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Structure Mondernization

Want to learn more about potential changes to NOW’s structure? Visit the 2015 Strategy Summit and Bylaws Convention Conference website to view the webinar calendar, view previously recorded webinars, and participate in the discussion board. Also, check out the Structure Modernization section of the NOW website where you will find older webinar recordings, proposed bylaw amendments and… Read more »

National NOW Bylaws

Last Updated June 2014 Article I. Name The name of this national membership organization of women and men is “National Organization for Women, Inc.” (NOW). Article II. Statement of Purpose NOW’s purpose is to take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all privileges and responsibilities thereof… Read more »

NOW National Board, 2014-2016

NOW National Board 2014-2016 NOW Advisory Committee (non-voting members): Janet Canterbury Co-Chair, NOW Advisory Committee Eleanor Smeal Co-Chair, NOW Advisory Committee Patricia Ireland Co-Chair, NOW Advisory Committee The Honorable Carol Mosely Braun Co-Chair, NOW Advisory Committee   Prairie State Region: (2 seats) Gordy Gustafson Regional Director 2046 Palace Ave Saint Paul, MN 55105 651-699-8252 (home) gcgustafson@msn.com… Read more »

NOW 101

Founded in 1966, NOW has since been a grassroots movement dedicated to eradicating oppressive gender roles and discrimination that work against women and girls. This guide will provide basic information on the founding, goals, and structure of NOW both nationally and locally. NOW 101

NOW Policy Manual for Download

NOW’s Policy Manual is available in PDF format for download. The Policy Manual has two distinct sections, the Issues Policy Manual and the Administrative Policy Manual. Each section has an edition that contains all resolutions passed from 1966 to 1996 as well as an addendum that contains resolutions passed from 1997 through the present.  … Read more »

2014 National Conference Information for Chapter Leaders

This year’s National NOW Conference Faces of Feminism: Strength in Diversity will be in Albuquerque, NM from June 27-29. Below you will find information helpful in making your conference plans. Conference Registration Pre-registration for this year’s conference is open now through June 20, 2014. After this date, all registration will occur on-site in Albuquerque. To… Read more »