National Organization for Women (NOW)

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The National Organization for Women was formed on June 30, 1966, during the Third National Conference of Commissions on the Status of Women in Washington, D.C. The Statement of Purpose declares that "the time has come to confront, with concrete action, the conditions that now prevent women from enjoying the equality of opportunity and freedom of choice which is their right, as individual Americans, and as human beings." At their organizing conference (October 29, 1966), participants established task forces on education, employment, the role of women in the family, women's political rights, and images of women in the media.
NOW was incorporated in 1967, and local chapters were formed; by 1975 there were over 600 chapters. As membership increased, the organization addressed more issues, including a "war on poverty," the Equal Rights Amendment, child care, abortion rights, sexual harassment, women in government, women and religion, and violence against women.

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. National Organization for Women (NOW). SL Sites: Archived Websites from Schlesinger Library Collections. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740894. (accessed November 22, 2014).

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. "National Organization for Women (NOW)." n.d.. Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service. 22 November 2014 . <http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740894>.
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http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740894

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.(n.d.). National Organization for Women (NOW). Retrieved November 22, 2014 from Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740894

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. National Organization for Women (NOW). SL Sites: Archived Websites from Schlesinger Library Collections. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740894. (accessed November 22, 2014).

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. "National Organization for Women (NOW)." n.d.. Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service. 22 November 2014 . <http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740894>.