Tuesday, June 7, 2011

NOW News & Action Summary: NOW Conference, Federal Budget, Hochul Victory


NOW News and Action Summary

National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary

JUNE 7, 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:


Only 16 Days To Go Until The Conference!

Where will you be June 24-26? If you didn't say "At the 2011 National NOW Conference in Tampa, Florida, of course," register online today. What are you waiting for?!

The program is filling up, and it's going to be really exciting. We have 19 fabulous speakers and honorees confirmed -- check them out online. We're also starting to post descriptions of the confirmed workshops. These enlightening sessions will cover a broad range of feminist issues.

Join us in Tampa to get inspired, informed and plugged in!


Press Advisory: NOW Gears Up for National Conference in Tampa, Florida

Hundreds of feminist activists from around the country will gather in Tampa, Fla., for the National NOW Conference from June 24-26, 2011. This year's conference theme, Daring to Dream: Building a Feminist Future, is centered on advancing the principles that have been steering feminism all along: equality, fairness, opportunity, non-violence and empowerment. Read more »


Senate Rejects the Destructive House Budget

The Senate wisely rejected a destructive House-passed budget which would have slashed $4.3 trillion from critical social programs, while rewarding $4.2 trillion in tax cuts to the very wealthy. The Ryan budget represented conservative lawmakers' continuing war on women and their families. Read more »


NOW Congratulates Hochul on Breakthrough Win in New York Special Election

photo of Kathy Hochul

In a New York special election Tuesday, May 24, NOW/PAC-endorsed candidate Kathy Hochul (D) decisively won the open House seat in the state's traditionally Republican 26th District. Read more »

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