Category Archives: Calls to Action

Join Us June 24 For CPC Protest Training!

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Join us for CPC Protest Training TOMORROW!

WHAT: CPC Protest Training WHEN: Saturday, April 29, 2017 @10am-1pm WHERE: Radio Cafe, 4204 Manchaca Rd., Austin, TX Facebook event link Interested in protesting a CPC regularly? It’s super easy and we’ll give you all the resources you need! Required … Continue reading

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GET READY TO MARCH!

Inauguration Weekend is nearly upon us. For many of us, marching on the Capitol (whether U.S. or state) represents more than “just” a protest. The events of this weekend will serve as a launching point for our resistance over the next … Continue reading

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CALL TO ACTION: “Die-in” to Protest Fetal Remains Ruling

WHAT: A thousand women PLAYING DEAD in protest of the new “fetal remains” ruling in Texas WHEN: Monday, December 19, 2016 Friday, January 6, 2017 @ 11am WHERE: 1010 Colorado St., Austin, TX (Governor’s Mansion) We will be meeting in front of … Continue reading

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March Roundup

Hello, everyone! Austin NOW had a great first meeting last Sunday, March 13! We got to… 1) Hear from the amazing Poppy Northcutt and her wealth of knowledge and experience in feminist activism; 2) Develop an action plan for communication … Continue reading

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Guest post: How the shutdown affects my family, by Amanda Hernandez

[Ed. note: I met Amanda during this summer’s protests against HB2. Amanda is a Democratic activist. She’s also a struggling mother of two, newly married, whose family is endangered by the shutdown. Austin NOW is nonpartisan. But we share Amanda’s … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM: urge DSHS to put Texans’ health first in implementing HB2

Time to dig out the orange t-shirts! There are two opportunities to speak out for reproductive justice in Texas this week. HB2 is law now. We can’t change that. However! The Department of State Health Services is responsible for implementing … Continue reading

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Take action for reproductive justice in Texas – handout

Here’s the text of the handout from Thursday’s meeting, cleaned up a bit for the web. You can also download the handout as a pdf! Click here – 7-18-13 Action Abortion Repro J Take Action for Reproductive Justice in Texas! Educate … Continue reading

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How to send food to the #FeministArmy today

Hey, Internet, feed us, please! Here’s what we need: pizza, sandwiches, and drinks. Cookies are nice, too! All of these things are easy to pass out to people in line to get into the gallery. Here are local businesses that … Continue reading

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SB1 Resource Post: Staying safe and reaching our goals on Monday

Monday’s Senate Committee hearing will be kind of a circus, y’all. A lot of things will be different. (Jessica Luther has the rundown on what to expect). But the biggest difference is that this time, THE ANTIS WILL BE OUT … Continue reading

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