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2016 ARIZONA NOW PAC

In an effort to make a difference in Arizona, AZ NOW wants to encourage our members and friends to become more actively involved in our community and state government by educating them about what our legislators are doing. Following is an important issue!   2016 United States NOW PAC & ARIZONA NOW PAC ENDORSEMENTS   United […]

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2016 2nd round of AZ NOW PAC Endorsements Women's votes will decide the future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     As welcome as monsoon rain in the Sonoran desert, the AZ NOW PAC showers the Valley thirsty for feminist voter guidance Women’s votes will decide the future 8.4.2016 – Kathryn Baumgardner, AZ NOW PAC Coordinator, released the second set of endorsements for the upcoming primary election. Based on answers to our […]

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Women Leaders: What's the World Coming to?

By Dianne Post Recently, several glass ceilings have been broken and others wacked hard. Internationally, women are 29% of the UN peacekeepers. Five women lead peacekeeping operations. Three completely female units are in Haiti, Liberia and DR Congo. The UN has found that the presence of women helps reduce conflict and confrontation, protects local women […]

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We Can No Longer Be Silent: How Intimate Partner Violence Affects Women of Color

Posted 07/07/2016 by Amari O’Bannon & filed under Ending Violence Against Women, Stopping Violence Against Women. By Amari O’Bannon, President’s Office Intern Recently, one of my fellow interns wrote a fabulous information piece about the rarely acknowledged sexual abuse to prison pipeline. One of NOW’s current missions is to not only spread awareness about our […]

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This is What a Feminist Looks Like: Fighting Racism and Sexism Within the Feminist Movement

Posted 07/13/2016 by Angela Myers & filed under Activism, Essay, Promoting Diversity & Ending Racism. By Angela Myers, Communications Intern Wobbly and unsure on her feet, my mom leans with one hand on her walker while the other points to the large pink button on her chest. The button reads, “This is what a feminist […]

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NOW Statement on the Tragic Events on Minnesota, Baton Rouge, and Dallas

07.08.2016, DC,  The tragic and senseless deaths of Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and five police officers in Dallas, Texas have left so many people heartbroken and grieving. As we grieve, we must also renew our commitment to take action, to restore trust between police and the communities […]

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