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February 2018

Slutwalk

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
FAU, FAU
Boca Raton,
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Generation Action at FAU proudly presents an inclusive event against rape culture aimed to educate and empower: SLUTWALK February 14, 10 am to 3 pm Housing Lawn March begins at 11:00 Consent Education Live Entertainment Games, free food, poster making

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March 2018

Sexual Harassment, March 3 Delray Library

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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Sexual Harassment: Everyone’s Issue this Saturday, March 3 at the Delray Beach Public Library at 100 West Atlantic Avenue from 11-12:30PM. We are in the midst of correcting an insidious pattern of behavior that has seriously damaged and impacted the lives of untold numbers of women, children and men in our country. To address this overdue outcry of sexual abuse we will read statements from U.S. Representatives Lois Frankel and Ted Deutch, ACLU Mark Schneider will present a sociological framework seeking a balance between egregious offenses and “witch…

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Board Meeting Mon. March 5 5:30, Compass in Lake Worth

March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Compass, 201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth, FL United States
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Nevertheless She Persisted: Special Film Screening of “Suffragette” and Discussion

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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Dr. Johanna Neuman, historian, journalist and author of Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women's Right to Vote presented a terrific program at our 2017 Women's Equality Day celebration last August.  She will be hosting a discussion following the showing of "Suffragette", which is a stirring historical drama, based on true events, that inspires all who struggle for equality in our own day and age.  It stars Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep. Please sign up at the Delray…

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Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Guns in Our Community

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old School Square, 51 N Swinton AVe
Delray Beach, FL 33444
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U.S. Congresswoman Lois Frankel invites everyone to attend Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Guns in Our Community Monday, March 12, 2018 7:00 PM-8:30PM Old School Square Fieldhouse Gymnasium 51 N. Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach 33444 Click here for flyer: Gun Safety Town Hall Meeting With students, the Congresswoman will talk about gun control. Questions: contact her office at 561-998-9045 RSVP to FL21LF.RSVP@mail.house.gov

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EMA & Women Aloud present “Abortion Stories”

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
PGA Arts Center, 4076 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach, FL 33410 United States
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*Note: This is the updated correct date. Originally, the wrong date given, but this is now the correct date.* Emergency Medical Assistance • PO Box 33552 • Palm Beach Gardens, 33420-3552 When a patient receives funding from EMA to help pay for their abortion, sometimes they write us a simple thank you note, and other times they tell us their story. Some stories can be harrowing, some uplifting, some sad, and some unbelievable. Yet these stories are rarely shared. Join as as…

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Black Women Rise 2018

March 17
Metropolitan Community Church (MCC), 4857 Northlake Blvd.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 United States
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Black Women Rise 2018 will be a one-day/two-night multigenerational, multiracial event centering the expertise and issues of black women. As in 2017, all performers and presenters (many nationally known) are black women who are tops in their respective fields. DATE & VENUE Saturday, March 17, 2018 at MCC of the Palm Beaches 4857 Northlake Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens FL 33418 FRIDAY NIGHT We are currently working on putting together a Friday night private event for pre-paid ticket holders, possibly a…

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Book Discussion: Women in the Literary Landscape (not a NOW program)

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2 Ave
Delray Beach,
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$10

From Andrea Baron, President of the South Florida chapter of the Women's National Book Association, a national non-profit group for those who love and work with books.   (www.wnba-books.org): "We are a new chapter and we are having a  program this month that I think would be of interest to NOW members.  We have published a book to celebrate our centennial year called Women in the Literary Landscape, which is a history of women in publishing.  It covers the contributions of…

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March for Our Lives

March 24

On SATURDAY, MARCH 24 there are more than 589 planned events across America and abroad to support the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students initiated March for Our Lives. Students are demanding sensible and effective gun legislation in the U.S. Please take the opportunity to express your concern. Please fill your car with friends and family to let our politicians know that ending gun violence is everybody's issue. Below are local demonstrations planned, by county and city; if you know of more, let us know and we…

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All People’s Day® Diversity Festival

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pompey Park, 1101 NW 2 Street
Delray, FL United States
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The main events are from 11 am to 5 pm with 20 performers and 50 booths.  A kid’s workshop is from 9:30 to 11 am. Call to register for the free workshop.  All People’s Day®, Inc, and Delray Parks & Recreation present the festival. It’s free to the public and boasts a wide variety of connective activities for the whole family. Even the food is free! Contact: susan@allpeoplesday.org (561) 495-9818 Pompey Park (indoors) 1101 NW 2 ST (by NW 10th Ave), Delray

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Pride Parade and Festival, Lake Worth

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Lake Worth, downtown, Lake Ave & S. Golfview Rd
Lake Worth, FL United States
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Join NOW and march in the parade. Dress up in rainbow colors, including NOW's signature purple.  Festival all weekend, Parade on March 25, starting at 11:00 a.m. arrive before 10:30 to join in. Bryant Park, Lake Ave and Golfview Rd, Lake Worth  

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Pride Parade 2018

March 25 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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April 2018

Board Meeting Monday April 2, 4:00-5:30 Compass, Lake Worth

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Compass, 201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth, FL United States
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All members welcome!

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Gun Debate: Pam Keith v Bob Harvey

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Vizcaya Colosseum Clubhouse, 15150 Michelangelo Blvd
Delray Bech, FL
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 7:30-9:00 PM Program: Gun Debate: Pam Keith v Bob Harvey. Keith is a candidate for U.S. Congressional District 18 and a Navy Veteran (Judge Advocate) and Harvey is President and Chief Instructor of South FL Gun School (the oldest gun school and shooting range in FL) FYI: The Parkland Group will be present for questions and comments Place: Vizcaya Colosseum Clubhouse (15150 Michelangelo Blvd., off Atlantic Avenue, west of Jog Road), Delray Beach: at gate say, "Steve with Forum" Note, if you…

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Candidate Forum

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vizcaya Colosseum Clubhouse, 15150 Michelangelo Blvd
Delray Bech, FL
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SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2:00-4:00 PM Program: Candidate Forum organized by Rabbi Barry Silver. Learn what candidates stand for and how they respond to your questions! Place: Vizcaya Colosseum Clubhouse, 15150 Michelangelo Blvd., off Atlantic Ave., west of Jog Rd., Delray Beach: Free Event: at gate say "Steve with Forum."

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Grandparents Against Guns and the Parkland Group

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Vizcaya Colosseum Clubhouse, 15150 Michelangelo Blvd
Delray Bech, FL
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MONDAY, April 16, 7:30-9:00 PM Program: Grandparents Against Guns and the Parkland Group (MSD HS Student Organizers) presentation Place: Vizcaya Colosseum Clubhouse (15150 Michelangelo Blvd., off Atlantic Avenue, west of Jog Road), Delray Beach Free Event: at gate, say "Steve with Forum" Note, if you wish to call your legislators and want to know how much the NRA has paid them, click here: FL Legislators and NRA

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Protect Immigrant Rights, Program at Delray Library

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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Program: Protect Immigrant Rights Across the country, the rights of immigrants are severely compromised due to the cruel tactics of the Trump administration.  Xenophobia, mass deportation, and unchecked abuse from federal officials are just a few of the trials immigrants in America face today.  Yet we know that discrimination against immigrants did not begin with Trump, nor will it end when he is out of office.  NOW continues to work as an ally in immigrant communities, helping to uplift the…

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May 2018

Why Courts Matter: Sunday Brunch May 6, League

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantis Blvd
Lake Worth, FL
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Put on by the PBC League of Women Voters: Sunday, May 6, 1 pm:  Brunch: Why Courts Matter:  Third Branch? How politicians are systematically trying to weaken the courts and what we can do about it.  Ellen Freidin, driving force behind Florida’s Fair District   amendments and past chair of 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee, will discuss Federal court judicial qualifications.  Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantis Boulevard, Lake Worth. $35 if register by April 26, $40 thereafter.   Register online at http://lwvpbc.org or call Estelle Friedman 561.968.4123.

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Board Meeting Monday May 7, 4:00-5:30 Compass, Lake Worth

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Compass, 201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth, FL United States
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All members welcome!

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End the Criminalization of Trauma, Program at Delray Library

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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Women and girls are affected by sexual violence at an alarmingly high rate in the U.S.  This violence is ignored on a cultural and institutional level.  Men in power are not held accountable for their actions while millions of women are forced to suffer in silence.  Moreover, women who are victims of violence are often criminalized and incarcerated for behaviors stemming from their abuse.  NOW is committed to ending violence of all forms against women.  Through legislative advocacy on a…

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