Upcoming Events and Deadlines

The National Action Center is setting up a NOW WordPress website for members to make comments on the three strategic plans, such as:

  • Ending the Sex Abuse to Prison Pipeline  See Michele Hamilton’s Strategic Committee Report
  • Full funding for Abortion, Contraception and other reproductive health services  see Strategic Committee Report
  • ERA see Strategic Committee Report

If you are interested in running for one of the Electoral District seats on the National Board, you must notify Terry at president@now.org by April 7. She will then forward your email to the state presidents/coordinators in your district.  FYI, here are the new Electoral Districts each of our states will be moving to:

  • Eastern – Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia; The other states in this district are Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Ohio.
  • Northern –New Jersey, Pennsylvania. The other states in this district Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

On June 23, we will honor a stellar group of women with NOW’s Intrepid Awards at the NOW Gala. The Forward Feminism Conference will follow on June 24-26. You can register online at http://now.org/about/conference/register/.  Room reservations at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill can be made at http://now.org/about/conference/hotel/; deadline is May 24.

In sisterhood,


Joanne Tosti-Vasey

Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, National NOW Board of Directors

At-Large Executive Member and President Emerita, Pennsylvania NOW, Inc.


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