Shore Area NOW
Abbie Spector – President
Lynn Hansen – Treasurer
Theresa Falcone – Co-organizer; Constitutional Equality Committee
Mariel DiDato – Co-organizer; Social Media Head; Repro. Rights Committee
Jill Stack, Aimee Rabino – Recording Secretary
Kathleen Culver & Kelly Lozo – Chapter Website Development
Theme: Continued Action!
Shore Area NOW Updates & Info:
1. Next meeting – May 30th
2. Continue to RESIST: Don't forget to check the Grab Your Wallet web page before you go shopping. Support those businesses that support our efforts.
3. Potential Candidates for Shore Area NOW President & Board Members
4. April 19 – LGBTQ Task Force KICKOFF!
5. Nov. 2nd – Chapter Elections *must be a member for 3 months prior to participate*
6. Discussion on Neil Gorsuch nomination
7. ERA passed in Nevada
8. Equal Pay Day
9. Meeting with representatives during next recess
10. Task Forces – Lynn is organizing next task force, LGBTQ Rights
Program - Guest Speaker for tonight's meeting:
League of Women Voters with Speaker Anne Torre
• League of Women Votes is a National nonpartisan organization, open to women and men, that works to advocate, educate, and empower voters
• NJ State League publishes NJ Citizen’s Guide to Government yearly, see link below
• Greater Red Bank Area chapter hosts local forums, voter registration events, and civics programs for high school students.
o Ex. Running and Winning – seminar for female high school juniors to introduce women in politics and encourage them to run for political office
ACTION: Texting! Anne Torre shared a new texting app.
1. ResistBot – Text “RESIST” to 50409
• Write text messages to your Representatives and then send the message as a fax for FREE
2. Planned Parenthood – Text “#IDefy” to 22422
• Sends you updates on how to help push PP agenda
May 16 – League of Women Voters (Greater Red Bank Area)
How to Get Involved with NOW:
• Take the Interest Survey (anonymous)
• Join NOW – Shore Area NOW Chapter #0275 www.now.org
• Plan a monthly meeting? Speakers?
• Interested in leading a Committee?
League of Women Voters: NJ Citizen’s Guide to Government
Voter Registration Form
Shore Area NOW LINKS
NJ State NOW
Shore Area NOW