NOW Celebrates Women’s History Month

Released on March 1, 2024

March is Women’s History Month, and this year’s theme is “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.” According to the National Women’s History Alliance, “The theme recognizes women throughout the country who understand that, for a positive future, we need to eliminate bias and discrimination entirely from our lives and institutions.” This intersectional mission Read more …

NOW Celebrates Reverend Dr. Pauli Murray’s Legacy

Released on February 28, 2024

U.S. Mint Released Quarter Honoring Murray’s Achievement  Washington, D.C.–The National Organization for Women (NOW) is celebrating the release of the Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray Quarter with a panel discussion and reception to honor Rev. Dr. Murray, one of NOW’s co-founders and a trailblazing advocate for civil rights, feminism, and intersectional justice. NOW is partnering with Read more …

The Alabama IVF Ruling is the Latest Power Grab by Extremists to Restrict Women’s Independence to Determine Their Own Reproductive Freedom

Released on February 23, 2024

Washington, D.C-– Christian F. Nunes, National President of the National Organization for Women (NOW) issued the following statement in response to the Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos in test tubes should be considered children:   “This frightening ruling has chilled reproductive medicine in Alabama and, worse, may have empowered other states to follow suit. Read more …

Dr. Pauli Murray’s U.S. Quarter Illustrates Our Nation’s Progress But Much More Work Remains to Achieve Equality

Released on February 20, 2024

Washington, D.C. – Christian F. Nunes, National President of the National Organization for Women (NOW), issued the following statement regarding the upcoming commemoration of the release of the 2024 Pauli Murray Quarter:  “The inclusion of Dr. Murray as the first Black queer person on any American currency is a testament to her relentless fight for equality Read more …

NOW Celebrates Black History Month

Released on February 1, 2024

The origins of Black History Month can be found in the life and work of Carter G. Woodson, known today as the “father of Black History.” He believed strongly that people needed to know their history in order to participate fully in current affairs. The group Woodson founded, the Association for the Study of African Read more …