Breaking The Silence: A Town Hall Hearing on Women of Color in New Orleans

A highlight of national NOW conference in New Orleans was the “Breaking The Silence: A Town Hall Hearing on Women of Color in New Orleans.” The Town Hall was Thursday, Jun 18, 2015, 3-6pm.

Let’s actually support women and families in NC, Tara Romano’s Moral Monday Reunites Speech

Excellent speech on women and the harmful and spiteful legislation going forward in the Legislature. Contrasting that with what the legislature SHOULD and COULD be doing – lifting women and families up. By Tara Romano, NCWU President, at Moral Monday Reunites, on 29 Apr 2015.

ERA Bill Being Introduced for Mother’s Day, 2015, take action!

Joint resolution for ERA being introduced in Congress for Mother’s Day, 2015. Ask your Senators to support and/or co-sponsor the bill. In NC, contact Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis. We tell you how!

HB465 protests around the state, join us!

HB465 forces doctors to send ultrasounds and more of women’s private medical records to DHHS, and triples the waiting period before a woman can try getting an abortion (24 to 72 hours). Join us May 4-May 11 in protest to bring attention to this bad bill.

Wednesday, April 29 – Moral Monday Reunites!

The first Moral Monday was 2 years ago, on April 29, 2013, and NC NOW was there. Thanks to Robin Davis for understanding immediately the need for this movement and peaceful outlet, and sharing with other NOW members.  This “Moral Monday Reunites” event has been organized to celebrate this 2 year anniversary on Wednesday, AprilContinue reading “Wednesday, April 29 – Moral Monday Reunites!”

Second Silent Sentinels Vigil at NCGA in the news!

The second Silent Sentinels vigil was done in conjunction with Women’s Advocacy Day, Apr 21, 2015.encourage Judiciary I to move the House ERA bill (H166) along. The second vigil was held in front of the office of the Vice Chair of Judiciary I. Last time it was held in front of the Chair of Judiciary I’s office. Next time – on to the Senate to help S184!

ERA Silent Sentinels Vigil in the news!! Join our next one after WAD!

Our ERA Silent Sentinels Vigil is in the news! We’re having another vigil on 4/21/15 at 2pm, after Women’s Advocacy Day (WAD). More on both here!

Upcoming events for April 2015

Many opportunities to participate – in person and from your computer. There are rallies, a Silent Sentinals action, easy actions to take from home, Women’s Advocacy Day, and Pro-choice Signature Ad delivery. These are all in April, 2015.

How to contact NC’s US Senators – Burr and Tillis

Looks like there are going to be many reasons to contact the United States Senators representing North Carolina, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis. You can call or write them or email them.  Calling is faster, but writing leaves a permanent record. Better yet – call and write!