National Organization for Women

National Organization for Women

  • Female Homelessness and Period Poverty
    Homelessness casts a dark shadow over the United States, affecting over 560,000 Americans nation-wide. While homelessness presents the ever-present struggle to find food, shelter, and basic resources, women are particularly affected. With every month comes a new menstrual cycle and the challenge to find expensive hygiene products, privacy to change those products, pain relief, and Read more …
  • The Threat of 20-Week Abortion Bans is Endangering Women’s Rights to Choose
    A woman’s right to choose whether or not she has an abortion is protected by Roe v. Wade. Safe and legal abortion is a constitutional right, however many legislators have been working tirelessly to restrict women’s rights to choose what happens to their own bodies. Bills that ban abortion at any point in a pregnancy Read more …
  • When We Talk About Police Reform, We Need to Talk About Policing In Schools Too
    While issues related to systemic racism in policing have made headlines in recent years, the inappropriate use of police in our nation’s schools remains under-addressed. In the United States today, 1.7 million students attend a school with police officers, but no counselors. Three million students attend a school with police officers but no nurse, 6 Read more …
  • The Vanguard: The Innovation of Black Women’s Political Participation
    Last week the country held its breath as we waited for every vote to be counted. There was a collective sigh of relief after it became clear that Joe Biden was chosen as the president-elect and that his running mate, Kamala Harris, would be the first female, first Black, and Indian-American vice-president-elect. Harris has already Read more …
  • COVID-19 Is Disproportionately Affecting the Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Youth
    For the past eight months, our world has suffered from a global pandemic. Not only is this a public health crisis, but it is a mental health crisis as well. As the pandemic continues, there is an increase in the negative mental health effects of COVID-19, particularly on LGBTQ+ college students. Coming home from school Read more …

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2 Feb
MC-NOW Business Meeting
02.02.2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Morris County NOW's monthly business meeting. Open to all members and guests.
6 Feb
Board Mtg.
02.06.2021 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
2 Mar
MC-NOW Business Meeting
03.02.2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Morris County NOW's monthly business meeting. Open to all members and guests.