October 20: Bring America Home NOW Rally & Press Conference

Released on October 19, 2021

Washington, D.C. – The housing crisis in the United States has reached a critical point due to long-standing structural inequities compounded by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. As Congress debates President Biden’s “Build Back Better” Infrastructure Bill, advocates from across the affordable housing, women’s rights, and social justice movements have come together in an Read more …

NOW Urges Development of Housing Crisis Navigators

Released on October 18, 2021

NOW Urges Development of Housing Crisis “Navigators”   Coalition Requests Meeting with HUD Secretary Fudge & Treasury Deputy Secretary Adeyemo    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter last Friday, the National Organization for Women (NOW) along with Progressive Action Coalition, National Coalition for the Homeless, Housing is a Human Right, LULAC, African American Health Alliance, National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association, Emerald City Communications and Marketing, National Justice Read more …

Protect Students from Harassment and Violence Now

Released on October 13, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NOW urges the U.S. Department of Education to quickly restore and strengthen protections previously safeguarded by Title IX, a civil rights law aimed at equal opportunity in education. Those protections were seriously undermined by a Trump Administration rule, placing students in K- 12 grades as well as at post-secondary institutions at risk Read more …

First- Ever Inaugural Event, A Girls State Of The Union Address

Released on October 13, 2021

Washington, D.C. —  Girls today are facing tougher challenges than ever before. Which is why EveryGirl World and the National Organization for Women are putting together the first-ever Girls State of the Union, on October 21, 2021, at 7:30 pm ET, a soon-to-be historic event that puts girls in charge of their own future. This Read more …

NOW Is Proud To Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Released on October 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NOW is proud to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the second Monday of October. We recognize that the history we celebrate is tarnished by systemic exclusion, genocide, displacement, and oppression of Indigenous peoples. Rather than celebrating colonialism, this holiday is a day of respect and learning from Indigenous peoples, and of reaffirming Read more …