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New AZ NOW PAC Committee forming 2017-2019! We are ready to endorse without remorse! Kristen Pierce welcomes you to the new two-year commitment committee for endorsing AZ candidates and recommendations for National NOW endorsement. You can find more information about AZ, local and National endorsement here: Surveys, raising money, following campaigns OH MY! You can […]

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August 26th special events!

Saturday, August 26th marks the passing of the 19th Amendment, granting the right to vote to select American women. The progress of women’s equality in Arizona is gaining attention, and efforts to increase the level of public awareness and garner bipartisan support to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment are not going away anytime soon. We will continue […]

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Equal Means Equal Movie Night with #askERAday

We hope you will join us on April 21st for our first Campus Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Day. Campuses and individuals across the country will watch the documentary ‘Equal Means Equal’ on their campuses, in their dorms or at a private house party at 6 pm ET/ 5 pm CT/ 4 pm MT/ 3 pm PT. Individuals can rent or purchase the film through Amazon or iTunes.

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#AZNOW Legislative Alert

Thanks to our AZ NOW Legislative Coordinator Dianne Post for our weekly update. 1-27-17 / updated 1-29-17 If you are on Request To Speek (RTS), please log in and at least click support or oppose for the measures. You don’t have to leave a comment if you don’t want to. ACTION: RTS website address: https://apps.azleg.gov/ […]

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Free Marissa Now Statement on Marissa Alexander’s Freedom:

Free Marissa Now Statement on Marissa Alexander’s Freedom:January 27, 2017 #AZNOW Reposted 1-27-17 Today, after 3 years behind bars and 2 years of house detention, Marissa Alexander was finally released from state confinement. Marissa Alexander has been punished for over 5 years for defending her life from a domestic violence attack threatening her life nine […]

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Oppose Confirmation of Unqualified Nominee Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary #NOWaction

#AZNOW reposted 1-28-17 NOW Action Alert TAKE ACTION January 24, 2017 Oppose Confirmation of Unqualified Nominee Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary DeVos is Clearly Unqualified – Betsy DeVos, a voucher and charter school promoter, has absolutely no experience with public education and is one of the most unqualified candidates to be picked by the incoming Trump […]

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NOW AZ Legislative List as of 1-20-17

Thanks to #NOWAZ Legislative Coordinator Dianne Post! Be sure to stay tuned, THERE WILL BE MORE… 2017 Legislation List  NUMBER TITLE/CONTENT STATUS/ACTION HCR2002 Repeal Prop 105, allowing legislature the right to repeal citizens initiative or referenda   HCR 2004 Repeal clean elections Appropriations, hearing on 1/25 HCR 2006 Constitutional Convention – no   HCR 2007 […]

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A Million Thanks to Organizers and Marchers – Women Made History!

Reposted by NOW AZ 1-25-17 A Million Thanks to Organizers and Marchers – Women Made History! Printable PDF January 24, 2017 NOW activists are still thrilled and energized by the overwhelming turnout – not only for the Women’s March on Washington – but the impressive marches that took place in hundreds of cities and towns […]

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Statement by NOW President Terry O’Neill on the Inauguration 1-20-17

Reposted by NOW AZ,  1-24-17 To schedule an interview with Terry O’Neill, president of the National Organization for Women, today or tomorrow for the Women’s March, please email press@now.org. 01.20.2017 Today Donald Trump took the oath of office, and became 45th president of the United States. Today, and every day for the next four years, […]

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AZ NOW Legislative Action Alert

Thank you to our Legislative Reporter Dianne Post! During the Arizona legislative session you can count on Dianne’s reports to give you the unfiltered briefs targeted to the issues you’re willing to consider taking action on. ACTION ITEM – AZ NOW – January 21, 2017 HCR2012 – ratification of ERA in House – not assigned. […]

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NOW AZ invites you to post A Woman’s March ‘moment’ to this blog <3

The North High School Affiliate Chapter was marching today. I saw them across the crowd holding NOW Rounds with determination and compassion. The knowledge of their empowerment and seeing their joy was one of the most satisfying moments of my career as a teacher. Kathryn Mitchell Baumgardner  It’s your turn. What was a highlight of […]

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Inez Casiano/ Central Phoenix NOW Actions

Greetings NOW members, Happy New Year – a new year with lots of challenges! We need you now more than ever as the attack on women and other social groups is unfortunately strong against all of us. We appreciate your membership and involvement.   Please take the time to attend our meeting on Sunday, 1/22. […]

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Women’s March On Washington – 9 AZ Sister Marches 

The organizers from WMOW have BIG NEWS!!! There are 9 yes NINE, Sister Marches in Arizona: Ajo, Flagstaff, Green Valley, Jerome, Phoenix, Prescott, Sedona, Tucson, Yuma… and ??? IS YOUR MARCH NOT LISTED?? Click and let organizers know. Sister Marches Register Here AZ Sister Marches as of 1-15-17 cited 10:08PM https://www.womensmarch.com/sisters. Ajo — Women’s March – […]

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Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill endorsing the Women’s March on Washington  12.07.2016 (Reposted 1-13-17) The National Organization for Women proudly endorses the Women’s March on Washington. On January 21, 2017, we will join with activists from across the country in a historic and necessary affirmation that women’s rights are human rights. There is no […]

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The organizers from WMOW have BIG NEWS!!! Sister marches are local, national and global. There are 7 official marches in Arizona: Ajo, Flagstaff, Green Valley, Phoenix, Prescott, Sedona, Tucson… and ??? IS YOUR MARCH NOT LISTED?? Click and let organizers know.  https://www.womensmarch.com/sisters Women’s March on Washington – Sister Marches 

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Safety Pin Nation & 5 Women’s March on Washington #NOWaz

Disaster is natural. Whether we remain ash or become the phoenix is up to us. Feminists know how to keep to our deepest convictions and remember our goals.  Safety Pin Nation is having a vigil on January 20th at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix. See the website: http://www.strongertogetheraz.com/ Here is information below about 5 […]

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Women’s March on Washington: Phoenix, AZ #NOWaz

On January 21, 2017 we will unite in solidarity with participants in Washington, DC for the Women’s March on Washington. We stand together with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. HEAR OUR VOICE.

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Woman’s March on Washington: Flagstaff, AZ #NOWaz

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS …and their answers Should I bring my own signs? Yes, your signs are welcome. We will also have some there for you. Is it safe to bring my kids? Yes, this is intended to be a family event. We expect a non-violent, peaceful march. How do I know where to march? March […]

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Inez Casiano/Central Phoenix NOW meeting  Sunday, 11-27-16

NOW is the time to come together and plan our strategy as feminists and progressives for the next four years. Please join us at our next Inez Casiano/Central Phoenix NOW meeting on: Sunday, November 27 at  10 a.m. at  Grand Central Coffee Company at  718 N Central Avenue 85004.  They open at 10 so get […]

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Tucson/Southern AZ NOW 12-3-16 Convening Meeting 

NOW is the time to come together and plan our 2017 feminist strategy and Woman’s March January 21st. Please join us. NOW is the time. Facebook Event link Saturday, December 3rd  3:00-5:00 PM  For remote participation or IRL (In Real Life) location and more information… Email TucsonAZNOW@gmail.com

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Women Leaders: What’s the World Coming to?

By Dianne Post Recently, several glass ceilings have been broken and others wacked hard. Internationally, women are 29% of the UN peacekeepers. Five women lead peacekeeping operations. Three completely female units are in Haiti, Liberia and DR Congo. The UN has found that the presence of women helps reduce conflict and confrontation, protects local women […]

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We Can No Longer Be Silent: How Intimate Partner Violence Affects Women of Color

Posted 07/07/2016 by Amari O’Bannon & filed under Ending Violence Against Women, Stopping Violence Against Women. By Amari O’Bannon, President’s Office Intern Recently, one of my fellow interns wrote a fabulous information piece about the rarely acknowledged sexual abuse to prison pipeline. One of NOW’s current missions is to not only spread awareness about our […]

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Why Women Must Still Fight For Voting Rights

Why Women Must Still Fight For Voting Rights Statement by NOW President Terry O’Neill 06.23.2016   The struggle to secure voting rights and the struggle to secure the rights of women have been intertwined in U.S. history since the historic meeting at Seneca Falls in 1848 endorsed the demand for women to have the right […]

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It’s time Arizona recognizes equal rights for women

Arizona Capital Times, Dianne Post and Kaitlin Ford — Dianne Post is a Phoenix attorney and Kaitlin Ford is an intern for NOW. By: Guest Opinion  January 21, 2016 , 5:30 pm Most Americans have heard of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). What most Americans do not realize is that the ERA did not pass and is not […]

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