On behalf of the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women, I extend heartfelt condolences to the family of Bertha Stovall Waters, a tireless fighter for economic, racial and gender justice. In her long life, she touched many lives, including mine and those of many of my NOW sisters. Read more →
The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) is calling for both Senator Daylin Leach and Representative Thomas Caltagirone to step down from their elected positions immediately. The fact that both elected officials continue to work and be paid by the citizens of Pennsylvania while these allegations remain unresolved is both unacceptable and sickening. Read more →
Philadelphia, March 18th, 2016-- The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), ( a key feminist advocacy group in the region) is praising the resignation of Justice Eakin and renews their call to have District Attorney Seth Williams remove the three tainted prosecutors also involved in the ‘Porngate’ scandal. Read more →
Kristin Combs, the Green Party candidate for one of the seven at-large seats on Philadelphia City Council, won a significant endorsement on Tuesday from the political action committee of Philadelphia NOW, the National Organization for Women. NOW PAC’s Executive Board voted unanimously in favor of the endorsement.
The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) strongly denounces the demeaning, misogynistic and racist emails sent by Frank Fina and E. Marc Costanzo on state owned computers while they worked for the Attorney General’s office and who currently are prosecutors in the Philadelphia DA’s office. Read more →
Steve Paul as first male Officer and new Vice President for Membership for the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women. Read more →
Kenney also shows the most promise when it comes to leadership — the ability to get people excited and unite them behind a common cause...Jim Kenney feels right for this moment — a man who can continue Philadelphia’s transformation from old to new because he himself has transformed from old to new. Read more →