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
National Wakeup Calls!
National Organization for Women
Note: This post is part of a series. Read more about the LGBTimeMachine series here. By Sabeau Rea, Communications Department Intern After an unusually smooth flight, the ship touches down, at our newest destination. By touches down I, of course, mean, slams itself against the ground like a toddler really in need of a four-hour... Read more »
By Rachele Merliss, PAC Intern “What woman here is so enamored of her own oppression that she cannot see her heelprint upon another woman’s face?” -Audre Lorde, The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism Lately, at meetings of feminist groups, I’ve noticed a pattern of silencing and exclusion. It starts with someone asking... Read more »
By Naomi P., Communications Intern Being an ethnically ambiguous person comes with a lot of privileges; however, answering the constant questions about my identity is not one them. Like many other exoticized women, I am asked on an almost daily basis: “What are you?” and “Where are you from?” followed up with “No really, where... Read more »
The links below lead to pages of the Illinois State Board of Elections website.