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

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

Comprehensive Sex Education

This morning the Today Show ventured into rarely tread territory for morning shows with guests discussing virginity and comprehensive sex education. The verbal spar between Jessica Valenti and Lakita Garth […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   April 23, 2009

Roe at 36

Directly on the heels of a crazy Inauguration weekend, another celebration of sorts took place yesterday. Thousands gathered here in D.C. to celebrate (or protest) the 36th anniversary of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2009

Blog Action Day: Pay Equity to Help End Poverty

Conversations about poverty often revolve around comparing and contrasting people on either side of a government-established income level, trying to process exactly what causes poverty and how to improve the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   October 15, 2008