Come 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.
Our 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.