Central Oregon Coast NOW Chapter

The Central Oregon Coast Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) works locally to eliminate discrimination against women in all sectors of society, to assure access to reproductive health care, to eliminate domestic and sexual violence, and to promote equality and justice in our community. Members of Central Oregon Coast NOW are automatically members of the Oregon Chapter and the National Organization for Women.  Most of our members reside in Lincoln County, Oregon, but that is certainly not a requirement.  We welcome anyone to join us who is interested in achieving our goals.

The National Organization for Women (NOW) has over 500,000 contributing members and is the largest feminist action organization in the United States.  NOW”S priority issues include:  Constitutional Equality Amendment, Reproductive Rights, Racism, Lesbian Rights, Violence Against Women, and Economic Justice.  Its focus actions for 2013-2014 are Marriage Equality and Breaking the Social Security Glass Ceiling (Modernizing Women’s Benefits). The Central Oregon Coast NOW works locally to address these issues.

To join, click here to join Central Oregon Coast NOW (local membership also includes membership to the state chapter and at the national level):   http://centraloregoncoastnow.wordpress.com/membership-application/ or click “Membership Application” on the menu above.

For more information:  centraloregoncoastnow@gmail.com

NEXT MEETING:  Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., Central Lincoln People’s Utility District Meeting Room, 2129 North Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon.

In lieu of our April meeting we are encouraging people to attend Food Share of Lincoln County’s fundraiser Chefs Against Hunger, April 28, 2014, at Best Western Agate Beach Inn, Newport, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.. ($30/person or $50/couple).  For more information:  http://www.foodsharelincolncounty.org/events-calendar/ or 541-265-8578.

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