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 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 …

Now Urges Congress to Vote YES to Protect Pregnant Workers

Washington, D.C. — This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694), a bill that aims to eliminate discrimination and promote economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for those whose ability to perform functions of their job are limited by pregnancy, childcare, and other related medical conditions.    For decades pregnant people have lost their much-needed jobs Read more …

NOW’s Long History of Working for Racial Justice and Equity

As we are approaching a historic anniversary with the Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, recognizing women’s fundamental right to vote, it seems appropriate to take stock of the important work for equality that NOW has undertaken.