NOW / Alice Paul Institute | Activist / Feminist Resources | Government / Legal / Voting Information | Healthcare / Reproductive Healthcare | Herstory | LGBTQ+ Resources | Mothers, Homemakers and Working Women | Politics | Violence Against Women | Young Feminists

NOW / Alice Paul Institute

National NOW

New Jersey State NOW

NOW Foundation
501(c)(3) organization devoted to furthering women’s rights through education and litigation

Alice Paul Institute
Furthers the legacy of Alice Paul by furthering gender equality and bringing recognition to organizations and historic sites that honor women

Activist / Feminist Resources

The 19th News
Independent, nonprofit newsroom reporting on gender, politics and policy

An Economy of Our Own (AEOO)
Today’s economy is the product of 2400 years of male-only discourse.  We put YOU at the center of an economic agenda.

Feminist Majority Foundation
Dedicated to equality and the elimination of discrimination of all kinds

Global Fund for Women
Supports gender justice movements around the world

Institute for Women’s Policy Research
Dedicated to winning economic equity for all women and eliminating barriers to their full participation in society

International Center for Research on Women
A global research institute whose mission is to empower women, advance equality and fight  poverty

Geena Davis Institute on Gender Stereotypes in Media

Ms. Magazine

Scholarships for Women (MoneyGeek)

To the Contrary
On PBS, a discussion of issues from diverse perspectives

Women’s Enews
A professional news service on issues of importance to women — stories and insight not found in the mainstream media

Government / Legal / Voting Information

New Jersey State Legislature
Search for state senators and assembly persons, and proposed legislation (bills)

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

National League of Women Voters
A non-partisan organization working to increase understanding of major public policy issues and to influence public policy through education and advocacy

Legal Services of New Jersey
Attorneys who represent individuals who cannot afford legal services

Library of Congress Database
Search for laws and proposed laws (bills)

Healthcare / Reproductive Healthcare

(a) Health and Reproductive Services
Offers options to find national health coverage that meets your needs and budget

Mifeprex – the Early Option Pill
For women and providers who want to know how to prescribe and order the product, and where to get it

Period Action Day (PAD)
Period Action Day is a day hosted by PERIOD.  Take action again period poverty and stigma through service, education, or advocacy.  PAD takes place every second Saturday of October.

Planned Parenthood New Jersey
Providing confidential, comprehensive reproductive healthcare

Women’s Health Interactive
An inclusive and passionate team of sex-positive writers and industry professionals who are dedicated to having open, honest, and fearless conversations about sex, sexual health, and relationships

(b) Healthcare and Reproductive Rights Advocacy Groups

Center for Reproductive Rights
The Center for Reproductive Rights uses the power of law to advance reproductive rights as fundamental human rights around the world.

Advocates the passage of national, single-payer healthcare legislation

Labor Campaign for Single Payer

Medical Students for Choice

NJ Universal Healthcare Coalition
Provides information about creating a more humane healthcare systems

Physicians for a National Health Program

Physicians for Reproductive Choice & Health

Pro-Choice Public Education Project
A national reproductive justice organization working to engage young women, transgender and gender non-conforming young people

Reproductive Freedom for All
(formerly NARAL Pro-Choice America) Fights for access to abortion care, birth control, paid parental leave, and protections from pregnancy discrimination

Single-Payer Action
A national non-profit seeking Medicare for All


19th Amendment: Giving Women the Right to Vote

Gifts of Speech: Women’s Speeches From Around the World

National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Women’s Hall of Fame

Our Sister Bookshops
Celebrating women authors, artists and activists

Remember the Women Institute
Research and cultural activities that contribute to including women in history with a special emphasis on women in the context of the Holocaust, its aftermath, and post-World War II immigration

Sheroes Empowering Pre-Teen Girls

Speaking While Female Speech Bank
Free online repository of women’s speeches to promote awareness about women’s public voice

Women’s History
Learn about the half of history missing from many history books, in partnership with ThoughtCo.

Women and Social Movements in the U.S. 1600-2000

Women in World History
Curriculum for teachers, parents, any interested persons

LGBTQ+ Resources

The Advocate
The nation’s leading LGBTQ+ magazine

Directory of Health Professionals advancing LGBTQ Equality

Companies that champion LGBTQ employees


LGBTQ & Student Resources
How to find and foster a welcoming campus

Official site for organization of LGTBQ+ and their Allies (parents, friends, and families)

The Pride Center

Rainbow Wedding Network
Free registry, tips for planning LGBTQ+ weddings

Mothers, Homemakers and Working Women

a) Resources

Center for People in Transition
A social service agency dedicated to assisting displaced homemakers in becoming self-sufficient

Grants and Resources for Single Mothers

La Leche League in New Jersey
International non-profit dedicated to supporting breast feeding

Guide to Negotiating for the Pay You Deserve

Scholarships for women

Women’s Opportunity Center
Helping women gain economic self-sufficiency through education, job readiness, networking, outreach, referrals and emotional support

Women’s Yellow Pages
A guide to women-owned businesses and organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region

b) Advocacy Groups

Displaced Homemakers Network of New Jersey, Inc.


World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action


The 19th
An independent, nonprofit newsroom reporting on gender, politics and policy. Free-to-consume and free-to-republish journalism that reimagines politics and policy coverage through a gender lens.

The Center for American Women and Politics
Research, education and outreach that promotes greater understanding of women’s participation in politics and government, enhances women’s influence and leadership in public life and expands diversity of women in politics and government

Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, Rockefeller College

ALICE’s List
Raises campaign contributions to support pro-choice women candidates for local political office in South Jersey

EMILY’s List
The nation’s largest grassroots political network, raising campaign contributions for pro-choice Democratic women candidates running for the House, U.S. Senate and for governor; helping women candidates build strong, winning campaigns; and helping mobilize women voters

National Women’s Political Caucus
Training and supporting women running for public office

Project Vote Smart
A citizen’s toolkit, promoting factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials

A voting advocacy hub focused not only on protecting women’s rights, but on bringing women together as a political force that transcends age, race, and background.

The Campaign School at Yale University
A non-partisan, issue-neutral political campaign-training program, that aims to increase the number and influence of women in elected and appointed office around the world

Violence Against Women

a) Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

Domestic violence resources in Philadelphia

Empowering Internet Safety Guide for Women

EndtheBacklog – End the rape kit backlog.

Financial Advice and Links to Resources for Women in Abusive Relationships

National Domestic Violence Hotline: How to create a Safety Plan

SERV Services Empowering Rights of Victims (Camden, Cumberland and Gloucester Counties)

Purple Purse – Allstate Foundation to end Domestic Violence & Financial Abuse
Curriculum and other resources for victims of domestic violence and allies

b) Trafficking

New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Polaris Project
Operates National Human Trafficking Hotline and provides information and resources including for LGBT victims

The SOAP Project
Founded by Theresa Flores, a trafficking victim, to provide prevention education and advocacy for trafficking victims

Women Under Siege
A project of the Women’s Media Center (WMC) investigating how sexualized violence is used globally as a tool in genocide and conflict

Young Feminists

A Mighty Girl
The world’s largest collection of books, toys and movies for smart, confident, and courageous girls

Feminist Campus
World’s largest feminists student network

Generation Ratify
Youth-led movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and advance gender equality in the United States of America

Girls Inc.
Building a new generation of leaders

New Moon Magazine for Girls
An ezine for girls aged 8-14