June 28, 2021 Media Contact: email@example.com
THIS WEDNESDAY 6/30: VIRTUAL CELEBRATION
TO HONOR 55TH ANNIVERSARY OF NOW
WITH NATIONAL PRESIDENT CHRISTIAN F. NUNES AND GUEST SPEAKERS
Washington, D.C. – Fifty-five years ago, the largest feminist organization in the nation began a movement in a hotel room with 28 frustrated women working towards ending sex discrimination. From that day on, NOW has been at the frontlines of the feminist movement, advocating for issues ranging from reproductive rights to climate justice and beyond. From championing and stewarding landmark legislation like Title IX, the ERA and the Violence Against Women Act to mobilizing tens of thousands of women at the Women’s Strike for Equality in 1970 and 1.15 million marchers at the March for Women’s Lives, NOW’s commitment to grassroots organization is what continues to drive our mission.
On Wednesday, June 30, the National Organization for Women will celebrate the 55th Anniversary of its founding with a virtual program featuring a fireside chat and Q&A session with National NOW President Christian F. Nunes and distinguished guest speakers.
This a celebration of how much we’ve accomplished and a reflection on what we still have left to do. The anniversary event will kick off a series of events that will honor the efforts of our many grassroots leaders and members who have worked tirelessly to make NOW what it is today. The event’s speakers are a diverse group of thought leaders, experts and activists who will bring forth lively discussion and answer questions on critical women’s rights issues.
NOW encourages members, prospective members, and anyone interested in learning more about the intersectional feminist agenda to attend the virtual program and join us in celebrating this special milestone.
What: NOW’s 55th Birthday Celebration
When: Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 7:00 PM EST
Where: To RSVP, visit: http://bit.ly/NOW55event
Media: If you are interested in connecting to Christian F. Nunes, national president of NOW, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Who: Christian F. Nunes, National President, National Organization for Women
Scheduled Guest Speakers:
- Heather Booth – Civil Rights Activist and longtime NOW member
- Dr. Sonora Jha – Author of How to Raise a Feminist Son
- Dr. Gary Ford, Jr. – Author of Constance Baker Motley: One Woman’s Fight for Civil Rights and Equal Justice Under Law