Tuesday, April 26, 2011

NOW News & Action Summary: Federal Budget, War on Women, Conference, Social Security, Get Ms.


NOW News and Action Summary

National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary

APRIL 26, 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:


Last Chance: Submit Your Conference Workshop Proposal!

Maybe YOU could be part of the conference program! We are currently accepting workshop proposals. Don't delay -- the submission deadline is today, April 26! Learn more.

Less Than 60 Days -- Register Today, Book Your Hotel, and Order Your T-shirt

Join us for an action-packed weekend of strategizing, networking and rebellious good times. Online registration is open so start planning your trip today! Find out more about the compelling speakers scheduled, or order your official 2011 conference t-shirt.



It's 'Shock and Awe' for Women, the Middle Class and the Poor

NOW President Terry O'Neill says: "Watch out -- the war being waged on women, the middle class and the poor just took another dark turn." Read more.


President Obama Pledges to Protect Social Security; NOW Calls for Plan that Addresses Real Causes of Deficit

NOW welcomes President Obama's reaffirmation that Social Security is not the cause of our deficit and his pledge to protect Medicare and Medicaid. We hope he remains committed to not making any concessions on these programs in order to make a deal on the budget. Read more.


Special Offer: Support NOW, Get Ms.

Support NOW, Get Ms.

Through May 6, we are partnering with Ms. magazine, an award-winning feminist publication. When you donate $25 to NOW you can receive Ms. magazine for one year -- for free! And if you're not a NOW member, join today and get a Ms. magazine with your $25 join.


Join Us: NOW Spring Board Meeting

Join us by webinar on Sunday, May 1, for NOW's spring board meeting. It's open to all NOW members! And if you're not yet a NOW member, join today so you can attend. Read more.

Grassroot Spotlight

Fayetteville NOW Stands With Planned Parenthood

Fayetteville NC NOW - Feb 25, 2011

On Feb. 25, after Rep. Mike McIntyre (D - N.C.) voted to defund Planned Parenthood, Fayetteville NOW picketed his office.



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