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NOW is a multi-issue political organization. NOW’s  purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life.

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    It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our State Treasurer, Shirley Ann Rawls. Shirley Ann was a dedicated feminist and a true friend. The movement will miss her ferocity in fighting for women's rights, and we, her sisters will miss her infectious laughter.

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    Florida NOW is proud to announce that we have a new Archivist. For several years, FLNOW has been donating its old files to UF Libraries. This year, a Masters student in Women Studies,
    Tim D'Annecy took those files and digitized them and created a wiki, where they are indexed and searchable. More importantly, they are safe for herstory. Please see the wiki at
    If you have files to add to the archive, or just to tell Tim how amazing it is, you can contact him here.

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      The Florida National Organization for Women is a group dedicated to taking action to bring ALL women into full equality through changing policy, law and culture.  This mission attracts women and men of diverse backgrounds and gives us the ability to look at the systemic oppression in our lives and determine actions that will bring about change for all women.
      Often, we are contacted by women and men who are facing "legal" situations, or in need of individual help.  Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to provide direct services, and for legal reasons we can not provide referrals for lawyers or other services.  If you need these services, please consider doing an internet search for local attorneys, referral services, legal aide, domestic violence shelters, or other terms that are appropriate for your individual situation. Good luck.

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State Council Meeting  
Sunday 21st

10:00 AM

Meeting location: Online via Go to Meeting. Details will be sent to chapter leaders.

All chapters are strongly encouraged to send a duly-elected delegation. See You There!
State Council Meetings are held quarterly. One meeting is held
during the State Conference.

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