Townie Tuesday

 SCVANOW Members and Friends! We have great News!  Lift Bridge Brewing is once again featuring us at Townie Tuesday!  They will generously donate a portion of the proceeds from every beer to SCVANOW. Townie Tuesday is certainly a good time with friends.  But it's also a chance to introduce ourselves to the community, have easy conversations with your neighbors on local issues … Continue reading Townie Tuesday

Nominations For SCVANOW Board Are Open

WE NEED YOU! With SCVNOW elections coming up later this spring, we are seeking candidates to run for the Board of Directors: President, Administrative Vice President, Action Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.   Deb Hoffman, our current membership chair, is running for President and we have other members seriously considering their candidacy for other offices. … Continue reading Nominations For SCVANOW Board Are Open

March Membership Meeting Change

March Membership Meeting Change Our next regularly scheduled membership meeting falls on March 10, which is the beginning of spring break.  Since many of our members will be gone, we’ve decided that we should all take a break.  We hope that instead of meeting, you will put your feet up, relax, and take a breath.  … Continue reading March Membership Meeting Change

Important Notice: Change in SCVANOW Facebook Policy

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT from the Board of Directors of SCVANOW. NEW MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT on Facebook. Dear Facebook SCVANOW Group Friends, After the last presidential election, a miracle happened. One thousand of us found each other and became an alliance. We gathered together in person and on Facebook to turn our despair into action and purpose. We … Continue reading Important Notice: Change in SCVANOW Facebook Policy

Making Stillwater More Welcoming

The PerSisters Human Rights Team is working on a campaign to encourage people of all backgrounds, religions, races, and ethnicities to feel welcome in Stillwater. Two members of the Persisters attended the January 18, 2019 meeting of the business group, Main Street Stillwater IBA, chaired by Aimee Pelletier. The Persisters had engaged with the group … Continue reading Making Stillwater More Welcoming

Gun Violence is a National Health Emergency

By Peg Ludtke, SCVANOW Secretary Reverend Nancy Nord Bence’s passion for protecting all Minnesotans from gun violence is obvious. As a minister, she has been on the front line during the aftermath of gun violence and seen first-hand its crippling, or deadly effect on families. Her superiors in the Lutheran Ministries felt this was the … Continue reading Gun Violence is a National Health Emergency


What do our members do? We organize motivate, inspire, lead discussions, make phone calls, write, send letters, paint, make posters, take notes, post on social media, work with others, brainstorm, plan events, draw, design, cheer, hold signs, visit our legislators, rally, lobby, chant, sing, engage local businesses, create petitions, bring food to a potluck or any … Continue reading Gallery

Join Our NOW Chapter!

Become a Member of the St. Croix Valley Alliance NOW Be empowered, make a difference! Be on the cutting edge of progressive politics, education, healthcare, environmental protection, and human rights. By  becoming a member, you are supporting the activities of our group and will be admitted to join our inner circle on our private Facebook page … Continue reading Join Our NOW Chapter!


St Croix Valley Alliance NOW is a chapter of the National Organization for Women. We believe that as a society, we must move forward, not backward. We engage in protecting, changing, and leading progressive values through local grassroots organizing.  We are a very active organization, composed of bright, energetic and interesting people. Activism works! As … Continue reading Who Is SCVA-NOW?

Big Pharma: Market Failure

Join us at the Zephyr Theatre for a free viewing of the documentary "Big Pharma" & community conversation. The St. Croix Valley Women’s Alliance invites you to a community discussion following the viewing of the documentary "Big Pharma", with special guests Chuck Bransford and Joel Albers.  “Big Pharma” explores the problem of extreme drug prices … Continue reading Big Pharma: Market Failure