As a part of the 2011 National NOW Conference, NOW will hold an emergency rally on Friday, June 24, to protest proposed cuts in the 2012 budget. Hundreds of grassroots feminist activists from around the country will participate in this action. Read more »
According to a story in the Wall Street Journal, AARP is ready to accept cuts to Social Security benefits — just as budget negotiations reach a critical tipping point. Since this story ran, AARP's CEO has issued a non-denial denial; NOW was not impressed. Read more »
When the National NOW Conference opens on June 24, hundreds of NOW leaders, members and activists will turn a spotlight on the right-wing war against women. They will spend the next three days strategizing and organizing to stop the ongoing attacks by extremist politicians. Read more »
Please tell your House member that: 1) Funding for vital social programs that help women and their families must be protected; and 2) Such measures as the balanced-budget amendment, across-the-board spending caps, and reduction in the cost-of-living allowance will be harmful to the economy and to millions of working women and their families. Take action!
For-profit colleges and universities exist to make profits, and they do so by the simple mechanism of selling less value at a much higher cost. Examining both sides of that equation makes clear that taxpayers are supporting an educational-bankruptcy industrial complex that, in the absence of regulation, will continue to force more women and families into the debt horror of a lifetime. Read more »
We hope you'll be joining us this weekend in Tampa at the 2011 National NOW Conference! Remember, it's not too late to attend. Although online registration has closed, you may register on site.