NOW'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.
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.
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/
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.
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.
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
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
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/