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By Carrie Marriott Guest blogger Carrie Marriott is an active philanthropist and advocate for children’s health and education, and a busy mother of four children under the age of 12. Youngest son, Henry, is one of the compelling reasons why … Continue reading

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By: Emily Morazán, NCWO intern Villains aren’t always easy to identify in the Netflix original series, Orange is the New Black. Even antagonists like George “Pornstache” Mendez, Natalie “Fig” Figueroa, and Yvonne “Vee” Parker elicit viewers’ sympathy from time to … Continue reading

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by Sharon Kessler, Event Director, Race for Every Child Mark your calendar for October 5, and Race for Every Child! Why? In 1870, children in the Washington, DC area were shouldering the unfair burden of the Civil War, fighting poverty, … Continue reading

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For Immediate Release        Contact: Dawn Aldrich dawn@ncwo-online.org 202-293-4505 National Council applauds appointment of first woman director of the U.S. Secret Service Washington, D.C. March 27 – The National Council of Women’s Organizations, a nonpartisan coalition of 240 progressive women’s groups … Continue reading

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Women voters will decide the winner of the Nov. 6 presidential election, according to political pundits, but they have heard almost nothing from candidates Pres. Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney about the issue of their basic constitutional rights. In … Continue reading

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By: Dani Nispel,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations   With all the talk about Title IX lately, it only makes sense to shift our focus to the Olympics. Friday, July 27th marks the opening ceremonies of the … Continue reading

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