Elizabeth Holden

Elizabeth Holden

Grassroots Advocacy Manager

Elizabeth Holden serves as the grassroots advocacy manager at AAUW, where she works with members across the country to advance AAUW’s public policy priorities at the state and federal levels. She also oversees the organization’s national voter education and Get Out the Vote campaigns. Prior to joining AAUW, she worked at the American Association of Law Libraries, where she developed both direct lobbying and grassroots advocacy strategies on issues related to public access to information. She began her advocacy career at Women’s Action for New Directions and was a fellow at the Women's Campaign Fund. She lives in Washington, D.C.’s Kalorama Triangle neighborhood with her husband.
 

Work by Elizabeth Holden

Introducing Two-Minute Activist Mobile

Committed members of AAUW’s Action Network receive urgent email notices when their advocacy is needed most and are always prepared to spring into action at a moment’s notice. Read more »

Resource   |   July 03, 2017

Join Two-Minute Activist Mobile today!

Now, we are thrilled to announce the next step in AAUW advocacy: Two-Minute Activist Mobile. This exciting new tool will allow AAUW to send more timely and targeted communication straight to your cell phone via text message. Read more »

Resource   |   June 29, 2017
The sun rises over U.S. Capitol before the public swearing in ceremony during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C, Jan. 21, 2013.

AAUW’s Tips for Inauguration Weekend

The weekend of January 20 will be a busy one. Find everything you need to know about participating in Inauguration weekend in Washington, D.C., from the comfort of your own home, or online. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 04, 2017
Visitors to the AAUW National Voter Registration Day event at the Newseum in Washington, DC leave notes about why they are voting.

Women Helping Women Vote

Regardless of how you feel about the outcome of the 2016 election, we can all celebrate one thing: Americans exercised their right to vote. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 02, 2016
Looking up at the inside of the dome from the ground floor. Photos from a walk through the State Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin.

State Ballot Measures: How Women Fared in 2016

There was more than just candidates on the ballot in several states on Election Day 2016. Ballot measures played an important role in enacting policies that support women and their families thanks in part to the advocacy of AAUW members, who advocated for their passage. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   November 16, 2016
Questions about voting? Get the facts. 866.OUR.VOTE.

Everything You Need to Know for Election Day

Election Day is around the corner! You’ve been preparing for months to ensure that women’s voices are heard on Tuesday, November 8. Now it’s time to make sure every vote is counted. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 27, 2016
2016 Campaign Vote Buttons

Don’t Boo — Vote!

The balloons have dropped, both parties have selected their nominees, and now the time has come for AAUW members across the country to roll up their sleeves and get out […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 04, 2016

Get Out the Vote Do’s and Don’ts

A successful get-out-the-vote campaign must be a compliant one! Election activities carried out in AAUW’s name must be conducted within the guidelines set out in AAUW policies. To help you be compliant in your campaign activities, we’ve put together this list of basic election do’s and don’ts. Read more »

Resource   |   May 25, 2016

AAUW Voter Issue Guide

The 2016 Voter Issue Guide provides concise information about key policy issues in the 2016 election and will help you prepare for the upcoming election and educate eligible voters. Read more »

Resource   |   May 23, 2016