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.    The Stonewall Inn, now a national monument, was one of the most popular gay bars in New 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 other groups and corporations that once proclaimed that Black Lives Matter continues to bolster and fundraise Read more …

The Senate Failed Women Today — But Women Will Not Fail This November

Released on May 11, 2022

Statement by NOW President Christian F. Nunes  WASHINGTON, DC–The U.S. Senate voted down the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) today, which would have allowed abortion access to continue across the country if the Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade .  Once again, the male-dominated, Senate has shown that it cares more about controlling women 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 Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC)—a group that promotes the interests of AAPI workers in the federal Read more …