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.
Equal Rights Action Day April 8, 2014--March! Rally! Make Yourself Heard!
- Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
- Location: State Capitol, Jefferson City, MO
- Time: 8:30AM - 2:00PM
- Schedule of Events
Legislative Briefing, Hearing Room 7, Capitol Building
8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:45 to 10:30 a.m. Legislative Briefing
Coordinated by the Missouri Women's Network; Contact: Mary Mosley, email@example.com
March for Women's Rights
10:30 a.m. Gather at the Corner of Adams and East High
11:00 a.m. March to Capitol South Lawn
Coordinated by Missouri Women United; Contact: Shelly LaRose, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please bring signs and organization banners. No sticks on signs. There is parking at Adams and Roe Streets.
Women's Equity Rally Under the Dome
11:30 a.m. Grand Entry into the Rotunda from the March for Women's Rights
11:45 a.m. Program in the Rotunda Begins
Coordinated by AAUW of Missouri; Contact: Karen Francis, email@example.com
Citizen Lobbying for Equal Rights
12:30 p.m. Visit Your State Senator and Representative to Lobby for the ERA and Equal Pay
Coordinated by ERA Missouri Campaign; Contact: Jane Crigler, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us in the State Capitol in Jefferson City on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 to march, rally, and lobby for women's equality!
For more information, visit the Facebook page: Equal Rights Action Day
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 Speaker from Veronica's Voice
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