Moms Demand Action

About 300 people came out for the smarter gun laws rally on August 18, organized by Moms Demand Action. Our NOW chapter tabled in support of the event. There were some great speakers, and sad personal stories shared of lost loved ones by gun violence. It...

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Community Round TableCentral Phoenix • Inez Casiano NOW is meeting Sept. 17th to discuss how to build a better Phoenix for all women. We need to hear from you! As we gear up for the upcoming legislative session, NOW wants to make sure our actions are...

Our next monthly chapter meeting: August 25

NEW LOCATION – AND COME EARLY FOR BREAKFAST This month we are offering a Slack workshop. Slack brings all your communication together Teamwork in Slack happens in channels — a single place for messaging, tools and files — helping everyone save time and...

Our next monthly chapter meeting: July 28

NEW LOCATION – THE USUAL TIMEGuest speaker: Abigail Brammer, J.D., Director of Outreach ServicesAbigail Brammer coordinates scheduling and delivery of AccessMed workshops and counseling outreach services. She develops and maintains community partnerships and...

Back to Health Workshop

On Saturday, July 20, Zoe Ebling and Patricia Sahertian tabled at the Back to School, Back to Health workshop hosted by Desert Star Institute for Family Planning at Changing Hands book store in Phoenix.Ms. Wanda of Branching Out AZ talked about the power...

NOW National Conference

Dianne Post reported back from the NOW National conference held in Minnesota this past weekend. The theme was Feminist Agenda Rising: Our Time is NOW. Resolutions and by laws were discussed and Dianne paneled on a workshop Pushing Forward: Advancing the...

Call to artists

Women, submit your work!The Herberger Theater Art Gallery is calling for women to submit art about and by women. Work will be selected using a blind jurying process; jury will consist of artists from various disciplines. Submitted art will be judged by its...

Abortion is Healthcare

DeShawna Taylor, MD, FACOG, from Desert Star Family Planning was the guest speaker at our June 23 meeting. These are some of the statistics she shared with us: 50% of women under 45 will have an unintended pregnancy; 40% of those will result in abortion....

Our next monthly chapter meeting: June 23

NEW LOCATION – THE USUAL TIME “Reproductive freedom for women is theoretical without providers. It is imperative that we create sustainable programs to train the next generations of providers of family planning.” ~ DeShawn Taylor DeShawn Taylor, MD, MSc is...

Clover Johnson’s Poetry

At our May 26 meeting Clover Johnson gave a riveting presentation of her poetry, which led to in-depth discussions of police brutality of blacks and the disappearance of indigenous women. Her work is online under “Stats Out Loud,” which is a podcast and...

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