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, nancyclarkcook@yahoo.com ·        Gailya Paliga, President, NC National Organization for Women, nownorthcarolina@gmail.com ***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”

Press Release: Women’s INEquality Day at NCGA on 8/26/21

North Carolina lawmakers and state officials will rally alongside statewide women’s rights groups at the North Carolina General Assembly at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 26, to demand that members of the General Assembly finally vote to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Media Advisory: Military #MeToo Reaches Ft. Bragg Panel #2 on 1/7/21

The disappearance and murder of Vanessa Guillen at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas sparked a military #MeToo movement that is forcing military-wide change. The Secretary of the Army went public with the Ft. Hood report results and promised that the changes are reaching everywhere. This panel has experts and individuals talk about issues specifically at Ft. Bragg that need to be addressed. The first round of changes is due in March 2021.

Media Advisory: Voting Our Future NOW Conference on Oct 9-10, 2020

With a conference theme of “Voting Our Future NOW,” the North Carolina National Organization for Women (NC NOW) is joining the many organizations who have moved to virtual format to continue going forward during the COVID-19 pandemic. NC NOW is holding its first annual state conference via Zoom this Friday evening and Saturday morning. Read more about it here, and see where to register.

Media Advisory: Stand up for immigrants and the right to asylum – 7/30/19

The NCGA is targeting immigrants and forcing sheriffs to do ICE’s job and bidding in North Carolina, while the Trump Administration has moved to impose the cost of a manufactured border crisis on other countries in one move, and to completely cut off refugees in another. Rally with us against cruel chaos being caused with people’s lives in the balance.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Close The Camps, Stop The ICE Raids – 7/16/19

Tuesdays With Tillis, El Pueblo, NC National Organization for Women, and MomsRisingNC bring more attention on subhuman conditions in detention camps and terror and frightening consequences of ICE raids on immigrants. Join us 7/16/19, at 11:30am, for event “Close The Camps, Stop The ICE Raids.”

Media Advisory: Abortion Is Healthcare Event on 6/11/19

Abortion has been all over the news lately. Different types of abortion bans have become law recently in various states. Missouri is trying hard to shut down the last clinic in Missouri. In fact, in the midst of the fight between the state and the last clinic, Missouri just added a punitive regulation requiring women seeking a legal abortion in the state to undergo a mandatory, medically unnecessary, invasive pelvic examination. North Carolina has its own drama that played out with one of the abortion ban bills. Hear about all of this and why abortion is health care and women continue to need access to them and other aspects of reproductive care. Join us to support safe and legal abortion.

Media Advisory: Women Rising Up NOW: NC NOW State Conference October 20, 2018

Media advisory: North Carolina National Organization for Women (NOW) will hold its annual conference on October 20, 2018, from 9 am to 4 pm at NC Advocates for Justice building in Raleigh. We are proud to announce our keynote speaker is civil rights attorney Anita Earls. This year’s conference theme is ‘Women Rising Up NOW!’