About PA NOW

Pennsylvania NOW is the Pennsylvania state chapter of the National Organization for Women, the country’s largest feminist political organization. We are a statewide grassroots nonprofit volunteer organization with over 13,000 contributing members and 20 local chapters around the state. NOW members are women and men, young and old, all colors, classes and backgrounds, working together to bring about equal rights for all women.

NOW is driven by six core missions:

  • Economic Justice
  • Reproductive Justice
  • Gender Equality/Gay Rights
  • Combatting Racism
  • Ending Violence Against Women
  • Constitutional Equality


Michele Hamilton – President
Susan Woodland – Vice President
Betsy Parziale – Treasurer
Shamaine Daniels – Secretary