About Us
Improving the Hampton Roads community through the empowerment of women.​​​​​
Improving the Hampton Roads community through the empowerment of women.​​​​​
​​Hampton Roads NOW is a local chapter of a the National Organization for Women, a  grassroots organization committed to supporting women.  As the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights, and is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States. NOW has hundreds of chapters and hundreds of thousands of members and activists in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Since our founding in 1966, NOW’s purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life.