October 2019: National Period Day Rally
National Period Day Rally
October 19th 2019 was the first ever National Period Day, and Mass NOW organized the Boston rally at City Hall Plaza, one of the largest rallies across all 50 states.
April 2019: Future of Childcare Challenge
Future of Childcare Challenge
Mass NOW co-hosted the Future of Childcare Challenge in partnership with Mayor Walsh’s SPARK council and Boston’s Office for Women’s Advancement. People from a variety of sectors came to discuss the crisis of affordable childcare, hear from two panels of childcare experts, and participate in interactive activities.
September 2019: Back to School Ball
Back to School Ball
Mass NOW hosted a Back to School themed Ball as part of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Fierce Urgency of Now series. We filled Hibernian Hall, danced the night away, and raised money for the Transgender Emergency Fund which has helped low-income trans individuals in Massachusetts since 2008.
April 2019: Period Art Pop Ups
Period Art Pop Up
Our Period Art Pop-Ups convene creatives through an art show that celebrates, reclaims, explores menstruation and the theme ‘the personal is political.’ Thank you to everyone who came to our Pop-Ups in Jamaica Plain and at the Massachusetts State House.
January 2019: Dismantling White Feminism Workshops
Dismantling White Feminism Workshops
In partnership with the Anti Racism Collaborative we hosted Dismantling White Feminism workshops for our members which included a critical examination of white feminism through historical, intersectional, and social movement lenses in the first session, and an interrogation and planning process for allies, accomplices, and the conditions for functioning accountability in the second session.