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 …

Action Alert – REMINDER: August 6-8 – Stand in the Way of Injustice

August 6, 2020 marks the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a day when this country finally moved towards becoming a true democracy with fair and equal elections. Yet voter suppression tactics continue to threaten the fundamental right to vote for Black and Brown communities.

Action Alert – Join the March to the Ballot Box 8/6 – 8/8

The 2020 election, one of the most crucial in our nation’s history, is less than 100 days away. It is more vital than ever that we demand equal and full access to the vote. We must also vigorously defend against the voter suppression tactics that often maliciously target Black and Brown communities across this country.