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

Sunday 10-23-16 Women & Immigration/trafficking speaker & NOW meeting  

The Inez Casiano/Central Phoenix NOW chapter will have their monthly meeting Sunday, October 23 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Grand Coffee, 718 N Central, upstairs.  This month we'll hear from January Contreras of Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services (ALWAYS) about immigrant women and trafficking. In addition, we'll do a follow up action on the shackling … Continue reading Sunday 10-23-16 Women & Immigration/trafficking speaker & NOW meeting  

NOW to Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell: Un-endorse Trump NOW!

Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell should be ashamed of themselves. Their failure to renounce their endorsements of Donald Trump disqualifies them from any semblance of leadership.  10.08.2016 Reposted 10.10.16 from NOW Media Center on AZNOW.org Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell should be ashamed of themselves. Their failure to renounce their endorsements of Donald Trump disqualifies … Continue reading NOW to Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell: Un-endorse Trump NOW!

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

This is What a Feminist Looks Like: Fighting Racism and Sexism Within the Feminist Movement

Posted 07/13/2016 by Angela Myers & filed under Activism, Essay, Promoting Diversity & Ending Racism. By Angela Myers, Communications Intern Wobbly and unsure on her feet, my mom leans with one hand on her walker while the other points to the large pink button on her chest. The button reads, “This is what a feminist … Continue reading This is What a Feminist Looks Like: Fighting Racism and Sexism Within the Feminist Movement

What You Need to Know About the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline

Posted 06/22/2016 by Angela Myers & filed under Ending Sex Discrimination, Ending Violence Against Women, Stopping Violence Against Women. By Angela Myers, Communications Intern The juvenile justice system is criminalizing sexual assault victims. In our juvenile justice system, many, if not most, of the young women placed in the juvenile justice system are victims of sexual abuse. … Continue reading What You Need to Know About the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline

#ResignGoodell

I'm sure you've seen that a second video showing Baltimore Raven's player Ray Rice committing an act of domestic violence has been released. Every media outlet has been showing it, making it hard to ignore. Sign the petition and tell Goodell that he must go. Only when millions of NFL fans saw that video did … Continue reading #ResignGoodell