Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 6-8 pm Madison Public Library: Hawthorne Branch 2707 E Washington Ave Madison, WI 53704 This training builds upon one’s capacity to provide inclusive environments for the LGBTQ community. Using our natural ally behaviors, we will learn how to establish sustainable change in our communities by being proactive allies, recognizing homophobia in
Anti-CPC Rally Signmaking and Spot the CPC Tutorial Sunday, October 29, 2017, 1-3 pm 5405 Sudbury Way Madison, WI 53704 **This is a private residence. Trollers will be considered trespassers and will not be welcome.** We’re exposing fake clinics in Madison! Our #ExposeFakeClinics activities include a rally on 11/4 in front of a CPC that is
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1-2 pm Edgewood College, Regina Hall multi-purpose room 1000 Edgewood College Drive Madison, WI 53711 One of our Love Your Body Month activities, we will be celebrating our bodies with a Zumba class lead by the talented Meghan Ross. There is a suggested donation of $5 or an item from the
Wisconsin’s Premiere Screening of Straight/Curve Plus Indulging Potluck Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:30-8:30 pm Goodman Community Center Bolz B room 149 Waubesa St Madison, WI 53704 Join us and bring a dish to share for Wisconsin’s premiere the new, body positive film Straight/Curve! This event is part of our Love Your Body Month actions.
Honor Hispanic Heritage Month by taking action! 800,000 immigrant youth depend on DACA and are at risk of deportation unless Congress passes DREAM Act legislation. They are in school, and working hard. They are our friends, our classmates, our co-workers and our neighbors. It may be yourself. Sign up for one or more phone bank
Women’s Equality Day: Celebrate Voting with Madison NOW Saturday, August 26, 6 PM – 10 PM The Rigby Pub & Grill 119 E Main St, Madison, Wisconsin 53703 Celebrate the right to vote on Women’s Equality Day with us! Nationally renowned voting rights advocates Analiese Eicher of One Wisconsin Now / One Wisconsin Institute and
Yesterday we received the stunning news that Governor Walker has decided that the Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) will no longer enforce our state contraceptive mandate, which ensures that employers provide contraceptive coverage to their employees. The Walker administration is using the Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby ruling to justify their choice. But don’t
WHEREAS, the rights of all women are paramount to the National Organization for Women (NOW); andWHEREAS, agency over her own body is essential to every woman’s freedom; andWHEREAS, the criminalization of pregnant women for substance abuse, addiction, or a history of substance abuse disproportionately affects women of color and poor women; WHEREAS, the criminalization of
We want to commend any effort to raise the current minimum wage in Wisconsin. $7.25/hr is a poverty wage and it disproportionately affects women, who comprise nearly two-thirds of minimum wage workers. It needs to be addressed immediately. We in Wisconsin NOW appreciate the County Board’s attention to this issue. We’re proud that this ballot
This is an open letter to Scott Walker’s campaign press secretary, Alleigh Marre, who is currently taking heat for having previously expressed support for Planned Parenthood in a blog. Dear Alleigh, I’m really sorry to hear that your job might be in jeopardy because you support (or, at least, at one time supported) Planned Parenthood.