Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.
One Billion Rising--Strike! Dance! Rise!!
- Date: Friday, February 14, 2014
- Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
- Location: Rock Quarry House, 2002 Grindstone Parkway, Columbia, MO
Stand/Move in solidarity with women all over the world(and their supporters) against gender violence. Celebrate women's lives and strength in dance!
This event is FREE. Donations will go toward the domestic violence and rape crisis center in Maryville, MO.
For more information, visit the Facebook page: One Billion Rising Dance! Columbia MO NOW
- Co-sponsors include:
Columbia Women's International League of Peace and Freedom(WILPF)
Feminist Student Union(Mizzou)
Hearthfires Mid-Missouri Pagan Spiritual Alliance
Bob McDavid, Mayor of Columbia
Mid-Missouri Pagan Pride
Missouri NOW (National Organization for Women)
MU LGBTQ Resource Center
Oak Spirit Sanctuary
Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri
Ian Thomas, PhD, Columbia City Council, Ward 4
Michael Trapp, Columbia City Council, Ward 2
Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia Social Action Committee
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Jefferson City Social Action Committee
Tune in to the Missouri NOW Hour of Music!
- Date: Friday, March 7, 2014
- Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm
- Location: KBIA Radio, 91.3 FM, Columbia, MO
Saturday, March 8, 2014 is International Women's Day, and to celebrate, on Friday, March 7, Missouri NOW will sponsor an hour of classical music by women on KBIA 91.3 FM, Columbia's NPR affiliate. Please tune in and support women in music!
For more information, visit the Facebook page: Missouri NOW Hour of Music 3-7-14
Prairie States NOW Regional Conference April 19, 2014
Missouri NOW will host the Prairie States Region's conference this year in Kansas City, MO. Please mark your calendars and invite your friends!
- Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
- Venue: Kansas City Public Library 4801 Main Street, KCMO 816-701-3481
Located just off the Country Club Plaza with free public parking
- Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
- Schedule of Events
10:00 to 10:30 Welcome
10:30 to 11:45 "Moral Mondays: A How-To" Workshop
11:45 - 1:15 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 Region Business Meeting
2:30 - 4:00 "Trans* (transgender) Inclusion" Workshop
- Lodging: Not required--hotels nearby include:
Hilton President, Downtown $197
Hotel Phillips, Downtown $177
Q Hotel, Westport $110
Best Western, Plaza $100