NOW Celebrates the Passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and the PUMP Act

Released on December 23, 2022

Statement of National NOW President Christian F. Nunes  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Pregnant and nursing mothers no longer have to worry about choosing between a healthy pregnancy or keeping a job. NOW members are celebrating the bi-partisan passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) Act as amendments to Read more …

NOW Adopts Resolution Denouncing Antisemitism

Released on December 14, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– It is no longer enough to just denounce antisemitism. As leaders in the equality movement, we must go further to support our Jewish colleagues, friends, and fellow citizens. The National Organization for Women (NOW) has always stood against hate in any form. This week NOW doubled down on our commitment to stop Read more …

NOW Pushes for Equality on Latina Women’s Equal Pay Day

Released on December 8, 2022

Statement by National NOW President Christian F. Nunes  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, we recognize Latina Women’s Equal Pay Day as an important reminder of the systemic economic disparities that women of color experience. Latinas, on average, make 54 cents to every $1 made by white non-Hispanic men – a gap that is actually increasing. This year’s Read more …

NOW Celebrates the Release of Brittney Griner

Released on December 8, 2022

Statement of National NOW President Christian F. Nunes  WASHINGTON, D.C. — NOW is overjoyed by the news that Brittney Griner will finally return to the United States after months of imprisonment in Russia. Her trial was nothing but political theater staged by the Russian government, followed by her unjust, wrongful detention. While her release brings relief and joy to Read more …