Wednesday, August 14, 2013

NOW News: Pissed off Women, We're Not Fooled, Raise the Minimum Wage, and the March on Washington!




NOW News and Action Summary

National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary
August 13, 2013
IN THIS ISSUE:

The Power of Pissed off Women

"As NOW feminists, our goal is nothing short of radical inclusiveness, as we work to build an organization, a movement, and a society that values diversity and upholds respect for every single woman and girl…We are stronger together, and united for equality." NOW President Terry O'Neill has a new op-ed at The Huffington Post.


50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

On August 24, NOW President Terry O'Neill will be speaking at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Buses are available. For more information, please visit the National Action Network website. To see a full list of the week's events, click here.


We're Not Fooled!

If you haven't already, check out our new interactive page featuring the worst "Women's Rights Offenders." Help us raise awareness by sharing these graphics with your friends!


Reminder: Take Action!

You can still take action on our two most recent action alerts. Urge President Obama to appoint Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

You can also demand your senators and representatives to take leadership in raising the minimum wage!


Grassroots Spotlight

Read an op-ed by Gailya Paliga, president of North Carolina NOW, on anti-abortion legislation S.B. 353 at the Fayetteville Observer.

National NOW will be hosting a blog carnival in celebration of the anniversary of Social Security on August 14. Remember to visit Say It, Sister! to find all the great links!


Conference Resolutions

2013 National NOW Conference resolutions are now available online.


NOW on Social Media

NOW has joined Tumblr — check it out!

And always be the first to know what NOW is up to! Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Pinterest to see pictures of actions, read press releases and get blog updates in between News & Action Summaries!

Shop with NOW

Did you know there are two ways to shop with NOW? You can get great NOW-branded merchandise through our Printfection storefront.

You can also support NOW by shopping at Amazon! Use this link to enter Amazon and NOW will receive a percentage of any purchase you make — at no extra cost to you!


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