Montgomery County (MC) NOW is the Montgomery County, Maryland Chapter of the National Organization for Women. Adjacent to Washington, DC, Montgomery County is Maryland's most populous jurisdiction. MCNOW is dedicated to education and activism for women's rights. more»

MCNOW in action

MCNOW and MC BPW Women’s Equality Day Celebration, August 26, 2015

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Congressman Chris Van Hollen, 2015 Women's Legislative Briefing

Rosie Comes to Life: Women's Fight for Rights on the Homefront is a documentary that tells the tale of how propaganda helped influence how women were treated prior, during, and after the war. It includes quotes from several Rosies themselves, history on the National Organization for Women and stellar examples of the propaganda used during the war. Not only this, but clips of an interview with NOW members Jeannette Feldner and Linda Mahoney and United4Equality’s Carolyn Cook who are three extraordinary women is featured.

The path to the creation of this documentary was not easy. Eastern Middle School students Robyn Fohouo and Cecilia Hornyak spent months researching women in the WWII era for a 10 page research paper known as IDRP, and later used their combined efforts to produce a winning documentary. Unfortunately, Rosie Comes to Life didn't get past the state NHD competition, but it is not winning that matters. It's about the struggle for women's equality that is still going on today, as Carolyn Cook so eloquently pointed out. 

— Robyn Fohouo and Cecilia Hornyak

2014 Equal Pay Day Proclamation with Montgomery County Councilmembimer Nancy Floreen, MCNOW Co-Presidents Jeannette Feldner and Holly Joseph, Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Cherri Branson.

Equal Rights Amendment Rally Feminist Frolicking trip to the Sewall-Belmont House on

Taste of Wheaton Feminist Frolicking trip to the Sewall-Belmont House on

SummerOfChoice-MDNOWWome's Equality Day

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Resources for Women and Montgomery County

Equal Pay Resources

Harriet Tubman in the National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol Building

Other Local Organizations Focusing on Women's Rights