Media Advisory: Chapel Hill #StopTheBans Event on 5/21/19 at Noon

Media Advisory for the #StopTheBans rally in Chapel Hill on 5/21/19. Includes information on some of the bans and how clueless some of the lawmakers have been.

NC and Other State Abortion Bans – What Are We Looking At?

A slew of major anti-abortion bills are passing in states, with some being signed into law around the country. These laws are designed to oppress and control women. The goal is to overturn Roe v Wade, using the new makeup of the US Supreme Court with Kavanaugh and Gorsuch.

Third Annual Feminist 5k in Raleigh is 6/8/19

Join us for the 2019 Feminist 5k! This a fun run/walk/renunciation of the patriarchy, now in its 3rd year. NC NOW is a co-sponsor, and better yet, NOW members get a discount. Contact NC NOW on facebook, or email president@raleighnow.org for code. If you want to be involved but also prefer to move less, comeContinue reading “Third Annual Feminist 5k in Raleigh is 6/8/19”

20th Annual SBA Event in Fayetteville Celebrates Police Chief

Fayetteville Police Chief Gina V. Hawkins was recognized by Fayetteville NOW for her leadership abilities during the organization’s Susan B. Anthony Birthday Celebration on Tuesday, 3/12/19. Chief Hawkins is the first woman and first minority to serve in the permanent position of police chief for Fayetteville.  

ERA: Alyssa Milano Wants It. How About You?

Women have been working to get equal rights in the United States for 170 years! Too many people don’t realize women don’t have equal rights. Why is ERA catching fire now? What will it do for women and families? How can you help? North Carolina women are pushing now and pushing hard! Learn more and join the effort! Alyssa Milano is in!

International Women’s Day Luncheon with Triad NOW, 3/9/19

Triad NOW is hosting its first International Women’s day Luncheon on Saturday, 3/9/19, from noon to 2:30pm. They have a “knock your socks off” presentation by Purity Ruchugo from Kenya, an inspiring multi-media presentation about international women activists by Iris Cole, and an international menu. 

Fayetteville NOW’s 20th SBA Event Honors Police Chief Gina Hawkins, 3/12/19

The Fayetteville Chapter of NOW is holding their 20th annual Susan B. Anthony Birthday Celebration. In 2019, they are honoring Fayetteville Police Chief Gina Hawkins, who is the first woman and first minority to serve in the permanent position of police chief for Fayetteville. The event is Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Please register in advance.

ERA Advocacy Day at NCGA a Big Success! 1/30/19

NC NOW members attended an ERA Advocacy Day at the Legislative Building and Legislative Office Building in Raleigh on Wednesday, 1/30/19. Women delivered two things to each legislator – a letter from the ERA-NC Alliance and Legalize Equality, a 30 minute DVD which makes the case for ERA. Great timing since January 30 was the legislators’ first day back and many legislators, or at least their assistants, were available.

Women and Allies Show Strength Again at Raleigh Women’s March on 1/26/19!

Thousands gathered at the NC Legislative Building and in Halifax Mall for the 2019 Raleigh Women’s March on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Summary of event with theme, speakers, performers, signs and more.

One State to Go – Let’s Make History: ERA 2019 on 1/30/19

North Carolina has a historic chance to be the 38th — and final! — state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Join us as we bring that message to our legislators. We need them to know that North Carolina wants equal rights for all – women and men! #ALLforERA  One more state. Not one more genERAtion. ERA Advocacy Day on 1/30/19.