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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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ISSUE ADVISORY: Voter Suppression on Steroids for 2016 Elections

ISSUE ADVISORY: Voter Suppression on Steroids for 2016 Elections By Elika Nassirinia and Luna Floyd, NOW Foundation Interns June 17, 2016 Mary Lou Miller was 7 years old when the 19th Amendment was passed. She made a promise to herself to take full advantage of her right to vote, and vote she did, from 1934 […]

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What You Need to Know About the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline

Posted 06/22/2016 by Angela Myers & filed under Ending Sex Discrimination, Ending Violence Against Women, Stopping Violence Against Women. By Angela Myers, Communications Intern The juvenile justice system is criminalizing sexual assault victims. In our juvenile justice system, many, if not most, of the young women placed in the juvenile justice system are victims of sexual abuse. […]

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50th Anniversary Gala: Carrying the Torch Together

Forward Feminism – NOW Intrepid Awards & Gala NOW’s 50th Anniversary Gala and Intrepid Awards will honor women whose lives epitomize the very definition of “intrepid” —resolutely courageous, fearless, bold. Washington, DC 6-21-2016 NOW honors and celebrates their Intrepid Award honorees: Christine Brennan, Elizabeth Shuler, Chandra Wilson, and the founders of AWARE. The Gala, hosted by […]

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NOW National Conference * 2016

Forward Feminism: National Organization for Women’s 50th Anniversary Carrying the Torch Together In June, NOW will commemorate 50 years of feminist grassroots activism with our 50th Anniversary Gala and Forward Feminism Conference at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. On June 23, we will honor a stellar group of women with NOW’s Intrepid Awards. […]

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National Organization for Women – AZ – Political Action Committee (PAC) Federal Candidate Survey

National Organization for Women – AZ – Political Action Committee (PAC) Federal Candidate Survey   Welcome to the AZ NOW PAC endorsement process! TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION: online via google survey link above print the completed pdf survey (from link) and mail to: NOW PAC AZ c/o Kathryn Baumgardner P.O. Box 45558 Phoenix, AZ 85064 email […]

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National Organization for Women – AZ – Political Action Committee (PAC) Statewide Candidate Survey

2016 AZ NOW PAC Statewide Candidate Survey Welcome to the AZ NOW PAC endorsement process! TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION: online via google survey link above print the completed pdf survey (from link) and mail to: NOW PAC AZ c/o Kathryn Baumgardner P.O. Box 45558 Phoenix, AZ 85064 email completed survey to: nowpac.az@gmail.com The National Organization […]

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Good company for feminists.

According to voter polls there’s been a 9% increase in self identified feminist voters since 2008. In 2012 55% of women voters label them selves as a feminist. You can read the full article here. I know some of you 2nd wave ladies are asking where are the young people at (*cough, cough* Hi, 30-something in […]

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