Oct. 23, 10-11:30 am @ Grand Coffee at 718 N Central Brunch Meeting Central Phoenix NOW

grand-central-coffee-houseCome and enjoy breakfast, learn something new and take action for women’s rights with like-minded women!

The Inez Casiano/Central Phoenix NOW chapter will have its monthly meeting on Sunday, Oct. 23, 10-11:30 am at Grand Coffee, 718 N Central Ave.

IMG_1625.JPGOur speaker will be January Contreras, managing attorney for Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services to talk about immigrant women and trafficking.

Our action item will be to write letters to the County Board of Supervisors asking them not to appropriate money to Arpaio to defend a suit that attorney Joy Bertrand won against shackling pregnant and birthing women.



10:00 – 10:05             Call to Order and Welcome – Johnson


10:05 – 10:10             Approval of September minutes

10:10 – 10:25                         Reports:

  • President Report – Interim President Christian Johnson – status of grievance
  • Treasurer’s Report–Interim Kathryn Baumgardner
    • Status of account
  • State PAC – Kathryn Baumgardner, state and presidential elections


10:25 – 10:40             Old Business:

19th Amendment Celebration – Tsoudis

Debate/Election watch parties – Post

Annual Plan for 2016-2017 & Elections – Johnson, on                                                        hold till grievance resolved


10:40 – 10:55                         New Business:

NOW endorsed Candidates

Women police chief/fire chief – recogniton? Post


10:55 – 11:15             Presenter

January Contreras – CEO/Managing Attorney,                                                                     ALWAYS, Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services


11:15 – 11:25             Action – letters about shackling


11:25 – 11:30             Announcements:

                                    Push Comes to Shove: Women and Power, Oct 1-Jan. 8, SMoCA,                                                 Scottsdale, art as a catalyst for the transformation of women’s role in                             society.

Women’s Rights and Planned Parenthood Support Rally

Weekly rally in Tempe, check them out


Next Meeting:           Grand Coffee, 718 N Central, November 27, 10 a.m.


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