Philadelphia NOW Comments On Justice Eakins Resignation

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. At the very least he […]

Restore Public trust in Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office

Please sign the petition here!   Americans for Democratic Action of Southeastern Pennsylvania support Phila-NOW’s position Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club share support PA Coalition Against Rape supports Phila-NOW’s petition Read the statement by State Representative Brian Sims here   Statement by the Women of Philadelphia City Council November 12, 2015 The women of the […]

Philadelphia NOW PAC Endorses Kristin Combs, Green Party Candidate for Council At-Large

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2015 Philadelphia NOW PAC Gives Nod to Kristin Combs Endorses Green Candidate for Council-at-Large 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. […]

Philadelphia NOW’s call to Philly DA to act on racist and misogynistic emails

The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), a key feminist advocacy group in the region, speaks out against Frank Fina and E. Marc Costanzo’s hateful emails. Philadelphia, PA- The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) strongly denounces the demeaning, misogynistic and racist emails sent by Frank Fina and E. […]

Tracey Gordon for State Representative for 191st District

Endorsed by the Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter of the multi-issue progressive feminist advocacy group Philadelphia, PA – The Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Organization for Women PAC (SEPA NOW PAC), a key feminist advocacy group in the region has endorsed Tracey Gordon for State Representative of the 191st Legislative District. Since a large part of PA 191 lies within […]

First Male officer for Philadelphia Chapter of NOW

Steve Paul as first male Officer and new Vice President for Membership for the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women New Officer Appointed to the Philadelphia Chapter of the multi-issue progressive feminist advocacy group Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), a key feminist advocacy group in the region has […]

Here’s Why Jim Kenney, Not Lynne Abraham, Got the NOW Endorsement

Philly NOW president Nina Ahmad said former City Councilman Jim Kenney got the nod because “he’s an independent thinker and supportive of women’s rights issues, and he takes up difficult issues if they’re the right thing to do.” She also noted that Kenney sponsored legislation to hold a hearing on street harassment, is an advocate […]

Williams gets Inquirer nod in Philly mayor’s race, amid some controversy

Nina Ahmad, the president of the of the Philadelphia chapter of NOW, said in a statement, “we were very disappointed to see that [the] Inquirer Editorial Board once again bent to the will of their billionaire owner and his support for Tony Williams.” Sources familiar with the process have confirmed to me that after its candidate interviews, […]

The (New) Jim Kenney for Mayor

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