NOW Honors 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, NOW is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a critical civil rights law guaranteeing non-discrimination protections to people with disabilities in all areas of public life. Signed into law on July 26, 1990, the ADA served as an important milestone for the rights of people with disabilities in our Read more …

Meet NOW at the Women’s March and Support the ERA

Join the National Organization for Women in Washington, DC, as we march in the Women’s March to achieve equality. 2018 challenged our movement in myriad ways, but we rise, in 2019, as strong and unified as ever. Our dedication to the Women’s March and the principles of unity that it represents is unwavering. On January Read more …

National Coalition Urges Congress to Consider Sweeping Social Security Proposals for Women, Caregivers and Same-Sex Couples

NOW Foundation, IWPR, and the NCPSSM Foundation briefed congressional staff on their research examining the challenges facing elderly women and their families in the U.S. Their report, ‘Breaking the Social Security Glass Ceiling: A Proposal to Modernize Women’s Benefits,’ also proposes initiatives to ensure Social Security benefits are adequate for all Americans, particularly for women and women of color.