Democracy Demands That We Count Every Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This election made history with a record turnout fueled by the enthusiasm, commitment and resolve of millions of women.  We voted early.  We voted by mail. We voted in person.  But our work isn’t finished just yet. We made our voices heard and now we have to make sure that our votes are counted.   This election is not up to Donald Trump, it’s up to 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 …

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 …