S SHELTERS OF DURHAM An organization that provides emergency shelter, domestic violence shelter, and shelter for battered women and families.