NOW Urges the Senate Pass S1—the For the People Act

Released on June 9, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The right to vote is central to our democracy. Without free and fair elections, elected leaders can’t claim the consent of the governed.     S1, the For the People Act, is the most critical democracy reform of our time. It would expand voting rights, fix our broken campaign finance system and end Read more …

Pride Month is Time for Celebration and Action

Released on June 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Every June, Pride Month represents a period of celebration for the diverse LGBTQIA+ communities throughout America, as well as a time to listen, learn, reflect and acknowledge the continued efforts to advance equality.  NOW stands with the LGBTQIA+ community, who struggle with oppressive laws that deny them employment protections, health care equity, public accommodation, Read more …

TOMORROW: RUN NOW Virtual Launch Party

Released on June 1, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY  TOMORROW: RUN NOW Virtual Launch Party    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 2, the National Organization for Women (NOW) will host a virtual event to officially launch its groundbreaking political training program, RUN NOW. The event will feature a variety of feminist thought leaders from across the country who will discuss the importance of women taking on more positions of political power.     RUN NOW is Read more …

NOW Applauds Senate Confirmation of Kristen Clarke

Released on May 25, 2021

The Senate vote to confirm Kristen Clarke as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division was narrow—but the victory for civil rights was enormous.  Kristen Clarke will be the first Black woman to lead the Civil Rights Division, and she is unquestionably one of the most qualified, experienced, and talented individuals to ever be considered by Read more …