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Feminist Bio: Ari

Feminist Bio: Ari How did you become a feminist? On July 24, 1990 my mother gave birth to a purple-loving, contagious laugh-having, feminist! Being a feminist is my birthright, legacy and purpose. I grew up on Detroit’s West side in a house full of strong and independent women. My...

The Choose Life License Plate – Harming Women’s Health & Road Trips

The Choose Life License Plate – Harming Women’s Health & Road Trips By Connie Flachs, West Michigan Volunteer             Imagine taking a Michigan road trip.  Perhaps it’s your summer break and you’ve chosen to drive to the Upper Peninsula.  By hour three your playlist has repeated twice, you’ve run out of snacks, and the caffeine...

Michigan Women Are Watching: This Month in the Michigan Legislature

Michigan Women Are Watching: This Month in the Michigan Legislature by Chris Mills The Michigan Republican controlled House and Senate are pushing through a barrage of anti-woman and religiously motivated bills. Take Action NOW and urge Governor Rick Snyder to veto these bills. Choose Life License Plate (HB 4140) The Michigan...
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Then & NOW 2015 – Voices From the Margin: Exploring the Future of Feminism @ City Flats Hotel Ballroom
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The National Organization for Women of Greater Grand Rapids (NOW GR) invites you to our 5th annual Then & NOW fundraiser. This event will feature a reception with wine, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts; a silent auction; activist awards; and much more! This year’s theme is Voices from the Margin: Exploring the Future of Feminism, and we are honored to welcome Pastor Chaka Holley as our keynote speaker. Throughout the evening, we will explore the many facets of feminism and the intersectional future of our movement. During this event we hope to highlight some of the unheard voices from our movement and celebrate the impact of feminist activism in our community.

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