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Dedicated to working on NOW’s six core issues that promote intersectional solutions to the oppression faced by women in Arizona as well as women nation-wide and abroad.

Legislative Committee Meeting

Our Legislative Meeting occurs on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 10am – 12pm via Zoom.

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Our chapter meeting occurs on the 4th Monday of every month from 6pm – 8pm via Zoom.

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Get more information about our chapter’s activities on our news and events page. Learn more about current legislative actions that affect all of us. Find out what you can do to help make an immediate impact. 

The purpose of NOW is to take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all the privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men.

AZ NOW Activities

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At the upcoming CPIC NOW legislative meeting, several urgent issues will be addressed to advance women’s rights and equality:

  1. Legislative Concerns:
    • Persistence of Statute 13-3604: Discussion on the need to repeal this statute, crucial for victims’ justice.
    • Prayer against Abortion on the Senate Floor: Reviewing the implications of using religious expressions during legislative sessions.
  2. Key Issues and Actions:
    • Reproductive Rights: Update on the Arizona ballot measure needing signatures, led by Julie.
    • Racial Justice: Deliberations on the restrictive covenant bill SB1432 and discussions on reparations.
    • Violence Against Women: Addressing a Supreme Court case on abusers’ access to guns and concerns about gender self-ID laws from international cases.
    • LGBTQIA+ Rights and Constitutional Equality: Focus on promoting respectful language and supporting the Equal Rights Amendment.
  3. Organizational Updates and Events:
    • AZ NOW PAC: Update from Marie on PAC activities and strategy.
    • Announcements: Promotion of the Fried Festival on April 20 and the fundraiser play on May 9 at Phoenix Theatre.

This meeting will strategize on pressing issues, mobilize support for legislative actions, and plan for significant upcoming events, central to NOW’s mission of advocating for equality and justice.

Location: Online

Eddie Sissons currently works as a consultant with Res She has worked in a variety of nonprofit and governmental settings where she has gained expertise in on policy issues ranging from welfare reform, child support, behavioral health, payday lending, and healthcare. Eddie has extensive experience with social-governmental-community policy settings in Arizona. She has a Master’s in Public Administration and a B.S. in Political Science summa cum laude from Arizona State University.earch Advisory Services.

Location: Online

Arizona National Organization for Women Political Action Committee (AZ NOW PAC) works to elect more uncompromising feminists to local office (state, city, county and school board elected positions).

Location: Online

Put on by the AZ NOW PAC.

Location: Online

Dianne Post, CPIC President and Legal Liason will be presenting a forum that will describe the initiatives on the November ballot.

Location: Online

Julie Karcis, Treasurer and longstanding board member of AZ NOW and CPIC NOW  will present information on the down ballot races.

Location: Online
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