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A list of all events listed on the NOW-NJ Web site.

(In reverse chronological order)

 

 

NOW-NJ Endorses

Oct. 2, 2010 March on Washington:

One Nation Working Together

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URBAN ISSUES INSTITUTE

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY EVENT

"WHAT ABOUT OUR DAUGHTERS IN THE LGBT COMMUNITY?"

TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010

Flier

Vendor Info

 

 

Senator Menendez must explain opposition to U.S. Marshal candidate

Letter to the Editor

June 29, 2010

 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 22nd
STANDING UP
STANDING TOGETHER
WEST STATE STREET, TRENTON
12 NOON

Click here for flier

click here for bus information

 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 1st
TAKE BACK TRENTON RALLY
125 WEST STATE ST., TRENTON
1:00 PM

Click here for flier

 

 

April 14, 2010, 6:30 pm

 

a discussion of important issues plaguing the Reproductive Justice Field and How to confront these problems

 

Rutgers-Newark School of Law

 

Maretta Short, NOW-NJ President

will be on the discussion panel

 

Click here for the flier

 

 

The Clare Estate Independent & Assisted Living
Invites you to
Stand Against Racism


"Peace, Justice, and the Fight against Racism and Sexism."

Speaker: Maretta Short, President of N.O.W.

Friday, April 30, 2010 2:00PM

 

Click here for the flier

 

 

NOW-NJ SUPPORTS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

MARK YOUR CALENDERS FOR THE FOLLOWING 2010 EVENTS:

 

 

MOTHER’S MATTER COLLECTION
Gloucester County College
and the

Center for People in Transition
Ongoing from now until May 1st

Click Here for Details

 

 

"When the Child Cries",
A Play by Leroy Harris
Rowan University,
201 Mullica Hill Road,

Glassboro, NJ
March 19 and 20
martind@rowan.edu

 

Other Events at Rowan

and Fairleigh Dickenson

 

 

CATFISH FRIDAY WOMEN’S ARTS COLLECTIVE PRESENTS:
SANCUARY FOR THE BELOVED
TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE

 

 

COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS WOMEN’S CENTER HONORS CAROL HAWTHORNE

(SHE HAS TRAVELED TO POOREST COUNTRY,  HAITI FOR 15 YEARS)

FRIDAY, MARCH 19TH, 2010

Details

 

 

Caldwell Library Supports

Women's History Month
Saturday, March 13, 2010
More Information

 

 

Ready To Run

Campaign Training for Women

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ

 

 

SIGN ONTO HISTORIC WOMEN'S LIBERATION DOCUMENT
"What Every Woman Needs To Know"
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4TH.

 

 

A Back-To-School-Health Care Rally

NOW-NJ PRESIDENT

MARETTA SHORT - GUEST SPEAKER

Presented by

Rutgers Women's and Gender Studies Assoc. (Radigals)

Thursday September 10th, 2009

12:30 pm-2:30 pm

Brower Commons on College Ave.

MORE INFO CALL 908.507.0268

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Click Here for directions

 

 

Stop Violence Against Women
“Worst to First Campaign”
2010!

 

 

NOW-NJ Activist Support Rally
for Abortion Rights in Nebraska
Friday, Aug. 28th, 2009

Click here for the flier (pdf)

 

 

Rally for Single Payer Health Care
Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Washington, DC
1 PM in the Upper Senate Park
 

Celebrate Medicare’s 44th birthday


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Bus information
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FEMINSTS PICKET SENATOR SCHUMER FOR SINGLE PAYER NATIONAL HEALTH CARE INSURANCE

WOMEN WILL NOT BE FOOLED BY FAKE HEALTH CARE REFORM
THURSDAY, the 27th of August, 2009 6-7PM

More Information

 

 

Save the Date!
Sunday, May 31, 2009

Single Payer Health Care Regional Conference
At
Princeton Theological Seminary - Princeton, NJ

Sponsored by
One Plan One Nation Coalition
and
The Presbyterian Church USA
 

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Print Flyers and Distribute

Color flyer   B&W flyer

 

 

April 8, 2008

Women Making Green History

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai 

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NOW-NJ CoSponsors Film

Afghanistan Women

Sunday, March 29th 2:00 PM

Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

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Mark Your Calenders and Support

 

Women's History Month Enjoy

 

Women's Voices:

"A Woman's Pride and Stride"

featuring Amina Baraka

and Shanelle Gabriel

March 26, 2009

 

Atlantic Cape Community College

Women's History Events

 

Douglass Campus, Rutgers

"Black Women in the Ivory Tower"

March 5-6, 2009

 

Joy of Resistance

"Feminist Music Extravaganza"

 

Mercer County Community College

March 3, 10, 20, 24, 26, 27

 

Gloucester County College

March 3, 2009

 

Bergen Community College:

Green Initiatives for Women

Women's History Calendar

 

Brookdale Community College

An Evening with Maya Angelou

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

and An Afternoon with Golda

Friday, March 27, 2009

 

 

“Road Map to Economic Recovery”

Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, Dec 11, 2008

6 - 8 PM

flier

 

 

December 8 & 11, 2008

 

COUNTING THE COST HEARINGS

Examining the cycle of arrest, incarceration, reintegration & re-entry

Hosted by

ASSEMBLY MAJORITY LEADER

BONNIE WATSON COLEMAN

More Information

 

 

Lecture by Antonia Juhasz

“The Tyranny of Oil”

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008

NJ Peace Action’s

51st Annual Soup Luncheon

flier1    flier2

 

 

2008 NOW-NJ State Conference

“$trategizing for Economic Ju$tice”

Saturday, November 8, 2008

9am - 4pm

Rutgers University - Cook Campus

 

Conference Information

 

September 6, 2008

NOTE:  Updated Time & Place

 

Sponsored by NOW-NJ Foundation,

NOW-NJ Combating Racism TF, and the Women of Color and Allies Essex County Chapter
 

Save the Date for Film Screening

“NO!” The Rape Documentary

 

Produced and Directed by Aisha Shahidah Simmons

 

Click to preview:

 http://notherapedocumentary.org

 

NOTE:  Updated Time & Place

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JUNE 19TH, 2008

NOW-NJ COSPONSORS
NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST AGAINST

Health Insurance Corporations

More information:

Newark Rally

Philadelphia Rally

National NOW Talking Points

 

 

Saturday, April 26, 2008

 

NOW-NJ CO SPONSORS

 

Conversations on Race and Voting

 

9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Liberty Science Center

Liberty State Park

222 Jersey City Boulevard

Jersey City, New Jersey

 

 

Sunday, April 13
2 PM - 3:30 PM

 

ERA Education Fund, Inc.

presents a March History Month’s program of

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights


“LOOKING BACK and MOVING FORWARD”

 

Click Here for details

 

 

April 11-12, 2008

Economic Justice Summit

 

NOW Foundation, Institute for Women's Policy Research, and the National Council of Negro Women

are convening an

Economic Justice Summit in Atlanta.

 

Submit workshop proposals and research papers now, and register

online.

 

 

March 10, 2008

 

Middlesex County NOW Forum:

Women in the NJ Workplace

Speakers:

Sharon Taylor

Sr. VP, Prudential Ins

Dr. Sindy Paul

Medical Director, NJ Dept of Health

Jeannine LaRue

VP of Public Affairs, Rutgers

 

Click Here for details

 

 

Sat., March 1, 2008

 

"Peace, Justice, and the Fight against Racism and Sexism"

Guest Speaker:  Maretta Short,

NOW-NJ President

Poetry by Amina Baraka

Marc's Place Coffee House

 

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Sat., January 19, 2008

Second Annual Peace Conference ." Rutgers University Law School, Newark, NJ.

8 am to 4 pm

More details here

 

 

Sunday, January 6, 2008

NOW-NJ President, Maretta Short, and Senator Loretta Weinberg to discuss the Mandatory HIV Testing Bill for pregnant women and newborns. Sunday, January 6th at 12 PM on My9

 

The "New Jersey NOW" program

with Anchor Mike Gilliam.

Hosted by My9 News.

 

 

CALL YOUR U.S. SENATORS DAY
TELL THEM STUPAK IS THE PITTS!

Tue., December 1st - 4th, 2009
LAUTENBERG:
Newark -- (973) 639-8700
Camden -- (856) 338-8922

MENENDEZ:
Barrington -- (856) 757-5353
Newark -- (973) 645-3030

 

Garden State Equality

and Allies Lobby Day

Thursday, Dec. 3, at 8:00am
110 West State Street
Trenton, NJ

 

 Joy of Resistance Presents:
Multi Cultural Feminist Radio
“Women in Prison and Reforming the Prison Industrial Complex”


Thursday, Dec
. 3, at 11:00am
Listen in at 99.5 FM or
stream.wbai.org


Invited Guests:
Professor Angela Davis
Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Tina Reynolds
Produced and hosted by

Maretta J. Short and Fran Luck

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4TH, 2009
NOW-NJ JOINS WITH NOW- NY PICKET AGAINST STUPAK AMENDMENT AND HYDE AMENDMENT

IN FRONT OF

SENATOR SCHUMER’S OFFICE
757 THIRD AVE. (AT 48TH ST) NYC

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"So You Think You Know About Health Care?"
NOW-NJ President Debates for Single Payer Health Care

Wednesday November 18, 2009 @ 8 PM
Rutgers University Douglass Campus Center
100 George St New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1412

(more info. To Come)

 

Watch for Autum Edition of NOW-NJ News Briefs Coming in November.

 

December 12, 2007

Stand For Justice Rally:  Human Rights for Women in Prison

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Click Here for Maretta's Statement

 

December 10, 2007

Family Leave Insurance Lobby Day

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Click Here for 4 Actions to support of Family Leave Insurance

 

NOVEMBER 11, 2007

NOW-NJ MINI STATE CONFERENCE

SUNDAY, 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

MONTCLAIR, NJ

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Sunday, November 4, 2007, 12:30 PM

NOW-NJ President, Maretta Short will be featured on "Real Talk",

hosted by My9 News Anchorwoman Brenda Blackmon.  The topic is "Women in Politics and the Record Number of Women Running for office in New Jersey."

 

October 20, 2007

Race Still Matters: The Conference

Essex County College

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Click Here for the web page

 

October 17, 2007

Women in NJ Politics

Panel Discussion with Women candidates and office-holders from Middlesex County

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September 20, 2007

Abortion Rights:

Where do we go from here?

Panel Discussion with Middlesex County NOW,

the ACLU, and Planned Parenthood

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August 25, 2007, Newark, NJ

People's March for Peace, Equality, Jobs, and Justice

NOW-NJ Participation Information

Official NOW-NJ Flier

Click here for even more information

Click here for the July Press Release

 

July 28, 2007

NOW-NJ Combating Racism Task Force, Women of Color and Allies, Essex Chapter, and Morris County Chapter

Rally at Morristown City Hall to End Raids Against Immigrants

News article before the rally

Pictures of the rally

 

July 13-15, 2007

NOW National Conference &Young Feminist Leadership Institute

Detroit, Michigan

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Click here for pictures taken at the conference

 

August 25, 2007

March for Peace and Justice

Newspaper Article 8/26

Another Article 8/30

Pictures from the March

 

July 13-15, 2007

Now National Conference & Young Feminist Leadership Institute

 

May 24, 2007

Paid Family Leave hearing

 

May 2, 2007

Women's Leadership Conference at William Paterson University

 

April 30, 2007

Language of Respect with Marett Short as panelist

 

April 27, 2007

Fair Housing: It's not an option, it's the law

 

April 11, 2007

NOW-NJ Participated in a rally protesting Don Imus's comments

 

March 30, 2007

Honoring Rosa Parks; Valorie Caffee, Keynote Speaker

 

March 29, 2007

Morris County NOW Chapter Dinner and fundraiser

 

March 10, 2007

Morristown's St. Patrick's Day parade

 

February 22-24, 6:30 pm

Vagina Monologues at Drew

 

January 23, 2007, 7 pm

February 28, 2007

March 22, 2007

NJ State Bar Foundation Seminars on GLBT issues

 

January 20, 2007

The People's Peace Conference

 

January 17, 2007

WHY I SUPPORT LORETTA WIENBERG By Maretta Short

 

November 12, 2006

Women's Veteran’s Day Celebration

 

November 11, 2006

NOW-NJ State Conference

 

November 3, 2006

Annual New Jersey Diversity Conference

 

October 25, 2006

Rally waiting for the Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision

 

October 20, 2006

Morris County Gay/Straight Parents Alliance Action

 

August 30, 2006

Iraq War Forum

 

May 10, 2006

Morris County NOW at Chevy's

 

May 7, 2006

Breakfast Discussion of Choice in New Jersey

 

May 1, 2006

Shore Area NOW Presents "Programs Available to Seniors"

 

March 26, 2006

Honoring Alice Paul and Betty Friedan

 

March 26, 2006

New Jersey Women Making History

 

March 9, 2006

Discrimination vs. Women, A Conference on Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights

 

March 4, 2006

Women's History Month Celebration in Lawrenceville

 

February 14, 2006

Valentine tributes

 

February 14, 2006

Rally for Same-Sex Marriage

 

December 12, 2005

Prescription Equity Lobby Day

 

November 12, 2005

NOW-NJ State Conference at Rutgers University

 

October 29, 2005

Herspanic Heritage Celebration

 

October 28, 2005

"Leave my child alone" informational event

 

October 24, 2005

Emergency Contraception Roundtable

 

October 22, 2005

5th Biennial Family Conference of Lambda Families of NJ

 

October 1, 2005

LadyFest & Love Your Body Month Kick-Off

 

September 25, 2005

Women's Fund Town Meeting

 

September 18, 2005

Capital Pridefest, Trenton, NJ

 

September 10, 2005

Miriam Peskowitz -- The Truth Behind the Mommy Wars

 

August 26-27, 2005

Women win the vote

 

August 24, 2005

Spector Demonstration in Philadelphia

 

July 27, 2005 (last update)

Information on Supreme Court Nominee John G. Roberts.

 

July 21, 2005

Supreme Court Rally in Trenton

 

July 1-3, 2005

NOW National Conference, Nashville

 

June 25, 2005

An Educational Demonstration

 

June 16, 2005

NOW Election Debate

 

June 14, 2005

2005 GLBT Civil Rights Conference

 

June 5, 2005

2005 Gay Pride Day in Asbury Park

 

May 20-22, 2005

5th National Conference on Gender and Lobby Day, Crystal City, VA

 

April 22, 2005

Morris County Mothering Economic Rights Task Force presents Earth Day Crafts and Story Time

 

April 1-3

Women of Color and Allies Summit, DC

 

March 14, 2005

Anti-big-Box Rally

 

March 13, 2005

Honoring NJ Women Making History

 

March, 2005

Ephemeral Threads Exhibition, The Noyes Museum of Art

 

March 8, 2005

Discrimination in the Workplace,Topic of Seminar

 

March 4, 2005

Rally Against Social Security Privatization

 

February 22, 23, 2005

Intersex Legal Symposium

 

March 13, 2005

NJ Women Making History

 

November 7, 2004

NOW-NJ State Conference

 

October 18, 2004

Protest Bush in Marlton

 

October 13, 2004

Seminar on Electronic Voting

 

October 12, 2004

A performance of Words of Choice

 

August 26, 2004

Women's Equality Day Celebration

 

June 27, 2004

A Wedding Party

 

May 25, 2004

Kickoff Meeting of the Social Wage Committee of Redstockings Allies and Veterans

 

May 17, 2004

New Jersey rally to mark Marriage License Day in Massachusetts

 

May 15, 2004

Mid-Atlantic NOW Regional Conference

 

April, May, June, 2004

Spring Town Meetings

 

April 25, 2004

March for Choice

 

March 28, 2004

Women Making History in New Jersey

 

March 13, 2004

Myra Terry birthday fundraiser for bus scholarships for the April 25th March

 

December 9, 2003

Massachusetts Couple to attend NJ Town Meeting

 

November 8, 2003

NOW-NJ State Conference

 

November 7-9, 2003

Peace Coalition Congress

 

October 29 - December 3, 2003

Marriage & Domestic Partnership Dinners

 

October 29 2003

GenderPAC Connections

 

October 17-26

Hunterdon County Diversity Council Presentation of "The Laramie Project"

 

October 15, 2003

Love Your Body Day

 

October 4, 2003

Alice Paul NOW's "Afternoon of Indulgence"

 

Month of October

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

 

September 9, 2003

Morris County NOW's 30th Anniversary

 

July 7-9, 2003

National Conference

 

March 29, 2003

Honoring NJ Women Making History (with pictures)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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