National Organization for Women of Minnesota
Advocacy - Women
550 Rice St, St. Paul, MN, 55103-2116
Distance: 898 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
The Minnesota National Organization for Women (NOW) is a multi-issue, grassroots advocate working for women's rights in Minnesota.
Legislative lobbying, political activism, newsletter, legislative updates, issue education, collective actions relating to issues or pertinent legislation.
Primary emphases are:
* Ratification of an unamended Equal Rights Amendment
* Repeal of all laws restricting safe, legal abortion
* Protection of lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender civil rights
* Eliminating racism
* Freedom from violence
* Opposition to punitive welfare reform; promotion of economic equity
- Sliding fee scale
Anyone who believes in the mission of the organization may be a member.
No direct services to clients.
Membership application and Volunteer sign up sheet available at: http://mnnow.org/get-involved/volunteer-internships
$35 yearly dues, sliding fee from $15 - $34
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FP-0500.4500Legislative Advocacy Definition
Programs that attempt to influence the introduction or review of pending bills, ordinances or administrative rulings with the objective of having an impact on the passage or defeat of such legislation or its content.
TD-1600.3100-950Women's Advocacy Groups Definition
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of women.
TD-1600.6600Political Action/Lobbying Groups Definition
Organizations that work for the introduction, passage or defeat of one or more specific pieces of legislation through attempts, including personal solicitation, to influence the way legislators vote or the content of the legislation they introduce. Also included are organizations that utilize picketing, leafleting, guerrilla theater, demonstrations, speak-outs and other similar tactics to educate the public or government representatives about a particular issue or point of view and/or to influence policy development and implementation or have an impact on the general political climate.
TQ-6500.6500Political Associations/Clubs Definition
Voluntary associations of individuals of the same political persuasion who have joined together to discuss political issues, to advocate for political causes, to raise funds to support political candidates or ballot measures and to undertake other projects that further their common political goals.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YQ-2000Feminist Organizational Perspective Definition
Organizations and individual practitioners who provide services that reflect a commitment to the eradication of political, economic and social discrimination against women, and to the empowerment of women through equal rights, opportunities and choices.
YZ-6400Political Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of politics.
YZ-9000Women's Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of women and their interests.