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NOW chapters focus on six priority issues including reproductive rights, ending sex discrimination/constitutional equality, promoting diversity and ending racism, economic justice, stopping violence against women, and LGBTQIA rights. Our chapter welcomes new members to help fight for women's rights on the local and national level. Virginia NOW is a feminist organization whose purpose is to bring women into full participation of American society and in equal partnership with men. President - Diana DeLong Egozcue Treasurer - Lee Perkins Communications VP ♦ Webmistress - Paradise Kendra Executive Vice President - Hala Ayala Membership Vice President - Lisa Giordano Web Editor - Katie Regan Historian - Simone Roberts NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN (N.O.W.) Statement of Purpose (Adopted at the organizing conference in Washington, D.C., October 29, 1966) We, men and women, who hereby constitute ourselves as the National Organization for Women, believe that the time has come for a new movement toward true equality for all women in America, and toward a fully equal partnership of the sexes, as part of the world-wide revolution of human rights now taking place within and beyond our national borders. The purpose of NOW is to take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all the privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men. COMMENTS POLICY: Virginia NOW’s Facebook page is a place for women and feminists to come together and discuss empowerment, actions, events, and other content related to feminism within Virginia. We want our page to be as welcoming to as many people as possible. Therefore, we reserve the right to (but are not obliged to) delete comments or posts that include: • Threats, insults, abuse, intimidation, or harassment; • Personal insults to Virginia NOW and the feminist movement; • Any comment deemed to be irrelevant or repetitive (AKA trolling); especially offensive, or lengthy information from other websites • Anti-woman comments that only serve to announce that they do not agree with our feminist stance or include misinformation; • Comments that only serve to insult and do so using vulgar or violent language. • Personal solicitations and advertisements on our timeline will be removed. If you wish us to plug your feminist company/organization, please e-mail [email protected] We reserve the right to ban anyone who is in violation of these guidelines from further posts or comments on the page. Join our mission to empower women within Virginia by becoming a member today! http://vanow.org/join 'Like' this page & be sure to check the 'show in news feed' option to see updates and action opportunities. The purpose of Virginia NOW is to take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all the privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men.Activity status unknown.