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50 Years of Organizing for Change

The National Organization for Women (NOW) welcomes the opportunity to participate in the March for Black Women and the Racial Justice March. NOW believes that changing the culture that marginalizes, disparages and excludes women, particularly women of color, is our most important work.


NOW Stands by Jemele Hill: Donald Trump is a White Supremacist

NOW Stands by Jemele Harris: Donald Trump is a White Supremacist


NOW Proudly Endorses the Black Women’s March and March for Racial Justice

The National Organization for Women is proud to officially endorse the March for Black Women, and the March for Racial Justice (M4RJ). The events will take place concurrently, and in solidarity with one another, on September 30, 2017.

NOW In The News

NOW president: Persist, Resist, Unite

The National Organization for Women is pushing back and ramping up its strategy.

5 Things to Be Thankful for on Women’s Equality Day

There’s a surge of inspiring grassroots activism.

Veteran activist from Florida chosen as NOW’s new leader

Toni Van Pelt, 69, who has been active for decades in NOW’s Florida affiliates, was elected Saturday night at the organization’s national conference in Orlando, Florida. Elected as vice president was her running mate, Gilda Yazzie, a Navajo Indian from Durango, Colorado.

NOW Read This

Kate Millett, Ground-Breaking Feminist Writer, Is Dead at 82

The “Sexual Politics” project, Ms. Millett told Time, “got bigger and bigger until I was almost making a political philosophy.”

10 Simple Ways White People Can Step Up to Fight Everyday Racism

Learning about the history of racial oppression in America is an important step toward understanding why many people of color have a hard time trusting white people.

Ten Ways to Fight Hate

The Southern Poverty Law Center shares a community resource guide for responding to hate.