Letter to Hill on Emergency Unemployment Insurance

AAUW urged Congress to extend emergency unemployment insurance to stabilize the economic recovery of American workers and their communities. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 03, 2014

Comments supporting bullying and harassment data collection

AAUW submitted comments on the proposed revisions to the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC), applauding the Department’s proposal to require schools to collect information regarding the number of allegations of bullying and harassment on the basis of sexual orientation or religion received by a school. Read more »

  |     |   January 03, 2014
The AAUW Public Policy team puts their hands together for VAWA.

AAUW Public Policy Team Gives Thanks

In the AAUW Public Policy Department, we have so much to be thankful for — including you! (I’ll get to that in a moment.) With Thanksgiving around the corner, I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you what our department gives thanks for this year. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   November 26, 2013

Workshop: As Easy as the Chicken Dance: Ways to Move Pay Equity in Your State

This workshop gives an overview of which states have made progress on equal pay, whether in the form of state legislation, an executive order, or through other means, and what that entails. Read more »

Comments on the Civil Rights of Service Members and Veterans

AAUW submitted comments to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for its May 2013 briefing on the civil rights of service members and veterans. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 31, 2013

Comments on Proposed Federal Grant Reform

AAUW submitted comments on the proposed reform of federal policies relating to federal grants and awards. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 02, 2013

Should Women Be Equal?

I refuse to make the case for why women should be equal to men. The answer — for me and for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) — is […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   April 01, 2013
Sen. Olympia Snowe

AAUW Policy Director Eager to See Sen. Olympia Snowe at Convention

AAUW’s 2013 convention was always going to be exciting for me — bringing together AAUW members, the Big Easy, Melissa Harris-Perry, and my dear friend Lilly Ledbetter. But now I’ll have the added […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 20, 2013

Comments to Department of Education of Athletics Information

AAUW submitted comments regarding the Department of Education’s proposed renewal of regulations regarding data collection for the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA). Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 22, 2013

Comments to Department of Education on DC Vouchers

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Education regarding the District of Columbia’s Opportunity Scholarship Program, which grants students federally funded vouchers to attend private schools. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 22, 2013