NOW Participates in AAPI Day Against Bullying and Hate 2021

Released on May 18, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NOW is pleased to participate in 2021’s AAPI Day Against Bullying and Hate. Given the horrifying rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans in recent months, today is an especially critical day to recognize the unjust incidents of h Read more …

NOW Urges the Senate to Pass D.C. Statehood

Released on April 30, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NOW applauds the House of Representatives for passing HR 51 and supporting D.C. statehood. We urge the Senate to do the same and officially recognize Washington D.C. as the 51st state. It is time we upheld our country’s democratic va Read more …

NOW Celebrates Earth Day

Released on April 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NOW is excited to celebrate Earth Day this year! Today is a day to appreciate all that our planet provides us and to recommit to protecting it and all the people who live and depend on it.  We must take action to stop the escalating  Read more …

NOW Recognizes the Black Maternal Health Crisis

Released on April 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NOW is proud to join Black Mamas Matter Alliance and other organizations across the country in showing our support for Black Maternal Health Week. While it is clearer than ever that the inequitable and discriminatory American health Read more …

NOW Celebrates International Transgender Day of Visibility

Released on March 31, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NOW is proud to celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility. Today we remind the world that trans women are women, trans girls are girls, and that non-binary and gender-nonconforming people are valid in their stated identit Read more …

The Right To Vote Is A Fight To Vote In Georgia

Released on March 26, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Georgia’s Republican Governor, Brian Kemp, hid behind a locked door to sign his controversial new voter suppression bill into law, but Georgia state Rep. Park Cannon wasn’t going to let him suppress her constituents’ voices in secrec Read more …

NOW Applauds Passage of the Dream and Promise Act

Released on March 19, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Organization for Women applauds the House of Representatives for passing the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021. This is a vital first step in permanently protecting undocumented immigrants from the threat of deporta Read more …