Many women are living on the edge, living hand to mouth, or barely surviving and coronavirus shutdown is exposing their vulnerability. These articles explore 4 issue areas. 1. For abused women and children, the lockdown can cause a powderkeg of violence, because they have lost the relative safety and time away at work and school.Continue reading “Coronavirus Pandemic Shows Women Living On The Edge”
The 2019 State Conference in Charlotte on 11/9/19 included new topics, an exciting keynote, diverse attendees and many first timers. We had members and attendees from 18 to 80 and Rep. Deb Butler’s speech was a highlight for all! Our conference theme was “The Time For Justice Is NOW.” NOW covers all issues affecting women, butContinue reading “New Topics, Exciting Keynote, Diverse Attendees at 2019 State Conference on 11/9/19”
If you have not seen this important documentary, Equal Means Equal, now is your chance! If you’ve only seen it once, you may want to see it again. It shows us the real situation of women in the United States. Very intense. We will discuss afterward.
Quotes from some of the speakers and performers at the 2019 Raleigh Women’s March. Such impressive speakers and would prefer to be able to capture each speech, but here are some pearls of wisdom.
Raleigh NOW meeting plans this spring and summer. New meeting place is Cameron Village Library. No meeting in July, as usual.
Raleigh, Durham and NC NOW had the chance to participate in WomenNC’s Annual Local to Global Celebration honoring Juanita Bryant and celebrating International Women’s Day in Raleigh on March 8, 2018. Read about event, speakers, research and honoree.
Fayetteville NOW’s Young Feminist Committee hosted their 3rd Blue Stocking Salon on 1/27/18. The topic of women in poverty drew the largest group yet! We discussed various studies and their results, personal experiences with social safety nets and anti-poverty activism as well as what we could do after the salon to act on what we learned.
Two great feminist plays coming right up in Raleigh – “What We’re Up Against” on gender discrimination in the workplace and The Vagina Monologues (20 year anniversary!).
Plan to join us at our anniversary women’s march event in 2018. We are planning a women’s rally on Raleigh, with the theme of “Women Leading The Resistance!” on January 20, 2018. Early information here.
Join us at our 2017 State Conference on Saturday, Oct 21, 2017, from 9am-4pm. We have exciting speakers and interesting workshops. Come get excited and get some skills. We are Mobilizing Women NOW!