What you can do to get out the vote NOW!

Vote yourself! Be sure to check NC NOW PAC and NOW PAC’s endorsements at https://northcarolinanow.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/nc-national-organization-for-women-announces-general-election-endorsements/ Motivate others to vote! NC NOW set up phone banking opportunities this Tuesday and Thursday around the state. We have phone banking sites for this Tuesday, Oct 28, and Thursday, Oct 30, in 5 cities. Over 100 thousand people votedContinue reading “What you can do to get out the vote NOW!”

NC National Organization for Women Announces General Election Endorsements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2014 NC National Organization for Women Announces General Election Endorsements Raleigh, N.C. – On Oct 15, Gailya Paliga, President of NC National Organization for Women, announced that the organization’s Political Action Committee (PAC) has issued endorsements for statewide offices in the 2014 General Election. NC NOW PAC announced candidate endorsementsContinue reading “NC National Organization for Women Announces General Election Endorsements”

NC NOW Conference Pictures and Summary

“Demand Justice for Women NOW” was the theme for our 2014 NC NOW State Conference, which we held in at the Chapel Hill Friends Meeting building. We had members from across NC, from Fayetteville to Asheville.  Three life members of NOW attended – Jan Allen, Mandy Carter and Margaret Mays.

NWLC Expert on women’s health coming to Raleigh – Oct 21

The next Crucial Conversations event brings Judy Waxman, an expert on health and reproductive rights from the National Women’s Law Center in DC, to you in and around the Triangle! “Especially in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s recent and now infamous ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, you won’t want to miss the opportunityContinue reading “NWLC Expert on women’s health coming to Raleigh – Oct 21”

Join us in our fight to put women’s health and safety first, by Christina Mullinax

I am perpetually puzzled when people state that they don’t believe in abortion. What does that mean exactly? You don’t need to believe in abortion for it to happen. We know from 2000 years of history that women have found ways to end their pregnancies whether or not their government declared the practice as legal.Continue reading “Join us in our fight to put women’s health and safety first, by Christina Mullinax”

Inspired by Delores Huerta, student submission, 10/11/07

Dakia Davis wrote up this report after she heard and met labor leader and civil rights activist Delores Huerta twice in September 2007 when she was a student in Greensboro.  She submitted it to Raleigh NOW in Oct 2007. Dakia Davis SOC 371 Luebke September 26, 2007 Extra Credit: Dolores Huerta I had the opportunityContinue reading “Inspired by Delores Huerta, student submission, 10/11/07”

Female Immigrant Work Situation

♀ Female Immigrant Work Situation This article was originally posted at http://www.nowfoundation.org/issues/economic/071108immigrationtestimony.html and has been included in NC Women United draft documents starting in 2008. The immigration situation in the United State is complex. There are so many barriers to becoming a U.S. citizen that it is hard to decide where to begin. Many proposedContinue reading “Female Immigrant Work Situation”

Here’s the real voter fraud..

Americans for Prosperity Foundation mailed out HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of voter registration forms with incorrect information across North Carolina this month (Sept 2014). **The mailing tells people to send the form to the wrong agency, and it gives two different deadlines to register to vote.** Americans for Prosperity Foundation is a conservative nonprofit affiliated withContinue reading “Here’s the real voter fraud..”

Demand Justice For Women NOW! 10/11/14

Demand Justice for Women NOW! NC NOW State Conference Saturday, Oct 11, 2014 Chapel Hill Friends Meeting Building The NC National Organization For Women conference theme this year is “Demand Justice for Women NOW!”  Come hear Rep. Pricey Harrison, our excellent and exciting keynote speaker.  Rep. Harrison has proven commitment to women and the environment. Continue reading “Demand Justice For Women NOW! 10/11/14”

Reality of domestic abusers like Ray Rice – can they be fixed?

A video that was released showing NFL player Ray Rice knocking his then fiancee, Janay Palmer, out cold in a hotel elevator and then dragging her unconscious body out generated new discussion and new action.  But the problem is, why did it take a video to make people believe what Rice did? Some NFL players whoContinue reading “Reality of domestic abusers like Ray Rice – can they be fixed?”