Washington State National Organization for Women

Invites you to Join us for 

“Come to the Table for Justice: Act NOW” 

May 6, 2017

The Washington State NOW Conference

IBEW Hall Local 76, 3049 South 36th Street, Tacoma, WA


What next for women? Attend the May 6 Washington State NOW Conference and find out! Join us as we discuss the intersection of our issues, communities, and experiences so we can find common ground, and take action together defending women’s and human rights.

Date: Saturday, May 6

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: IBEW Hall Local 76, 3049 South 36th Street, Tacoma, WA

Registration Fee: $25, lunch included. No NOW member turned away for lack of funds. Join NOW for $35 and get free conference registration!

How to Register: Either register in person at the conference or print, fill out, and return registration form (below) with registration fee included. Meal preferences can be selected on registration form.


9:30 Registration

9:45 Open, welcome

10:00 Non-Violent Communication Speaker – Liv Monroe, Center for Non-Violent Communication

11:00 Panel 1: Gender and Justice –

Immigration- Advocate Simone Gomes

Transgender Issues- Elayne Wylie, Gender Justice League and WA Safe Alliance

Additional Speakers TBD

11:45 Breakout Sessions (related to panel themes)

12:30 Lunch

1:00 Panel 2: Running for Office –

National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington

Additional speakers TBD

1:45 Panel 3: Reproductive Sovereignty – Intersection of communities and the issues that prevent a woman from controlling her body and her own life.

Planned Parenthood Votes of the NW and Hawaii, Treasure Mackley, Political and Organizing Director

Germaine Kornegay, Sedro Wooley City Council

Additional Speakers TBD

2:30 Breakout sessions (organized by panel themes)

3:15 District Report, Break out reports, actions and resolutions

4:00 Closing ceremony

Visit our Action Table for information about upcoming events, petitions, and actions to be put on by our NOW chapters and their partner organizations across Washington.

Visit the following Facebook pages to connect with the NOW chapters across Washington:

For more information, contact Linda Malanchuk-Finnan, WA State NOW Council Coordinator at: lryh@hotmail.com.

Local Women, Local Justice

Washington State NOW Conference Registration Form

City: State: Zip Code:
If you are a NOW member please provide your membership id.





Registration Fee:


Amount Enclosed

o NOW Member: $25.00
o Sliding scale for NOW Members: $0 – $24
o Non-member: $25.00
o Join NOW and get free conference registration: $35.00
Lunch – included with registration
Veggie sandwich ______Turkey ______Gluten free _______Salad _______
Special needs_______________________________________

 Please return registration form by April 29, 2017 to:

2017 WA State NOW Conference, 3122 28th Avenue SE, Olympia WA 98501