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The Arizona National Organization for Women (AZNOW) works to advance the equal status of women and girls in all aspects of their lives.

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The Az-Team

AZNOW uses a variety of strategies in advancing women’s rights and addressing NOW’s core issues. Through our legislative, educational, and political work, we strive to effect change on different levels and in diverse ways. Our state coordinators/board members focus on specific issues while our general members are welcome to contribute in any way they would like (learn more about membership here).

AZNOW is the umbrella chapter for the local NOW chapters in Arizona, however, each chapter functions as its own entity.

We welcome you to visit any of our local chapters, located in Tucson, Phoenix, and Flagstaff, or inquire about how to start one near you!

You can learn more about the National Organization for Women (NOW), by visiting now.org

Our POLICY SPOKESPERSON

Sheila Ogea

Hello and welcome to aznow.org. My name is Sheila Ogea and as our Policy Spokesperson, I am delighted to welcome you to our new website and encourage you to explore all its features. Please check out the calendar to view upcoming events in your area. Here you’ll find information about what AZNOW is, what NOW is, and get to know a little more about our officers. Our blog/news posts, PAC, and conference pages contain information on how to join, request a political endorsement, attend our annual conference, and much more. If you need any additional information about me or AZNOW, please feel free to shoot me an email me at policyspokesperson at aznow.org. We’re here for you!

 

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Our Six Core Issues

  • Defending Reproductive Rights and Justice

    We believe reproductive rights are issues of life and death for women, not mere matters of choice. We fully support access to safe abortion, to effective birth control, to emergency contraception, to reproductive health services, and to comprehensive sex education for men and women.

  • Improving LGBT+ Rights

    We are committed to fighting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in all areas of life, including employment, housing, public accommodations, health services, child custody, and military service.

  • Winning Constitutional Equality

    We are steadfast and unwavering in our pursuit of a promise of equal rights in the U.S. Constitution. The progress we have made must continue and not depend on legislation that can be (and has been) weakened or repealed by local or federal legislators.

Two States
One Date

Earlier this year Arizona and Virgina were on the verge of making history for becoming the threshold 38th state to ratify the ERA. Join us in congratulating Virgina for ratifying the ERA! We will continue to work in Arizona to do the same! Visit our ERA Task Force to support!

Support ERA Task force AZ

The ERA Task Force AZ is a coalition of groups and individual volunteers working to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Arizona. They have been working tirelessly as sentinels at the Arizona Capitol building, attending events, rallies, and even operating a lemonade stand to raise funds. They put forth their best effort in raising awareness throughout the State about ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

“Support ERA Task Force AZ here.

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East Valley NOW Chapter

Meetings Address:
Library Room LB11
1833 W Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85202
Phone: 602.935.8105

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Updated, Jan. 3rd, 2020, Arizona National Organization for Women (AZNOW), PO Box 32336, Phoenix, 85064