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The VA NOW Political Action Committee has voted unanimously to endorse Hala Ayala's candidacy for Lt. Governor. It is with great pride and excitement that VA NOW pledges our support for Hala.
Hala has been a Virginia chapter and state NOW leader - but much more, she has been a beacon for equality in the state House of Delegates. Her commitment to Virginia's girls and women is paramount to her
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Our Priority Issues/Bills for 2021 General Assembly
Virginia NOW advocates for legislation furthering justice and equality, especially on measures impacting women and girls: this includes criminal justice reforms, economic justice advances, and women’s health and safety, including abortion rights.
Criminal Justice Reforms
Divest School Resource Officer (SRO) Funding, Invest in Student Success –
As the nation recovers from the eternal 2020 election season, Virginians are preparing for our state elections in November 2021. We have all three executive offices on the ballot and all 100 House of Delegates members. The election in 2021 presents an opportunity to move forward in historical strides in the contests for governor by electing champions that personify our determination to achieve racial
Washington Post/ Opinions
Women are bearing the brunt of the economic crisis. They must lead our recovery plans.
Opinion by Gina M. Raimondo and Mary Kay Henry
Oct. 8, 2020 at 6:18 p.m. EDT
Gina M. Raimondo, a Democrat, is governor of Rhode Island. Mary Kay Henry is international president of the Service Employees International Union.
The Great Recession hit male-dominated professions hard. This
We are witnessing history with the vice-presidential debate and the presence of Kamala Harris as the Democratic nominee. Not only is Senator Harris the firstBlack and Indian American VP nominee of a major American party, she is also the lone woman’s voice on either ticket. NOW salutes this historic moment; we know that if not for women like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, Fannie Lou
The National Organization for Women Political Action Committee (NOW PAC) is proud and excited to announce its endorsement of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for president and vice president of the United States of America.Our nation has waited centuries for this moment and our members have spent four years preparing for this moment—to reject the misogyny, racism and corruption of the Trump
Testimony on “School-to-Prison Pipeline”Delivered August 6, 2020, to Joint Hearing of Committee on Public Safety and Courts of Justice Committee
The Virginia Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) – the nation’s largest feminist advocacy organization – welcomes this opportunity to submit comments on the impact on women and girls of racial inequities in the criminal justice system.
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