There's nothing complicated about equality.

Next Meeting

Next meeting: Wed., June 8, 7-8:30 p.m., via Zoom. Topic: Today’s College (Wonder) Women

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For more info on this program, or for recordings of previous meetings, go to Our Meetings page.

The Equal Write

Each month, we publish The Equal Write, our chapter newsletter.  Here is where you can find the latest chapter activities, articles of interest, and how to get more involved.

To download the current issue, go to the Equal Write Newsletter page.

NOW’s Core Issues

NOW is a multi-issue, multi-strategy organization that takes a holistic approach to women’s rights.  Our six core issues promote intersectional solutions to the problems faced by women.

Visit NOW’s Core Issues page for more info.

The ERA

Believe it or not, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) hasn’t passed yet!  Originally authored in 1923 by Alice Paul, it is only three short sentences.

Read the complete text of the proposed ERA, and find more info on its status.

The Numbers Don't Lie

808

Licensed abortion clinics in the U.S. (The Guttmacher Institute, 2017)

82

cents a woman earns for every dollar a man earns (black women earn 63%, Latinas earn 55%) (U.S. Dept. of Labor)

4000

fake women’s clinics in the U.S., and in at least 12 states these centers receive direct state funding to mislead women. (NARAL)

200

thousand plus (!) rape kits shelved and untested in U.S. police stations, and this number continues to rise. 200,000+ rape victims, 200,000+ stories with no resolution, no criminal action, no retribution.  (The Harbus)

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