We are pleased to announce that the 2018 NOW-NJ State Conference “Hear Our Roar: Maximizing the Power of Feminist Voices” will take place on September 22, 2018 at the Robert Wood Johnson Conference Center in Hamilton, NJ! 

You will learn from feminist panelists and a keynote speaker what activism means today. Look for the announcement of speakers soon. This event will empower feminists to act with consideration to intersectionality in all we do to fight for equality. We are seeking to amplify the feminist voice. Join us on 9/22 to amplify yours!

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Reconciling Feminism and Faith: Growing Up Bisexual in the Methodist Church

Since I was born, I have attended a Methodist church in Washington, DC. I was baptized there, and through my church, I met lifelong friends, mentors, and people that I consider family. As long as I can remember, there have been members of my church that were part of the LGBTQIA+ community. I never thought... Read more »

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17.Apr.2019


Indigenous Women Can’t Get Justice: You Should Care

This post contains mentions of sexual violence The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 1585) that addresses the jurisdictional problem described in this article was voted on during the first week of April, 2019. The bill passed the House with a vote of 263-158. 33 Republicans voted for the measure. VAWA faces an... Read more »

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11.Apr.2019


Writing Women into History as Peacemakers

As intriguing as the phrase “Women were written out of history” sounds, it is not entirely accurate. In many cases, women were never written into history in the first place, and as Women’s History Month ends, it is important to recognize that this effort to acknowledge and appreciate the contributions of women around the world... Read more »

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29.Mar.2019


Scott Lloyd’s Obsession – Getting Closer to The Handmaid’s Tale

A government official tracking the pregnancies and menstrual cycles of teenage girls in custody? It seems like a scene out of The Handmaid’s Tale, but it’s happened in the United States Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) as recently as June 2018. Enter the former director of ORR Scott Lloyd, the newest villain in this episode... Read more »

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25.Mar.2019


This International Women’s Day NOW Celebrates Activists at Home and Abroad

Activists play the extremely important role of creating and cultivating change in society, sometimes defying strict cultural norms or putting themselves in danger. As the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States, NOW is dedicated to taking initiative in promoting feminist ideals, leading societal change, and eliminating all forms of discrimination. This... Read more »

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12.Mar.2019


Upcoming Events

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Board Meeting
Saturday May 18
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Board Meeting
Saturday Aug 10
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Saturday Sep 14
14 Dec
Board Meeting
Saturday Dec 14

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