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 … Continue reading August 26th special events!
#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.
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.
Statement by NOW President Terry O'Neill 04.04.2017 April 4, 2017 marks the day when women ”catch up” to the wages earned by white men in 2016. Women still earn, on average, just 80 cents for every dollar earned by a white man. From this number, it is obvious that an embarrassing pay inequity exists between women and … Continue reading On Equal Pay Day, NOW Reaffirms Commitment to Closing Gender-Race Wage Gap
Governors Desk and action alerts for 4-1-17.
ACTION ALERT 3/25/2017 from Dianne Post.
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/ … Continue reading #AZNOW Legislative Alert
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 … Continue reading Free Marissa Now Statement on Marissa Alexander’s Freedom:
#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 … Continue reading Oppose Confirmation of Unqualified Nominee Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary #NOWaction