Wednesday, September 5, 2012

SAVE THE DATE: NOV 17 & 18, NOW-NYS ANNUAL CONVENTION, ALBANY, NEW YORK

National Organization for Women-New York State Annual Convention
Albany, New York
2012
 
Equality, Power, Justice!
Location: 155 Washington Avenue, (SEIU Union Building) Albany, NY
 
Proposed Agenda for NOW NYS Convention
 
SATURDAY: November 17, 2012
9:00 am – 5:00 pm - Registration and Credentialing (closed for lunch)
9:00 am – 10:00 am - Film Presentation
10:00 am – 10:30 am - Opening Plenary Session I
Call to Order
Adoption of the Agenda
Adoption of the Convention Rules
Adoption of the Election Rules
Welcome to Albany
10:30 - 12:00 pm - Plenary II - NOW-NYS Young Feminist Task Force
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch (on your own)
1:15 pm - President's farewell
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Plenary III - Speakers
Bill Baird, Reproductive Rights Pioneer
Anita Finlay, Author on Dirty Words on Clean Skin  (watch Anita on You Tube)
4:00 pm-4:30 pm - Candidate speeches
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - voting
 
SUNDAY, November 18, 2012
9:30: am - 11:00 am - Breakfast with Terry O'Neill, National NOW President
11:00 - 12:00 pm - Closing Plenary
Election Results, Vote for 2013 convention location, Resolutions
12:00 pm – Adjourn
 
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12:00 pm – Council meeting (this council meeting is brief and held strictly to elect a new Chair of the NOW-NYS Council) See bylaws at www.nownys.org
 
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REGISTRATION FORM for 2012
Mail the form below or register On-Line. Please go to www.nownys.org and use our "Donate" link and tell us in the "comment" box that you are paying for the NOW NYS convention.
 
Name: _________________________________________________________________________
Address: _______________________________________________________________________
Phone: _________________________________________________________________________
E-mail: _________________________________________________________________________
 
Circle Form of Payment: For credit cards, we accept Master Card or Visa only.
MasterCard * Visa * Check * Money Order
Credit Card #:_________________________________________________Exp. Date: ______________
Signature: __________________________________________________________________________
 
Total Amount Enclosed $ __________
$30.00 NOW Members – Registration both days and Breakfast Sunday morning
$50.00 NON-Members – Registration both days and Breakfast Sunday morning
$25.00 Student rate - Includes Convention Registration both days and NOW membership and Breakfast Sunday morning
 
Return this form & payment to:
NOW NYS, 1500 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12205
 
Hotels nearby: All are within walking distance.
Hotel Albany, State Street, Albany,, NY
Holiday Inn Express, Broadway, Albany,NY
Hampton Inn, Church Street,, Albany, ,NY
 
 
QUESTIONS? Call 518-452-3944 or 518-469-2661 or email us at NewYorkStateNOW@aol.com

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