Stories of NOW from North Carolina on our 50th Anniversary

Comments in celebration of NOW’s 50th anniversary and NC NOW’s State Conference for 2016. What does the National Organization for Women mean to you? How did you like the conference? Find out how you can share your feedback here too.

Women Making History NOW Conference Press Release – 9/5/16

Press release used to notify media outlets of the upcoming NC NOW State Conference, being held in Raleigh on 10/1/16. The theme is “Women Making History NOW” as NOW is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and we are celebrating women advancing in office. Keynote speaker is State Auditor Beth Wood.

NC’s Voter ID Law – Overturned!! Voter ID hurt women too.

The 2013 Voter ID and other voting changes were struck down on the basis of unfairly targeting African Americans. Great news that Voter ID was rejected, and that early voting and preregistration of teens is restored. Don’t forget that women also had been hurt by Voter ID, but women don’t have enough standing to win a lawsuit without ERA.

Women’s Equality Day screening of ‘Equal Means Equal’ in NC – 2016

“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.

NC NOW May to July newsletter available online!

NC NOW newsletter for May to July, 2016, is available online. So much going on! HB 2 fallout, how to get involved, teachers in the street! The picture is from the ERA-NC Alliance launch in April.