Welcome!

What's Hot: Register for Illinois NOW's 2014 State Conference coming up on Saturday, Nov 15th!

ERA Forum October 2

Join us for an ERA Forum What:  The AAUW Springfield Branch and NOW are bringing a panel of renowned women together to discuss the Equal Rights Amendment. Learn how you can play a role in the ratification process. When:  Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Where:  The American Lung Association Building, 3000 Kelly Lane, Springfield The Equal Rights Amendment Section 1.…

Let’s Pass the ERA in the House! It’s Time!

ACTION NEEDED : Please contact your Illinois state representative and urge them to co-sponsor and VOTE YES on the Equal Rights Amendment ERA, SJRCA 75. You can find the link here: http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=75&GAID=12&GA=98&DocTypeID=SJRCA&LegID=82279&SessionID=85 Contact info for your representative is here: http://www.ilga.gov/house/default.asp Thanks for your help and keep up the great work!

It’s Time for Illinois to Pass the ERA

SJRCA 75, the Equal Rights Amendment, sponsored by Senator Heather Steans, passed out of the Illinois Senate Executive Committee yesterday with a vote of 11 YES votes, 4 NO votes. A Senate floor vote may come up in the next couple of days ACTION NEEDED! Call your Senator and URGE A YES VOTE on the ERA, SJRCA 75. Contact info can…

ERA in Senate Executive Committee

Urge members of the Illinois Senate Executive Committee VOTE YES on the ERA SJRCA 75, sponsored by Senator Heather Steans, is the Equal Rights Amendment. This bill has been assigned to the Senate Executive Committee and is set for hearing this Wednesday, May 21, at 2 PM. SJRCA 75 provides for the ratification of the proposed equal rights amendment to…

Illinois NOW Mini State Conference

Sunday, October 6 1:30-5 PM Joliet Public Library Main Branch 150 N Ottawa St Joliet, IL 60432 Illinois NOW strives to bring the latest and most relevant feminist issues to attendees. We welcome ALL equality-minded individuals to come and benefit from the work we do and networking opportunities offered at our annual state conference – and this year proves to…

Urge Your IL House Rep. to VOTE YES on SB 10

Illinois NOW Action Alert – Support Marriage Equality 2/27/13 Please contact your Representative to VOTE YES on SB 10. Senate Bill 10 (Sen. Heather Steans/Rep. Greg Harris), the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, passed out of the House Executive Committee yesterday and is now on 2nd Reading in the IL House. Please contact your Representative and urge them to…

Support Marriage Equality!

Illinois NOW Action Alert – Support Marriage Equality Please contact your Senator TODAY to VOTE YES on SB 10. Senate Bill 10 (Heather Steans), the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, is now on 3rd Reading in the IL Senate and can be called for a vote at any time. Please contact your Senator and urge them to vote YES…