Morris County NOW proudly announces...

All editions of our TV show, New Directions for Women, will be archived in the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, where they will be available to historians, scholars and students in perpetuity. Our program was chosen because of its content and technical level as well as because it is indicative of the many issues of concern to women in the late 20th and early 21st Century.

Do You Have TV Skills?

Do you have or think you have skills to participate in TV production? The TV Task Force is in dire need of people to work in all aspects of TV production: camera operator, audio technician, floor manager, video graphics, etc. We are hoping to get a class together for training by Cablevision as soon as possible. If you are interested, please email Karen Lontka with your name and contact information.

Programs For Sale

Each program of approximately 30 minutes is available at a cost of $15.00, which includes shipping and handling. Make checks payable to Morris County NOW. Send your check, along with your name and address and the title/s and number/s of the program/s you wish to purchase, to Morris County NOW, PO Box 394, Morristown, NJ 07960. Please allow three to four weeks for delivery. Programs with an asterisk are highly recommended.

In the list below you can click on a link in the YouTube column to view the show

Reconciling Feminism and Faith: Growing Up Bisexual in the Methodist Church

Since I was born, I have attended a Methodist church in Washington, DC. I was baptized there, and through my church, I met lifelong friends, mentors, and people that I consider family. As long as I can remember, there have been members of my church that were part of the LGBTQIA+ community. I never thought... Read more »

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17.Apr.2019


Indigenous Women Can’t Get Justice: You Should Care

This post contains mentions of sexual violence The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 1585) that addresses the jurisdictional problem described in this article was voted on during the first week of April, 2019. The bill passed the House with a vote of 263-158. 33 Republicans voted for the measure. VAWA faces an... Read more »

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11.Apr.2019


Writing Women into History as Peacemakers

As intriguing as the phrase “Women were written out of history” sounds, it is not entirely accurate. In many cases, women were never written into history in the first place, and as Women’s History Month ends, it is important to recognize that this effort to acknowledge and appreciate the contributions of women around the world... Read more »

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29.Mar.2019


Scott Lloyd’s Obsession – Getting Closer to The Handmaid’s Tale

A government official tracking the pregnancies and menstrual cycles of teenage girls in custody? It seems like a scene out of The Handmaid’s Tale, but it’s happened in the United States Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) as recently as June 2018. Enter the former director of ORR Scott Lloyd, the newest villain in this episode... Read more »

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25.Mar.2019


This International Women’s Day NOW Celebrates Activists at Home and Abroad

Activists play the extremely important role of creating and cultivating change in society, sometimes defying strict cultural norms or putting themselves in danger. As the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States, NOW is dedicated to taking initiative in promoting feminist ideals, leading societal change, and eliminating all forms of discrimination. This... Read more »

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12.Mar.2019