NC NOW State Conference Recordings – Oct 15-16, 2021

Here are links to the recordings of the NC NOW State Conference, which was done on Zoom. The conference was done over two days – Friday evening with a welcome, panel and workshops, and Saturday day, with an opening plenary, keynote speakers, panel and activity.

Upcoming in Raleigh and Online Oct 19-23, 2021

This post includes 5 upcoming events this week – the Raleigh NOW October Meeting on Oct 19, Rally and letter delivery at Legislative Building on Oct 20, Affordable Housing meeting on Oct 21, ERA-NC Alliance Annual Meeting on Oct 23, and Politica NC Census Slam event on Oct 23. Attend any or all!

Media Advisory: NC NOW to Hold Virtual State Conference on 10/15/21-10/16/21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACTS: ·        Nancy Cook, Administrative Officer, NC National Organization for Women, ·        Gailya Paliga, President, NC National Organization for Women, ***Media Advisory***NC NOW to Hold Virtual State Conference This Weekend Raleigh, NC, October 11, 2021 – The North Carolina National Organization for Women (NC NOW)Continue reading “Media Advisory: NC NOW to Hold Virtual State Conference on 10/15/21-10/16/21”

Women’s Rights and Abortion Rights Signs

Here is a more comprehensive list of women’s rights and abortion rights sign ideas that can be used for women’s marches, rallies and protests. Women aren’t messing around. These are available to inspire the artist within you for the Save Roe and Abortion Justice protests around North Carolina and the country on Oct 2, butContinue reading “Women’s Rights and Abortion Rights Signs”

Rep. Julie von Haefen to Keynote NC NOW Conference

The keynote speaker for North Carolina NOW’s 2021 virtual state conference will be state Representative Julie von Haefen who represents state House District 36 in Wake County. Serving her second term in the legislature, Rep. von Haefen has emerged as a strong advocate for women and education.

Women’s Equality Day Rally and March in Moore County – 8/26/21

Women’s Equality Day events happen around the state and the country on Aug 26. Moore County NAACP-Women in NAACP and League of Women Voters – Moore County held a rally and a march.  They were joined by other allies.  They held a rally and then marched a petition over to Rep. Jimmie Boles office, about 3 blocks from rally. Women have waited too long for equal rights by law. We need ERA NOW!

Women’s INEquality Day Event in Raleigh on 8/26/21

101 years later, women are CELEBRATING women’s right to vote and DEMANDING the Equal Rights Amendment. North Carolina lawmakers and state officials rallied alongside statewide women’s rights groups at the North Carolina Legislative Building in Raleigh at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 26, to demand that members of the General Assembly finally vote to ratify theContinue reading “Women’s INEquality Day Event in Raleigh on 8/26/21”

Lotas: Taliban’s patriarchy is blatant; our own lurks deeper

Feminist Judy Lotas writes about her humanitarian mission to Afghanistan after 9/11, and how the Taliban’s treatment of women was horrible, and is expected to be horrible again. The ERA would help curb patriarchy in the US.