NOW is a multi-issue political
self-defined role has been to initiate change for the benefit of the
number of people, to affect the legal and institutional structures of
society in a way that systematically expands the choices and
available to all women. In
NOW takes action to bring women, as a class, into the mainstream of
rather than offering aid to individual women in achieving personal
temporary relief from oppression.
the Foremost Women's
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FLNOW State Conference 2014
May 30 - Mount Dora
TRIP TO THE 2014 NOW CONFERENCE
1. Florida NOW will award scholarships to two women
under the age of 30 to attend the 2014 NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN
(NOW) Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Florida NOW will provide
round trip transportation, hotel accommodations and conference
registration. One hotel room will be shared by the two winners. Meals
and other expenses will be the responsibility of the recipients.
2. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on a
500-1000 word essay outlining their back-ground in feminism, how they
plan to shape, cultivate or grow the feminist movement in the future,
and why they should be chosen.
3. Entrants must be a member of the National Organization for Women by January 1, 2014
4. As this contest is an opportunity for young
feminists who may not otherwise be able to attend, entrants must be
under the age of 30 on July 1, 2014 and must affirm in writing that
they would not financially be able to afford to attend the conference
on their own.
5. Entries must be sent to email@example.com by
February 1, 2014. Winners will be announced on the Florida NOW Website
and personally contacted by March 15, 2014.
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Florida National Organization for Women is a group dedicated
to taking action to bring ALL women into full equality and
through changing policy, law and culture.
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.
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
direct services, and for legal reasons we can not provide referrals for
lawyers or other services. If you need these services, please
doing an internet search for local attorneys, referral services, legal
aide, domestic violence shelters, or other terms that are appropriate
individual situation. Good luck.
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