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For justice and equality in central Texas!

A bunch of women eating chips in public

It started out as a joke… and then 8,000+ people responded. On Sunday, February 11, 2018, a bunch of women came together at the Texas Capitol to eat chips in public.  

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Protest For Choice Success!

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Austin NOW & The Texas Handmaids Present: Protest For Choice

The Rally For Life, one of the biggest Texan anti-abortion events of the year, is happening the weekend following our celebration of Roe v Wade. They will be marching to the capitol, and we will be there to meet them. … Continue reading

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Surprise CPC Protest a Success!

What a fantastic protest tonight. Austin NOW, WilCo NOW Task Force, and the Texas Handmaids all came together to protest the north-central Austin CPC known as the John Paul II “Life” Center (quotations ours) and their fundraiser gala tonight. Not … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Fundraiser Success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us at our yard sale fundraiser on Aug. 12 – it was a crazy successful, fun event and we kind of can’t believe it! Gracias a todos los que vinieron a … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Fundraiser is a Go!

We are so excited to get our yard sale fundraiser off the ground! This past Saturday, August 5, a bunch of amazing NOW members and supporters got together to unpack, fold, organize, and price items for the event, where we … Continue reading

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Why are chapter dues sent to Texas State NOW?

Fairly often, we receive questions from people about why our chapter dues are sent to Texas State NOW rather than kept here locally. The answer is pretty simple, and best illustrated with the simple flowchart below: While National NOW provides … Continue reading

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Day of Resistance at the Capitol

…One of many to come. We’ve been fighting what often feels like an uphill, impossible battle with conservative legislators in Texas, who have been pandering to extremist right-wing groups like the Tea Party for years now. But Texas progressives have … Continue reading

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We are hosting our first fundraiser!

  Join the National Organization for Women at our first annual yard sale fundraiser event! All money raised on sale items will go directly to Texas NOW supplies for protests, rallies, and benefit events, so that our organization can continue … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Stand tall, keep fighting. #Resist

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