Washington Update (March 8, 2013)

Subscribe to Washington Update Yesterday I was privileged to represent AAUW at an incredible celebration — the signing ceremony for the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA).  So many of […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 08, 2013
President Obama signs VAWA reauthorization into law.

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act Is Law!

AAUW was fortunate enough to be invited to attend an incredible celebration Thursday — the signing ceremony for the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). Advocates and leaders gathered in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   March 08, 2013
The AAUW Public Policy team puts their hands together for VAWA.

You Didn’t Give Up on the Violence Against Women Act!

Can you believe it?! Only six weeks ago I wrote on AAUW’s blog, “Don’t Give Up on Reauthorizing VAWA.” And you didn’t! This morning, the House of Representatives passed the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   February 28, 2013

Statehouse Lobby Corps Program in a Box

The AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps was first established to promote federal grassroots lobbying efforts by AAUW members living in the Washington, D.C., area. A Statehouse Lobby Corps, […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 13, 2013

Public Policy Program Brochure

The Public Policy Program underscores AAUW’s mission of advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research and speaks to women’s needs, aspirations, and concerns across the life span. Read more »

  |     |   February 03, 2013

Don’t Give Up on Reauthorizing VAWA

Working with Congress on a regular basis can be exhilarating and infuriating. The past few months have been both when it comes to reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 09, 2013

AAUW’s Position on Balancing Work and Life: Family-Friendly Workplace Policies

AAUW believes that creating a work environment that helps employees balance the responsibilities of work and family is smart for businesses and good public policy. Read more »

  |     |   September 03, 2011

Making Ends Meet

Budgeting is hard. From the fist-time job holder or the family of four to the country as a whole, all of us must weigh our choices and make difficult decisions. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   May 26, 2010

Supporting Healthy Families

This week, at a hearing convened by the Senate HELP Committee’s Subcommittee on Children and Families, the Department of Labor announced the administration’s strong support of the Healthy Families Act. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 12, 2009

Preventing Hate Crimes

This past week, following a contentious committee debate, the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (H.R. 1913) was reported out of the House Judiciary Committee, setting up a floor […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 28, 2009