Toni Van Pelt of the National Organization for Women talked about ongoing efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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“No more excuses. No more excuses,” Rep. Jackie Spear, D-Calif.
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 »
A short history about the leading role taken by the the National Organization for Women (NOW) over many years to add an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Black women have been at the forefront of advocating for progressive platforms this election season. Let’s honor their work and commitment to equality by becoming aware of the racism that exists in feminist spaces I had the fortune to attend the March for Black Women on September 29th. I went with a crowd of Black… Read more »
Van Pelt said she hoped Weinstein’s case, and Allen’s comments, would help illuminate right from wrong for other men.
The National Organization for Women quickly praised the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the expulsion of Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, but warned Hollywood not to be complacent about systemic abuse of women in the industry.
The National Organization of Women (NOW) has called on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to revoke Weinstein’s membership, saying that “after decades of abusing his power to prey on women, the last place he should be is in Hollywood’s most powerful club.”
“A sexual predator doesn’t deserve the privilege of an Academy membership — and all the opportunities to wield outsize power that come with it.”
Members of the National Organization for Women voted Saturday to elect Toni Van Pelt president of the organization. Gilda Yazzie was elected vice president.