Movie Night with #askERAday

#SolidarityRepost #NOW Thanks Pat! Equal Rights Amendment is not “dead” or “irrelevant.” Have an afternoon tea or early cocktail party, with movie Equal Means Equal and tune into the panel discussion with our feminist heroes. Next Friday, April 21. Let’s never give up until we’re equal…all of us.    ERA Coalition Dear friends, We hope…


AZ Legislative Upcoming deadlines: Things will speed up as they approach the end of the session. It is important to act right away or the time is gone.

4/14/17 – Last day for conference committee
4/18/17 – 100th Day of the Session
4/29/17 – Session can only be extended by House or Senate vote.
Special Notes – The Legislative Committee of Central Phoenix Inez Casiano NOW chapter is always happy to have new members. We are not only scrambling to finish this session, but already planning for next year to have even more impact. You don’t need any special skills. we’ll teach you all you need to know! If you are interested or curious, please do join us. Next meeting: Apr. 15, Sat 2:00 PM, Loc: Urban Beans – Downtown Phoenix, 7th Street just north of Osborn.

AZ NOW Legislative ACTION ALERT 4-1-17

From now on, all action (absent that behind closed doors) will be on the floor and thus comments must be directed to the President of the Senate Steve Yarbrough and JD Mesnard.
Senate President Steve Yarbrough
602.926.5863Speaker of the House JD Mesnard
Of course you will want to have the email and phone numbers of your own legislative district Senator and two Representatives. If you don’t know, go to this web site:
and find out.If a bill gets to Governor Ducey’s desk, his contact is:
602.542.4331You can find a contact form at:

Press Conf: Equal Pay Day April 4, 2017

Women in Arizona lose over $6 billion dollars every year because of the gender pay gap or $7,000 per woman per year. The City of Phoenix has issued a proclamation regarding Equal Pay Day which is the date that symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. That day is April 4. Central Phoenix/Inez Casiano NOW is hosting a press conference to commemorate the proclamation and urge action to eliminate this economic harm to women.

AZ NOW Legislative Action Alert 3-25-17

ACTION ALERT 3/25/2017 Dianne Post, AZ NOW Legislative Liaison Of primary concern is SB1367 interfering with women’s right to make decisions about their own families.  Please watch the video link and take action.   There are only two committee hearings.  The extension of time for TANF cash assistance and SNAP (food stamp) benefits in HB2372…