This tribute to civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis was written and read by NC NOW Administrative Officer Nancy Cook at the 2020 NC NOW State Conference.
Events around the state starting 9/4/18, timed with the start of confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court. Kavanaugh is an extremist and would be devastating to all kinds of people and the environment. Link to action as well.
Be sure to vote. In a municipal election with low voter turnout, your vote counts many times itself. Here are links to the early voting locations, what happened in Charlotte’s primary last month, and a voting PSA from a friend.
Legislative update #7 includes Governor Cooper’s first veto, budgets, threats to rights to protest, movement on ERA in Nevada, lawsuit updates and bill tracking.
NOW Urges that Senator(s) filibuster the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch and, should a filibuster fail, vote “no”. NC NOW joins with statewide progressive groups on March 20, 2017 to explain why Gorsuch is such a bad choice. Phone script available to help you call your US Senators.
NC NOW’s Legislative Update #5 includes Governor Cooper’s proposed budget, dueling HB2 repeal press conferences, and extreme bills to handle cities and universities trying to protect their residents/students who are immigrants. Lawsuits related to the NCGA are being tracked too.
Some pictures showing the diversity and size of the HKonJ march and rally this year. Also a link to the many excellent speeches at the assembly.
Celebrating longtime activist Mandy Carter, as she receives another award, this one from NC Women United. Join us Dec 8, 2016, to celebrate Mandy and the holidays.
“Equal Means Equal” is a must-see! Pulls you in right away. Do you remember these terrible quotes? Recent past, people. See the trailer here! Then see the whole documentary! Coming out official on Sept 6, 2016. Early showing on Aug 26.
See some Feminist history for yourself! C-Span taped one of the sessions from NOW’s National Conference celebrating NOW’s part in 50 years of progress! Watch at home or with friends!