Cathy Myers Announces Endorsement from the National Organization for Women
Myers is a Janesville School Board Member and 24-year veteran high school teacher running to represent Wisconsin’s 1st District in Congress
Janesville, WI –Cathy Myers, a Janesville School Board Member and Democrat running for Congress in Wisconsin’s 1st District, announced today the endorsement of the National Organization for Women (NOW).
Founded in 1966, NOW advocates for women’s equality with a focus on access to reproductive health services, domestic violence protections, constitutional rights, ending racism and promoting diversity, LGBT rights, and economic justice for women in the workplace.
Wisconsin chapter president, Lindsay Lemmer stated: “Cathy Myers has spent her career elevating the status of women, from being part of the first full class of women to attend Westminster College, to her extensive volunteer work empowering women in her community, to her work on the Janesville School Board. As the twice-elected commissioner of the Janesville School Board and as a high school teacher, she has worked tirelessly to improve outcomes for the next generation of Wisconsinites. She’s led on initiatives reducing discrimination and protecting the civil rights of the youth in her community.” NOW’s full statement is available here.
Cathy Myers responded to the endorsement by saying, “I have stood with NOW members on the front lines in the fight for abortion rights, LGBT equality, equal pay, domestic violence protections, and racial justice. I am proud that they are joining our campaign to replace Paul Ryan and send another progressive woman to Congress!”
Cathy Myers is a single mother of two and 24-year veteran high school teacher who is currently serving her second term on the Janesville School Board.
Cathy for Congress
Recent Press Releases by Cathy Myers
Myers calls on Bryce to account for campaign funds that appear to have been used to pay off his personal debt
Myers’ plan calls for $15 minimum wage, protecting small businesses by breaking up monopolies, and a universal basic income
High school teacher receives 40,000 grassroots contributions in bid to replace Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s 1st District