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Tucson NOW members and fellow activists!
I'm Kay Federoff, Tucson NOW President. The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the nation's largest and oldest organization of feminists activists.
NOW is dedicated to promoting feminist ideals, leading societal change, eliminating discrimination, and achieving and protecting the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life. As your Tucson NOW President, I welcome you in the fight for women's rights. Read more here.
April 28, 2023
Happy Friday Feminists,
First, I’d like to thank all of you who joined our second annual Feminist State of the Union yesterday. We heard from some incredible leaders, whose perspectives are critical as we speed towards the 2024 elections.
The event emphasized a key element to any election: activism.
As Secretary Clinton said in our discussion, “We know now that we're in a real fight, and I think that the odds favor those of us who believe in the rights of women to make these choices... We are going to keep fighting in elections and I hope that young people, particularly young women, stay as engaged as they became in 2020 and 2022 for the 2024 election.”
Also this week, we saw opponents of equality in the U.S. Senate deny the ratification of the ERA. Supporters of the filibuster denied the bipartisan effort to remove the arbitrary deadline for ratification. Although this Senate won’t stand up for equality, NOW members won’t stop until we elect a Senate that will.
There are so many reasons why it is so important that we understand the state of our union as feminists to better forge our path forward. We’ll soon be bombarded with campaign ads that make grandiose promises, and it is incumbent upon activists like us to separate the fighters from the frauds – the feminists from the fascists. But to know who and what we need, we must know where we stand.
May 6th- Arizona NOW State Conference
June 30th-July 2nd- NOW National Conference
Christian F. Nunes: Abortion will drive the 2024 elections
Statement | Equality Delayed Is Equality Denied!
Sen. Schumer | Sign to codify abortion rights
Write for Rights – Share your Abortion Story for a New Book | Use Your Voice To Create Change
Guttmacher | Resources on medication abortion
ERA Petition | Sign4ERA Petition
Tucson NOW Chapter Meeting, June 18, 2023