NOW Celebrates 50 Years of Title IX

Released on June 23, 2022

Today marks 50 years since the passage of Title IX – the landmark civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities that receive federal funding. The provision was passed as part of the Education Amendments of 19 Read more …

NOW Honors And Celebrates Juneteenth

Released on June 19, 2022

The National Organization for Women recognizes and celebrates Juneteenth, commemorating the day that the last enslaved people were emancipated. Juneteenth has long been recognized by Black communities on the statewide level but was only recognized last Read more …

NOW Proudly Celebrates Pride Month In June

Released on June 1, 2022

Statement by NOW President Christian F. Nunes Each June, NOW members join in celebrating Pride Month, the yearly commemoration to uplift LGBTQIA+ rights and honor the significant victories achieved since the historic Stonewall Uprising in June 1969.    Read more …

NOW Honors George Floyd Remembrance Day

Released on May 25, 2022

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.  However, there has been little movement on police reform since the horrific tragedy. Police still kill Black people at higher rates than ot Read more …

NOW Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

Released on May 5, 2022

Statement by National NOW Vice President Bear Atwood  May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, honoring the histories of people from across the Asian continent and the islands of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia.   The Fede Read more …