Today hundreds are gathering in Charlottesville to mourn the death of Heather Heyer, killed during the Nazi protest. Here is the statement from NOW. Charlottesville White Supremacists Are On the Wrong Side of History 08.12.2017 The white supremacists who launched a brutal protest against the city of Charlottesville, Virginia’s plan to remove a statue … Continue reading Statement of NOW President Toni Van Pelt about Charlottesville
Introducing Dorene Campbell and Salie Travis, AZ NOW's new State Coordinators for Chapter Development! Salie Travis and Dorene Campbell are working to help form new AZ NOW chapters and reconvene existing ones. All you need is 3 members to form a chapter—that's it, just 3! They've already met with Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans about a … Continue reading Flagstaff and Glendale Community College AZ NOW chapters coming soon!
Today we honor the birthday of the “Mother of Women Suffrage”. No, not Susan B. Anthony or Elizabeth Cady Stanton. ESTHER HOBART MORRIS was born on this day in 1814. Orphaned at 11, she learned millinery and was a successful businesswoman by her 30s. Upon her first husband’s death, she moved with her son to … Continue reading Mother of Women Suffrage
Statement of NOW President Toni Van Pelt 08.03.2017 The Democratic party, determined to win back the majority in the House of Representatives at any cost, is throwing its support behind anti-choice candidates. That’s a huge mistake. Reproductive justice is at the heart of women’s health, welfare, safety, and economic security.This week Rep. Ben Ray Luján, … Continue reading Urgent Message to Democratic Leaders: You Can’t Have Economic Justice Without Reproductive Justice
When we talk about the heroes who saved the ACA, let's include ourselves. WE are an antidote to cynicism in this often cynical time. Yes we are!
Keep up the pressure to oppose the Senate Health Bill!
Election of new President and Vice President.
July 2, 2017, Orlando, Florida, National NOW Conference: The NOW membership passes policy for the survival, dignity, and well-being of the indigenous women of the world.
#EQUALMEANSEQUAL movie offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the U.S.
Today there was an opportunity to vote on bringing the ERA up for a Vote. We were not alone in showing support for the ERA.