The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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.


Missouri NOW State Council Meeting Feb. 8, 2015

The meeting will be at HyVee Community Room (Upstairs) 25 Conley Road, Columbia, MO, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We will be discussing various upcoming projects for 2015. Lunch is available in Hy Vee at the deli, salad bar, etc.

Protect Choice!! "40 Days Defending Choice" Spring 2015 Campaign Feb. 18 - March 29

Daily rally at Planned Parenthood (711 N. Providence, Columbia MO) at 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (occasionally earlier on weekends) starting Wed. Feb. 18 and going through Sun. March 29. This is a *peaceful* protest; DO NOT respond to hecklers or interact with them because it will only distract from our action. Please park either on the side street or in the small office plaza parking lot. Please do NOT park either in the clinic parking lot or that of the social service agency next door. Thanks for helping us keep things peaceful! For more information, call 573-445-7144 or email columbiamonow@yahoo.com.

Missouri Women's Network Lobby Day and Equal Pay Rally April 14, 2015

Join us at the Capitol in Jefferson City, MO to support our rights! In addition to the demonstration, we will be visiting our elected officials and expressing our concerns about current legislation concerning important issues such as choice, equal pay, and the ERA, among others. For information, call Shirley Breeze (314-831-5359) or email Mary Mosley at mmosley@tranquility.net .

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