Welcome to Raleigh NOW!

logo.gifNOW's purpose is to take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men. This purpose includes, but is not limited to, equal rights and responsibilities in all aspects of citizenship, public service, employment, education, and family life, and it includes freedom from discrimination because of race, ethnic origin, age, marital status, sexual preference/orientation, or parenthood.

Your Chapter meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:15pm at 2912 Highwoods Blvd, in Raleigh. This location is near the Raleigh Beltline (I440) and Capital Blvd. Go to the back of the building. We will be in the breakroom. Knock to get in, the building is locked.

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July 06, 2015
See NC NOW for more events

See the NC NOW webpage at https://northcarolinanow.wordpress.com for more up-to-date postings.

Also see the Raleigh NOW facebook page, at https://www.facebook.com/RaleighNow?ref=hl

Articles of statewide and national interest are more likely to be posted on the NC NOW facebook page, at https://www.facebook.com/pages/NC-NOW-National-Organization-for-Women/180024368705304?ref=hl

There is so much going on, but at least this summer, the Supreme Court is doing a better job.

Posted by Admin at 11:53 AM
** July Raleigh NOW meeting cancelled - 7/7/15. **

Need to attend another meeting. Sorry for the late notice!

We normally skip our July meetings anyway due to attending the national NOW conference every year.

We can use your help later this month to put together the Aug-Sept newsletter. A lot of exciting things planned for the next 4 months! We need to have it done before the July 25th event at Bennett College in Greensboro!

Contact the Raleigh NOW president at president at raleighnow.org to get involved.

See upcoming events at https://northcarolinanow.wordpress.com/2015/06/27/womens-events-to-plan-into-your-schedule-now/

Plan to attend the NC NOW State Conference, "Focusing Women's Power NOW!" on Oct 10, in Winston-Salem. See more at https://northcarolinanow.wordpress.com/conferences/

Posted by Admin at 11:27 AM
January 26, 2015
Upcoming events in Raleigh and with Raleigh NOW

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 – No Raleigh NOW meeting. See earlier post on public education panel at 7pm in Chapel Hill.

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 – Roe event with Chapel Hill and Durham and Raleigh NOW in Chapel Hill. Learn about TRAP laws – what they are and what they do. 7pm-9pm. See earlier post for details "And Then There Was One".

Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 – Join NC NOW and the HK on J (Historic Thousands on Jones St) to be part of the historic thousands in this huge annual march and rally. Look for NOW women and men in purple shirts with NOW and ERA signs. Contact president at raleighnow.org to get your own.

Monday, Feb 23, 2015 - 10am - Deliver signature ad packets to our representatives in the NCGA. In Raleigh. Lunch together afterward.

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 – Women’s Advocacy Day at the NCGA in Raleigh, 16 Jones St. Includes press conference and training on how to talk to your representatives at the NCGA. Be sure to make an appointment in advance if you can. Others can join you to talk to your representatives.

These and other local events are also posted on NC NOW's webpage at www.northcarolinanow.org.

Posted by Admin at 05:10 PM
Raleigh NOW meetings have moved

Raleigh NOW meets at 2912 Highwoods Blvd, at 7pm on generally the first Tuesdays of each month.

We meet in the breakroom at the back of the building. Go to the glass door and knock, and we'll let you in.

However, there is NO Raleigh NOW Business MEETING in Feb 2015. Go to the Feb event on public education instead (see last post).

Also, no Raleigh NOW business meeting in Jul 2015.

Posted by Admin at 02:08 PM
2015 Feb 3 and Feb 5 Events

NO Raleigh NOW Business MEETING in Feb 2015.

** Go to Feb 3 and Feb 5 events instead **

Tue, Feb 3, 7pm - The Economics of Education:
What We Owe Our Children and Our Nation

A panel of our local school district superintendents will discuss the impact of the NC budget on local schools at a public meeting.

Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Time: 7pm
Place: School of Education Auditorium in the H.M. Michaux Jr. building on the NCCU campus at 700 Cecil Street in Durham

Panel experts include: Dr. Del Burns, Orange County Interim Superintendent; Dr. Tom Forcella, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Superintendent; Dr. Derrick Jordan, Chatham Superintendent and Dr. Bert L'Homme, Durham Superintendent.

School of Education Auditorium in the H.M. Michaux Jr. building on the NCCU campus at 700 Cecil Street in Durham

FB event at https://www.facebook.com/events/316980778512289/

Feb 5 event is NC NOW's Roe event on TRAP laws, "And Then There Was One: How targeted regulations cripple and close clinics,” featuring ACLU-NC’s Sarah Preston

Date: Thursday, Feb 5
Time: 7pm
Place: Chapel Hill Friends Meeting House, 531 Raleigh Rd, in Chapel Hill

See flyer at https://northcarolinanow.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/roe-event-2015-and-then-there-was-one-2515/

Posted by Admin at 02:05 PM