There's nothing complicated about equality.

Next Meeting

Next meeting: Wed., December 8, 7-8:30 p.m., via Zoom. Topic: South Jersey NOW Holiday Party

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For more info on this program, or for recordings of previous meetings, click here.

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, click here.

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.

Click here 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.

For the complete text of the proposed ERA, and more info on its status, click here.

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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