Other Participation

In addition to Membership option, there are other ways to get involved and take action.

State NOW Priorities Illinois

NOW's 5 priority Issues are:

  • Reproductive Rights & Women's Health
  • Economic Justice
  • Family Law
  • Civil Rights for All People
  • Violence Against Women

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National Wakeup Calls!

National Organization for Women

By Kathryn Gimborys, Government Relations Intern On April 22, 2017, thousands of scientists and individuals participated in a “March For Science” in Washington, D.C., with hundreds of additional satellite marches and actions taking place throughout the country. A direct response to the current administration’s disregard for scientific facts in policy-making decisions, the March sought to... Read more »
By Mica Annis, Vice President’s Office Intern Since childhood I have been taught that it is often best to shy away from conflict for the sake of harmony. I would even argue that most women are socialized (even in feminist environments) to be as non-confrontational as possible. Growing up in a progressive, feminist family, I... Read more »
By Hannah Tennies, National Action Program Intern Growing up in a household with a single mother means that time off is hard to come by, let alone paid time off. Without federal Paid Family and Medical Leave only about 13% of private sector workers have access to paid leave in the United States (“The Economics... Read more »

Legislator Contacts

The links below lead to pages of the Illinois State Board of Elections website.