Ginsburg Remembered As A Champion Of Women’s Rights

Justice Ginsberg talked many times about her experiences, discrimination of sex discrimination, and how that just really motivated her to reach out, and by the cases that she fought and she really fought for gender equity and equality.

NOW Mourns the Loss of Feminist Icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg

WASHINGTON, D.C. – There aren’t sufficient words to describe the depth of sorrow women are feeling at the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. We are shattered.  We are broken.  We feel that we have lost more than a dear and admired friend. Our country has lost a feminist champion.   Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not only a historic Supreme Court Justice, but also a political Read more …

NOW Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. From now until October 15, we celebrate the cultures and heritage of Hispanic and Latinx Americans as well as the countless achievements these communities have made throughout history.  NOW honors activists like Dolores Huerta, the civil rights and labor movement pioneer who co-founded the National Farmworkers Association in the 1960s, working tirelessly to make certain that U.S. farmworkers received labor rights. We also honor Sylvia Rivera, the Read more …

August 13 is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day
NOW Demands that the Road to Racial Justice MUST include Economic Justice for Black Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2020, NOW reaffirms our commitment to economic justice and racial equity, two of our core issues. Pay equity has been a central demand of feminists for years, but we must also recognize that structural sexism and racism in this nation is inextricable from economic oppression.  In 2019, Black women were paid Read more …

NOW Salutes the Historic Choice of Kamala Harris as the Democratic Nominee for Vice President

Senator Kamala Harris is a feminist champion and is a bold, forward-thinking, progressive choice for vice president. The more women of color, like Senator Harris, that are in positions of power, making decisions – the better off women will be.  NOW’s grassroots members are ready to make history – and we can’t wait to see the first woman and first person of color elected as Vice President of The United Read more …